There are seven Royal Arch Chapters meeting at St. Giles, Colchester:

Patriotic Chapter No. 51

Formed in 1807, is the oldest Chapter in Essex.

United Chapter No. 697

Formed 1857.

Blackwater Chapter No. 1977

Formed 1929.

Abbey Gate Chapter No. 4219

Formed in 1927, this Chapter now meets in daylight.

Comrades Chapter No. 2976

Formed in 1938. Meets 4th Wednesday February and May, 1st Wednesday October and December Website:

Grey Friars Chapter No 5169

Formed 1935 five years after the Lodge of the same name.

Pyefleet Chapter No. 8913

Formed in 1990.