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
Muslims from Cambridge and all over the UK are preparing for the journey of a lifetime to the Holy City of Mecca. Mishkat Media is presenting an online lecture on ‘The Secrets of the Hajj’, which explains the wisdom and necessity of Hajj, and how to allow the outward practices to enter and transform us … Continue reading Hajj Is Coming: Learn More with CMT
Brighton’s new visitor attraction, known as the British Airways i360, was officially opened on 4 August. Designed by Cambridge Mosque architects Marks Barfield Associates, this innovative structure is a ‘vertical pier’ which takes up to 200 visitors a breathtaking 138 metres into the sky. The hi-tech project benefits from the extensive use of sustainable technology. … Continue reading i360 Open To The Public!
Dr Ramon Harvey of the Cambridge Muslim College has provided us with this amazing online lesson on how to respect, recite and understand Allah’s Book. Available now for streaming and download. Every penny goes to the Cambridge New Mosque Project.
Cambridge’s new mosque will feature a unique combination of Western and Islamic sacred geometry. These will appear in the form of patterned brick, stained-glass windows, and door and floor designs. Take a look at the video below and meet our geometer, Professor Keith Critchlow, of the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts in London:
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
Ramadan Mubarak! The Trustees and the whole team of the Cambridge New Mosque Project congratulate the Muslims of Cambridge on the commencement of the Holy Month of Ramadan. May Allah make this a month of acceptance, brotherhood, and unity for Muslims here and around the world. Shaykh Abdul Latif Finch has given a brilliant lecture … Continue reading Ramadan Mubarak!
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!
“Allah is beautiful and loves beauty.” – Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) – Cambridge Islamic Art is a small, volunteer driven initiative which proudly launched their first online Islamic art sale in December 2015 in aid of the Cambridge Mosque Project. World-renowned Muslim artists, many of whom are masters of the Islamic art tradition, donated pieces … Continue reading Cambridge Islamic Art raises £25K for Cambridge Mosque Project