UK: Ahmadiyya Muslim Association Cardiff plans to turn Ian Williams building into a mosque


Controversial plans for a mosque in Cardiff are set to be refused again

Planning officers say the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association plans would impact traffic too much to be passed


The application is to turn the former Ian Williams building into a mosque

Plans to build a new mosque in Cardiff are set to be turned down for a second time in just over a year.

A plan has been submitted to Cardiff council for the former Ian Williams building, in Sanatorium Road in Canton , to be turned into a mosque.

The application is by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association.

The first application, in February 2016, was turned down because it failed to address concerns about the impact on local roads.

It also said that the proposed Imam’s residence was not big enough.

The applicant says that it would be both a place of worship but also for education, training, fundraising and events including weddings and charity events.

The ground floor would include a women’s prayer room, library, nursery and toilets.

There would be five services a day and a lunchtime service, with each lasting between 15 and 20 minutes…. read more at source.

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