Andrew Harland Watson

Andy Watson

Role: Hall Ambassador for Darlington Masonic Hall
Lodge: Marquess of Ripon 1379
Mobile 07527 274379

Email: aw301261@ntlworld.com

Responsible for the following Lodges; 111, 1379, 3417, 4079, 4260, 4490, 4751, 5089, 6158, 6678, 7486, 8956, 9441 & 9454.

 

Masonic History
Initiated June 2007

Passed: October 2007

Raised: March 2008

WM: December 2011 – December 2012

Current lodge office: Tyler

Provincial: Past Provincial Grand Steward July 2014

Career

Born Darlington 1961

School – Branksome Comprehensive, Darlington 1973 – 1978 - Very keen at the time on school productions – ask Andy Hill!!

Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College 1978 - 1980

Studied Architecture at graduate and post graduate level at University of Sheffield 1983 - 1987

Degrees – BA (hons), Dip Arch, RIBA.

Member of Architects Registration Board 1987

Chartered member of Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) 1988 

Joined HMH Architects 1987, specialist in social, supported and elderly housing

Architect for Peter Stracey House 1991, and Boundary Court 2008

Partner at HMH Architects since 1994

Personal

Married to Barbara - 24 years – married in Mauritius 1991

Son – James Andrew (age 18) born September 1996

Active member of All Saint’s Blackwell, Darlington – Verger, Warden, 

PCC member and Millennium Hall Trustee.

Match Secretary – Wheatsheaf Angling Club, Darlington – (coarse match fishing)

Very keen but not expert angler – love 1 week away each year, fishing with the lads at Evesham!

Newcastle United fan – for my sins (and I must have been particularly bad this year!!)

Enjoy medieval historical fiction – Bernard Cornwall, James Aitcheson etc

Enjoy travelling – particularly Italy.

Meet the rest of the Southern Area Team