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Baitul Futuh Mosque, Morden
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The Baitul Futuh Mosque, also known as the Morden Mosque, is a mosque complex in Morden, London. It is Britain's largest mosque, and one of the largest in western Europe. Completed in 2003 at a total cost of approximately £15 million, entirely from donations of Ahmadi Muslims in the UK, the mosque covers an area of 5.2acre and the full complex can accommodate up to 10,000 worshippers. It is located in the south-west London suburb of Morden, London Borough of Merton, next to Morden South railway station, approximately 700 yards from Morden Underground station.HistoryInaugurationMirza Tahir Ahmad launched an appeal for funds for the building on the 24 February 1995, and the land was purchased on the 29 March 1996. The foundation stone was placed by Mirza Tahir Ahmad, the then head of the Ahmadiyya Community on 19 October 1999, in a ceremony attended by 2000 guests, and inaugurated by the current head of the Ahmadiyya Community, Mirza Masroor Ahmad, on 3 October 2003. Although based at Fazl Mosque, Mirza Masroor Ahmad delivers his weekly Friday Sermon from Baitul Futuh. The opening ceremony was attended by over 600 guests; those present included High Commissioners, Deputy High Commissioners, Members of European Parliament, Members of Parliament, Mayors of London boroughs, councillors, university lecturers, and representatives of 17 countries.
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  • 'Love for All , Hatred for None' is the motto & slogan written on the entrance to this impressive complex called Baitul Futuh Mosque.Built in 2003, it was included in the top 50 buildings of the world...  more »
  • Very interesting visit. Took a group of SEBD boys on a class trip and we couldn't have been more welcomed. Fabulous building and wonderful people. Very patient with some silly behaviour from our boys....  more »
  • As one of the largest mosques in Europe you couldn't expect anything more. A tour is definitely a must do and just security when you enter. Avoid Fridays as that's there busiest day. The people are so...  more »
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  • Masjid is very beautiful and big and Security card also very nice. It's a Ahamadia mosque.
  • Big mosque never closed how come not allowed me to pray salad asr also stf look like not really muslim a really muslim pray salad knows how important salad and give u space to pray not to say u come back when magrib time reopen mosque its every where is raining give me space can do asr they said we cnt we fallow rules what rules so dnt call please its big mosque .
  • Assslamo alikum Bigest beautiful mosque in Europe. Peace full place
  • Massive mosque, been there twice still haven't seen it all. Quite an elegant prayer hall.
  • i'm Indonesian people. I think this is the best masjid in EUROPE... I Love it !!