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Blackpool Central Mosque

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Location  Blackpool, England
Status  active
Completed  2005
Capacity  500
Number of minarets  1
Affiliation  Islam
Website  blackpool-mosque.co.uk
Opened  2005
Phone  +44 1253 291967
Architectural type  Mosque
Blackpool Central Mosque
Address  2 Revoe Street, Blackpool FY1 5HN, UK
Architectural style  Indo-Saracenic Revival architecture
Similar  Noor‑A‑Madina Mosque, Madina Mosque - Horsham, Madina Mosque, Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes, Banbury Mosque

Blackpool Central Mosque and Islamic Community Centre is a Sunni mosque in Blackpool, Lancashire, England.

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History

The mosque was originally housed in a building on Rigby Road, before moving to its own purpose-built building on Revoe Street. In January 2005 the mosque won a heritage award from Blackpool Civic Trust.

The current Imam is Maulana Ashfaq Patel, who is also the Muslim chaplain at Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre hospitals. The mosque is a member of the Blackpool Area Faith Forum.

Facilities

The mosque houses a 500-person-capacity main prayer hall, a daily prayer hall, a ladies prayer room and 7 classrooms.

Blackpool Islamic Community Centre

The Blackpool Islamic Community Centre (BICC) runs classes, seminars and events for Muslims and non-Muslims.

References

Blackpool Central Mosque Wikipedia


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