The London Borough of Tower Hamlets is home to a huge Muslim population. Before 1980, local Muslims did not have a Mosque where they could come together for daily prayers or to run Islamic activities. Muslim residents would move from neighbour to neighbour’s home to pray in congregation, however as the number of worshippers grew, it soon became clear the need for a Mosque. Read More
To provide and facilitate the five daily prayers for the local Muslim residents
To provide Islamic education regarding the Qur’an and authentic practices of Prophet Muhammad (s) for men, women and children
To provide social and recreational activities for local Muslim residents
To increase awareness of Islam amongst non-Muslims and to promote community cohesion to establish social harmony within groups
Final Picture of Mosque & Cultural Centre when work completed, more than 3000 men, women and children can pray together in the Mosque after completion of construction work. To build a planning approved purpose built Mosque and Community Centre to provide current services and a centre of community hub facilities such as a crèche, elders meeting place, advice surgery, activities for young children and after-school support facilities. This will generate employment opportunities for local people that would support people to improve their socio-economic conditions and well being.