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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.Put Baitul Futuh Mosque on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Morden travel itinerary planner.
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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... read 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.... read 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... read more »
i'm Indonesian people. I think this is the best masjid in EUROPE... I Love it !!
Always find peace here. Love for all hatred for none is their slogan and they truely follow it.
Beautiful mosque complex and great feel to it for the worshippers! Baitul Futuh is also the biggest mosque in Western Europe. Definitely pay a visit, it's worth the experience :)
Beautiful mosque! People here really care about the wider community and get involved in helping wherever they can! True representation of Islam!
Very good hamdulahh
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