Green light for major new mosque in UK

Marks Barfield Architects’ £15m mosque in Cambridge has been given planning permission by the city council. The 1,000-capcaity religious centre in the UK city of Cambridge will include a prayer hall, underground parking for 80 cars, a restaurant and gardens however opposition was raised from the local community after it was felt that the construction of a major new mosque in the area would cause traffic congestion.

Tim Winter, chair of the Muslin Academic Trust which submitted the designs, told the BBC: “We are absolutely delighted, not only for the Muslim community in Cambridge which has never had a dedicated mosque, but also for the wider community. This will be a very substantial world class landmark building in what is considered by some to be a down-at-heel part of Cambridge.”

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