East London mosque voted top in UK

The Muslim Centre in London’s East End has been voted top mosque in Britain in a national contest. It beat off stiff competition from the prestigious Central London Mosque in Regent’s Park in a poll organised by Islam TV Channel, held at Sunday’s Global Peace and Unity event at the London Excel Arena.

The £50,000 prize money is going towards a centre for Muslim women and girls. The mosque in Whitechapel is in the planning stages of building a new section which will house dedicated services for women.

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