On the blessed day of Ashura we gathered at the Mill Road site for prayers to celebrate the start of works. As well as architects, diplomats, contractors, engineers and other consultants, the happy event was attended by representatives of the city’s different masjid communities. The event began with a Qur’anic recitation by Imam Isa Karadere, … Continue reading Groundbreaking Gathering
Our Mill Road site is a hive of activity again! To continue with their site preparation works our subcontractors are busy setting up cabins, making the boundaries secure, and breaking out the 600mm thick concrete slabs that cover the site. This will facilitate the start of work on the basement at a later date. This … Continue reading Contractors Return To Site
Following our survey of female mosque-users in the Cambridge area, we have produced statistical guidance on preferences for the male-female screen on the ground floor. We were delighted to receive so many responses to our survey. To download and view the results and comments please click the links below: Women’s Survey || General Report Women’s … Continue reading Women’s Survey Results Out
Contractors are back on the Mill Road site this week to establish a proper drainage infrastructure at the front end. New drains will be excavated and built and capped with manhole covers. We are also continuing site investigation works through a series of boreholes elsewhere on the site, which our specialist contractors will be monitoring … Continue reading More Progress on Site!
Our main contractors have spent an active two weeks surveying the site boundaries and clearing the site of all vegetation. Now our site looks larger than ever! Both neighbouring sites along Mill Road are subject to planning applications, so the entire area looks likely to be transformed over the coming months.
As we move towards commencement of the Main Works package for Phase One (basement, perimeter wall and infrastructure), we are back on site with a series of preparatory tasks Following the completion of detailed site investigation works, in September the large steel warehouse was demolished and removed, and work will shortly begin on moving the … Continue reading Site Preparation Works
Following the Trust’s issuing of an Invitation to Tender, the three construction firms shortlisted for the main build of the mosque were invited to offer presentations at a meeting held in Cambridge on June 16. Each contractor was asked to outline its previous project experience, its understanding of the particular challenges of our project, including … Continue reading Main Contractors Interviewed