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About East London Mosque & London Muslim Centre in Epsom
The East London Mosque & London Muslim Centre, situated in London Borough of the Tower Hamlets between Whitechapel and Aldgate, serves Great Britain’s largest Muslim community. Combined with that adjoining London Muslim Centre and Maryam Centre, it is the one of largest mosques in the Europe, accommodating more than 7,000 worshippers for the congregational prayers. In 1986, the mosque was one of the first in United Kingdom to be allowed to use loudspeakers to broadcast the adhan.
Construction of three-storey East London Mosque & London Muslim Centre bult in 1982 on the land left empty after bombing during the World War II, and it was completed in 1985. The architect was John Gill Associates.The exterior is a distinctive brick pattern in the two colours, with front facing White chapel Road or the rear on Fieldgate Street. The mosque is capped with the golden dome of 8.5m diameter. The minaret rises to about 28.5m above ground level, and the main entrance is finished with two smaller copies of the minaret. The mosque has two large halls, a gallery, classrooms, offices and a retail unit.