Alhamdulilah, we can now officially confirm that a building contractor has been selected and notified from the list of companies who have positively responded to the construction tender we sent out for tender in October 2018.
We can now confirm…Bamfords Trust PLC as the chosen building contractor. Bamfords designed and constructed the ‘London Muslim Centre (LMC)’ in East London Mosque between 2002-2004 for £10.4 million and later in 2009 the mosque’s phase 2 expansion, the ‘Maryam Centre’.The cost of construction of Al Huda mosque (5-floors development) will be £3.8 million and will consist of 2 phases:
🕌 Phase 1 – demolition, structure and the building envelope. This initial phase will cost £2.1 million to complete.
🕌 Phase 2 – interior works to get mosque ready for use. This phase will cost further £1.7 million.
The next steps – start and end of construction…Meeting with Bamfords Team scheduled for 14th February to agree on finer details, terms, and conditions of the contract/agreement and for both parties to sign the contract/agreement Insha Allah.Construction will start in May/June 2019 if not before Ramadan Insha Allah.Construction will take approximately 17 months and will be completed in Oct or Nov 2020 Insha Allah.
Uthman ibn Affan reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever builds a mosque for Allah, then Allah will build for him a house like it in Paradise.” Source: Sahih Al-Bukhari