News & Events

Award for man behind transformation of Woking mosque

Friday, July 20, 2012 - 10:49

A Senior Muslim Who Oversaw The Refurbishment of a Woking Mosque Has Been Given An Eminent Citizen Award.

Retired Brigadier Muslim Salamat is credited with transforming the Shah Jahan Mosque, said to be the first built in...

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Shah Jahan Mosque Welcomes The Royal Anglian Regiment

Friday, March 16, 2012 - 11:38

The Royal Anglian Regiment Visit

On Wednesday 14th March 2012 Professor Ajmal Nasim, Head of Education, had the pleasure of welcoming C (Essex) Company 1st Batallion, The Royal Anglian Regiment along with distinguished...

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Olympic Archer at The Shah Jahan Mosque

Friday, March 16, 2012 - 11:13

Shah Jahan Mosque Honoured To Welcome Andrea Gales

Archery is a recommended practice (sunnah) of the Prophet, peace be upon him, and continued to be well promoted by Brother Jehad Shamis of Archery For All on Sunday 12...

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Management Committee

Monday, January 30, 2012 - 11:39

Shah Jahan Mosque Management Commitee

With effect from 23rd May 2011, the management committee which has been in place for the past two years and was chaired by Hajji Altaf completed a successful handover to the new...

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Mosque sets a £100k goal

Sunday, June 12, 2011 - 16:45

WORSHIPPERS at Maybury’s Shah Jahan Mosque have set a fundraising target of more than £100,000 for victims of the Pakistan floods.

Those who attend the Oriental Road mosque have already raised £50,000 in two weeks. About...

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Travails Of The Mecca Of Suburbia

Sunday, June 12, 2011 - 16:35

One of northern Europe's oldest mosques - in Woking - has had a chequered history

Of the 1,300 mosques in Britain, the Shah Jahan Mosque stands out. That northern Europe's first purpose-built mosque is to be found in...

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New historical book on Shah Jahan Mosque

Saturday, June 11, 2011 - 17:01

We are pleased to announce that the first-ever comprehensive history of the Shah Jahan Mosque has been published.

This unique book has been written by Brigadier (Retired) Muslim P Salamat.

Brigadier Salamat has...

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Pakistan Flood Relief

Saturday, June 11, 2011 - 16:52

Since August 2010, the Shah Jahan Mosque has continued the rebuilding work to assist the victims of the floods in Pakistan.

Total donations passed the £180,000. These funds have been raised through various activities such...

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Woking's Muslim Heritage

Saturday, June 11, 2011 - 16:47

The Shah Jahan Mosque

Opened in 1889, this is the oldest purpose built mosque in Britain. It was commissioned by Gottlieb Wilhelm Leitner to provide a place of worship for Muslim students at the Oriental Institute. Its...

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Charting history of the Shah Jahan

Saturday, June 11, 2011 - 16:40

A VETERAN soldier has published a pioneering book about a 120-year-old Woking landmark.

Brigadier Muslim Salamat, a Woking resident since 1984, spent five years writing about the famous Shah Jahan Mosque, in Oriental Road...

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