Phase Two Begins!

Our Swiss friends and timber fabricators Blumer-Lehmann AG have been working hard on manufacturing the columns, walls and dome of our mosque, at their state-of-the-art plant in Gossau, Switzerland. The first consignment has now left their factory and is on its way to Mill Road! Blumer-Lehmann’s specialist team will make a soft start on our … Continue reading Phase Two Begins!

Phase One Complete

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

MP endorses our scheme

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

Good Foundations: A Substructure Works Update!

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!

Progress with Auditorium Design

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

First Timber Unit Completes!

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!