Issue 3 of our newsletter is now available to read online. Take a look below or click here to read all the latest news about our progress!
On July 28 the first phase officially completed on schedule. The following statement has been released by the architects Marks Barfield and the Main Contractors, Gilbert-Ash: After a successful ground breaking ceremony, attended by the local community in October 2016, the design team and Gilbert Ash have been working closely together to progress the basement … Continue reading Phase One Complete
Thanks to Daniel Zeichner, Member of Parliament for Cambridge, for the following words of support: ‘The Mill Road mosque is a powerful symbol for our city. With an estimated six thousand Muslim residents in Cambridge, the project to construct the city’s first purpose-built mosque was well overdue; it will provide much needed extra capacity as … Continue reading MP endorses our scheme
The Cambridge Mosque Project will be fundraising on Channel S this Ramadan. The Cambridge Mosque Appeal will be broadcast LIVE on June 15th, from 5pm until after Suhoor! This year we will also have a live auction sale of original Islamic artworks donated by world-renowned Muslim artists. You can make your donations live by telephoning the … Continue reading Channel S Appeal This Ramadan
Last Sunday Muslim community leaders from all over the region gathered to plan new fundraising initiatives for our mosque! Representatives from mosques in St Ives, Huntingdon, Cambridge and Peterborough were in attendance. Guests included Shamim Ahmed of the Cambridge Bangladesh Cultural and Welfare Association, Councillor Ansar Ali from the Peterborough City Council, Aminul Islam, Founder … Continue reading Anglia Muslims Get Together In Support of Our Mosque
Most of the concrete flooring has now been successfully poured, and we have started to complete the columns and the liner wall which will ensure a good finish in the basement area. The storm water attenuation system is complete together with its pumping system and also 80% of the drainage underneath the basement slab. Works … Continue reading Good Foundations: A Substructure Works Update!
As construction work is ongoing on our Mill Road site, the Trust has been developing its plans for the teaching spaces in the new building. As well as the smaller classrooms designated for Cambridge’s Qur’an and Hadith Hub, and the multipurpose cafe/exhibition space, there is to be a dedicated women’s classroom. But the team have … Continue reading Progress with Auditorium Design
A team from Cambridge has travelled to Switzerland for the long-awaited unveiling of the first section of the mosque’s pillar and wall construction. The visit gave a good sense of the soaring scale and Islamic designs of the cross-laminated timber which is the keynote of the project’s design, and whose assembly will commence in Cambridge … Continue reading First Timber Unit Completes!
The entire build of the New Cambridge Mosque is being documented. Watch and share our first time-lapse video of construction from November 2016 to February 2017. Please continue to support the Cambridge Mosque Trust. Find out how here.
“The sun is a gift from God.” Shaista Ambar, founder of Lucknow’s first, all-women mosque The first women’s mosque in the city of Lucknow has become the first mosque in India to be entirely powered by renewable energy. The mosque’s president, Shaista Ambar, emphasises that the initiative is in response to global warming, urban pollution, … Continue reading Indian Women’s Mosque Goes 100% Solar