London Central Mosque also known as Islamic Cultural Centre or Regent’s Park Mosque situated in Regent’s Park London. Main hall can hold over five thousand worshippers
London Central Mosque is one of the big mosques in London. The main hall can hold over five thousand worshippers. The women praying on a balcony overlooking the hall. It is also known as the Islamic Cultural Centre, ICC or Regent’s Park Mosque
Background history of Regents Park Mosque and Islamic Cultural Centre
Lord Headley who later embraced Islam on 16 November 1913 initiated to build a central mosque in London in between 1900 – 1930. After his death, in 1940, British Government was persuaded to present a site in London for the Muslim Community of Great Britain. The London Central Mosque was designed by Sir Frederick Gibberd. It was completed in 1978.
The Mosque is joined to the Islamic cultural centre which was officially opened by King George VI in 1944. The land was donated by the King George in return for the donation of land in Cairo by King Farouk of Egypt and Sudan on which to build an Anglican cathedral.
It has a prominent golden dome. The inside of the dome is decorated with broken shapes in the Islamic tradition. There is also a small book shop and halal café on the premises.
Address, Nearest Tube to Central Mosque, Regents Park:
Address: The Islamic Cultural Centre & The London Central Mosque, 146 Park Road, London, NW8 7RG. See the location in Google Map
Telephone and Email: 020 7724 3363 Email. [email protected]
Nearest Tube and Bus: Bakerloo, Circle and Hammersmith & City, Jubilee, Metropolitan. Bus- bus numbers 113, 13, 274 to Alpha Close. Use Journey Plan of Transport for London how to get here