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About United Grand Lodge of England

Who are we?

United Grand Lodge of England (UGLE) is headquartered in Freemasons’ Hall, London and is the governing body of Freemasonry in England, Wales, the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man and some Districts overseas. Our Grand Master is HRH The Duke of Kent KG.

How are we organised?

UGLE currently has around 200,000 members meeting in over 7,000 Lodges throughout the country. Lodges are grouped into Provinces by region, roughly in line with the old county boundaries, under the guidance of UGLE.

How do we operate?

UGLE holds four business meetings a year, known as Quarterly Communication. Have a look at Freemasons' Hall Diary for meeting dates and details of other key events at Freemasons' Hall.

UGLE, it's Lodges and members operates to a rule book The Book of Constitutions, which was first published in 1723. UGLE also publishes directories of office bearers, committees and Lodges, which are all available from Letchworth's Shop.