List of mosques in the United Kingdom

This is an Incomplete list of mosques in the United Kingdom listed by regions in Scotland, England and Wales.

England

East

Name Images City Year Group Remarks
Faidhan-e-Madina Mosque Peterborough ? U

London

Name Images City Year Group Remarks
Abbey Mills Mosque London 1910 TJ, D Tablighi Jamaat
Aziziye Mosque
London 1983 T
Fazl Mosque
London 1924 AMJ First mosque in London: 1924, also known as the 'London Mosque'
Baitul Futuh
London 2003 AMJ
Brick Lane Mosque
London 1976 TJ
East London Mosque
London 1910 JI and D It is the first mosque in European Union which was allowed to broadcast the adhan and it is the biggest Islamic centre in Europe.
London Central Mosque
London 1977 U Also known as the Islamic Cultural Centre, ICC or Regent's Park Mosque
North London Central Mosque
London 1990s U Until 2005 it was known as Finsbury Park Mosque
Suleymaniye Mosque
London 1999 T

North East

Name Images City Year Group Remarks
Nasir Mosque
Hartlepool 2005 AMJ 11 November 2005, cost: £500,000,[1]

North West

Name Images City Year Group Remarks
Al-Rahma mosque
Liverpool 1889 B Third mosque in Great Britain: December 25, 1889
Manchester Central Mosque
Manchester ? B Also known as Victoria Park Mosque, sometimes referred to as Jamia Mosque
Jamea Masjid
Preston 1964 JI Recognised as the Central Masjid of Preston and also known for its unique 'castle-like' Islamic architectural design.
Didsbury Mosque
Manchester 1962 U Syrian community. The building in West Didsbury was originally opened in 1883 as “Albert Park Methodist Chapel”, but closed in 1962 and later converted into a mosque.
Zakariyya Jaame Masjid Bolton 1969 TJ, D Gujarati Deobandi Indian community. The building in Bolton can hold 3000 Worshippers it was re-built in 2003 at a cost of £3,0000,000 mainly met from contribution by local worshippers.

South East

Name Images City Year Group Remarks
Chesham Mosque
Chesham (Buckinghamshire) 2005 U
Madina Mosque
Horsham (West Sussex) 2008 U Opened in 2008 in the former Jireh Independent Baptist Chapel (built in 1857)[2]
Shah Jahan Mosque
Woking 1889 U First mosque in England (second mosque in Great Britain): October/November 1889

South West

Name Images City Year Group Remarks
Bristol Jamia Mosque
Bristol 1968 U First mosque in Bristol. Largest mosque in south-west England.

West Midlands

Name Images City Year Group Remarks
Aisha Mosque Walsall 1988 TJ, D
Birmingham Central Mosque
Birmingham 1981 B
Darul Barakaat Mosque
Birmingham 2004 AMJ 30 September 2004, app. 500 worshippers[3]
Green Lane Masjid
Birmingham 1970s B The building in redbrick and terracotta Gothic-Jacobean style has been constructed between 1893 and 1902 as a public library and baths. In the 1970s the building was converted into a mosqueby the Ahle Hadith UK.
Telford Central Mosque
Telford ? B Shropshire Islamic Foundation (SIF)
Masjid As-Salafi Birmingham 2002 B
Worcester Mosque Worcester 1995 Worcester Muslim Welfare Association Capacity for 650, men only.

Yorkshire and the Humber

Name Images City Year Group Remarks
Al Mahdi Mosque
Bradford 2008 AMJ 7 November 2008, 2,000 worshippers, cost: £2.5 million[4]
Leeds Grand Mosque
Leeds ? B
Markazi Masjid Dewsbury (West Yorkshire) 1982 TJ, D The mosque is run by the Tablighi Jamaat and serves as the European headquarters of the movement.
Markazi Jamia Mosque Keighley
Medina Mosque
Sheffield 2006 B Also known as the Wolseley Road Mosque
Stratford Street mosque Leeds ? B Officially the Omar Mosque or Masjid-e-Umar
Al-Jamia Suffa-Tul-Islam Grand Mosque
Bradford 2013 Suffa-tul-Islam (UK) Association Mosque nearing completion with a capacity of 8000 worshippers.

Scotland

Name Images City Year Group Remarks
Edinburgh Central Mosque
Edinburgh 1998 D Officially known as the King Fahd Mosque and Islamic Centre of Edinburgh
Glasgow Central Mosque
Glasgow 1983 B

Wales

Name Images City Year Group Remarks
2 Glynrhondda Street Cardiff 1860 U First mosque established in Great Britain, opened in 1860. Formerly known as Masjid-e-Abu Hurairah, now currently named the al-Manar Centre.

Group

AMJ Ahmadiyya B Barelvi
D Deobandi K Kurdish
J Jamaat-e-Islami
T Turkish
TJ Tablighi Jamaat
U Unknown

See also

References

  • In 2007 there were approximately 1,500 mosques in Britain. Various lists of these have been published, of which the most comprehensive is at Muslims in Britain and is displayed using Google Maps.

A full searchable list on OpenMap is available at Directory of Mosques in the United Kingdom

  1. ^ Hartlepool: Photo; Big audience for mosque opening
  2. ^ Bauldry, Jess (14 May 2008). "Mosque finds a home in Horsham salon". The Argus (Newsquest Media Group). Retrieved 25 March 2011. 
  3. ^ Birmingham: Photo; Ahmadiyya Muslim Community UK – Darul Barakaat
  4. ^ Bradford: Mosque is opened by spiritual leader; Ahmadiyya Muslim Community UK – Al Mahdi Mosque
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