Monday, 6 May 2013

MP Hugh Bayley sees plans for Bull Lane mosque

 YORK Central MP Hugh Bayley met with members of the city’s Muslim community and their new Iman, Sheikh Abid Salik, to discuss their plans for a new mosque.

They are currently raising funds for a new two-storey eco-friendly place of worship which will house 600 worshippers and will have full wheelchair access and facilities for disabled people.

The MP inspected a model of the new mosque in York Mosque and Islamic Centre in Bull Lane.

He said: “It is a well respected Muslim faith group and it has strong links with the local community.


Members of the York Mosque and Islamic Centre meet York Central MP Hugh Bayley, right. From left, Asad Khan, George Stubbings, Inmam, Abid Salik, Ali Zafar, Ismail Miah, Kashif Ahmed and Mahboob Surve

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