Role: Hall Ambassador for Darlington Masonic Hall
Lodge: Marquess of Ripon 1379
Mobile 07527 274379
Responsible for the following Lodges; 111, 1379, 3417, 4079, 4260, 4490, 4751, 5089, 6158, 6678, 7486, 8956, 9441 & 9454.
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
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
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
South Area DirectorStrathearn Lodge
South Area Secretary Restoration Lodge
Hall AmbassadorDarlington Lodge
Hall AmbassadorStockton Lodge
Hall AmbassadorCastle Eden & Billingham Lodge
Hall AmbassadorRose of Raby Lodge
Hartlepool RR & Hartlepool RS