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!

Site Update 17.01.2017

Bulk excavation works resumed after the New Year holiday and 38% of the reduced level excavation is now complete, representing 225 truckloads of material removed from site.  To prevent soiling of Mill Road surfaces an operator cleans all truck tyres before they leave the site, and a programme of road sweeping is under way. A … Continue reading Site Update 17.01.2017

Mosque open to all people

The first eco-friendly mosque in Europe is meant to be a place for everyone in the community, explained Davina Levy, our PR officer,  during the Cambridge Mosque Open Day at the Mill Road Winter Fair. She had the opportunity to talk to visitors and Mill Road TV about the new develpments at the site on … Continue reading Mosque open to all people

Groundbreaking Gathering

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