Glasgow Central Mosque, Gorbals, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am focusing on Glasgow Central Mosque and Islamic Centre which are located on the south bank of the River Clyde in the Gorbals District.

In Scotland, Muslims account for 1.4pct ( 77k) of the population. In Glasgow there are some 40,000 Muslims.

Summary information on the Central Mosque:

  • Opened 1984 at cost of GBP3.0m.
  • Can accommodate 2500 worshippers.
  • Located on 4 acre site.
  • Receives a large number of external visitors each week, mainly from educational establishments.

Adjacent to the Mosque is a new Islamic Centre comprising:

  • Hall
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Library
  • Cafeteria
  • Sports Facilities.

Mosque and Islamic Centre, Gorbals, Glasgow, Scotland

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