Joining Freemasonry

Joining St Peter’s Masonic Lodge in Chertsey, Surrey.

Becoming a Freemason in Surrey is fairly straight forward.

If you have found this site of interest and decided already that you would like to join the Freemasons in Chertsey, Surrey then do get in touch to visit St Peter’s Masonic Lodge.

In the early stages we will invite you along to the Masonic Hall, Chertsey to visit our Freemasons Lodge and meet some of the members in relaxed, informal surroundings.

This will give you the opportunity to ask questions about becoming a Freemason and to see if our lodge is right for you.

You and your wife/partner may be asked if you wish to attend any up and coming events that might be near to your time of enquiry giving you the option to explore if Freemasonry is for you.

The process for joining the Freemasons in Chertsey, Surrey:

The Application

Once the lodge has discovered that you are an honourable man your application form can be completed. You will be proposed by a member of the lodge and a seconder will endorse the application.

Your Interview

The first stage of your application is for the committee members of St Peter’s Lodge to conduct an interview with you to find out a bit more about you. You will be informed of the outcome once a decision has been reached usually the same evening.

The Ballot

Your application will be read out at the next regular meeting where the members of the lodge will be given the opportunity to vote on your admission into the lodge.


Once the administration has been completed a date will be set for your admission into the lodge. Either the Lodge Secretary or Membership Officer will communicate with you in preparation for your big day!


The following is a copy of the declaration required of all candidates applying to be Initiated into a Lodge under the United Grand Lodge of England.

You can download a copy here joining-declaration