Baraka Room Is Unveiled

The late Baraka Khan raised over two hundred thousand pounds for our mosque before her tragic death at the age of 23, and we have named this beautiful room in her memory. Here are the first-ever pictures of this upstairs segment of the women’s prayer zone! Sisters in the mosque will have several worship areas … Continue reading Baraka Room Is Unveiled

Si Monumentum Requiris, Circumspice

The Cambridge Mosque Trust has been deeply saddened by the news that its architect David Marks died on October 6 after a long illness. We came to him with an ambitious project that would satisfy a religious community living in a minority setting within a historic English town, and he gave us a solution that … Continue reading Si Monumentum Requiris, Circumspice

Residential Unit Walls Go Up

It is now possible to go upstairs in our building! This photo shows a view of the rear residential unit (left) and the mother-and-child prayer space (right). The cross-laminated timber work will be faced with decorative brick at a later stage of the construction process. The window spaces can now be cut out of the … Continue reading Residential Unit Walls Go Up

Islamic Art Sale Preview Launched Today

We are launching today a 3-week preview of the Second International Islamic Art Sale which starts online on 15th October. Cambridge Islamic Art is building on the success of its first international online sale held in December 2015 to showcase more beautiful artwork which you can view now at www.cambridgeislamicart.com. Sale Period: 15th October – … Continue reading Islamic Art Sale Preview Launched Today

Rear Portico Takes Shape

The rear of the mosque building is starting to take shape. This view shows the CLT panels now in place for the mortuary (left) and the rear female access and second accommodation unit (right). The brick cladding will be added later in the project schedule. Tomorrow our specialist contractors begin work on the first of … Continue reading Rear Portico Takes Shape