Baitul Futuh


Baitul Futuh

Infobox religious building


caption=Baitul Futuh in London
building_name=Baitul Futuh in London
location=Morden, London
UK
geo=coord|51|23|46|N|0|11|56|W|region:GB_type:landmark_source:dewiki
religious_affiliation=Islam
website= [http://www.baitulfutuh.org www.baitulfutuh.org/]
architect=
architecture_type=Mosque
architecture_style=Modern
year_completed=2003
construction_cost=£ 5.5 million
capacity=4,500 (great hall), 10,000 (3 halls)
dome_quantity=1
dome_height_outer=23
dome_dia_outer=16
minaret_quantity=2
minaret_height=35m and 25,5m

The Bait´ul Futuh Mosque (engl.: "House of Victories") is the largest mosque in Western Europe. [ [http://new.edp24.co.uk/content/WhatsOn/story.aspx?brand=EDPOnline&category=WhatsOnLondon&tBrand=EDPOnline&tCategory=WhatsOnReviews&itemid=NOED12%20Sep%202008%2009%3A08%3A29%3A337 London Open House weekend ] ] It was built by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in 2003. It is in the south-west London suburb of Morden.

Facts

*Area: Entire site is situated on convert|5.2|acre|m2
*Capacity: Can accommodate up to 10,000 worshippers in three prayer halls
*Facilities: Includes gymnasium, offices, library and television studios.
*Cost: £5.5 million contributed by the community's members
*Location: Next to Morden South railway station and 150 yards from Morden Underground station.
*Foundation Stone Laid by: Mirza Tahir Ahmad
*Inaugurated by: the current head of the Ahmadiyya organisation, Mirza Masroor Ahmad, who bases his operations in nearby Fazl Mosque, but does give his weekly Friday sermon from Baitul Futuh.

References

See also

*Baitunnur
*Futuh
*Ahmadiyya
*List of mosques in Europe


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