Change At The Top In Berkshire Royal Arch

grand superintendentThe Most Excellent Grand Superintendent, Excellent Companion Kenneth Benford has announced that he will retire from office on 31st May 2015.

He was installed on 30th January 2006 and will have lead the Royal Arch Province of Berkshire with commitment and dedication for nine years by the time he retires.

His last official visit will take place at Berkshire First Principals’ Chapter on Tuesday 19th May 2015.



At Loddon Chapter on Wednesday 14th January 2015 he was delighted to announce that the Most Excellent, The First Grand Principal has invited Excellent Companion Ian Hopgood, PGSwdB , Deputy Grand Superintendent, to succeed him as Most Excellent Grand Superintendent in and over Berkshire. This news was met with great acclaim by all Companions present.

In our picture Kenneth Benford (r) congratulates Ian Hopgood (l)