Welcome to Masjid Umar

Previously two residential properties, which were used as a Masjid and Madaressa. In 1999 the properties were demolished and a purpose built masjid erected. The construction funds were donated entirely by the Muslim community with over 95% raised from local Muslims in Leicester

The Masjid was completed in late 2000 and was shortlisted in 2005 for the ACE / RIBA Award for Religious Architecture. It was described as having "presence, integrity and modesty."

The Masjid serves a vibrant and diverse Muslim community living in and around the Evington area, adjacent to the Masjid we have a purpose built independent school which caters for children between the ages of 4-11. In 2021 Ofsted recognised the school for 'Outstanding' behaviours, attitudes and personal development.

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Diverse

Leicester has over 50 different
nationalities represented.

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Growing

Over 500 men and women attend the
weekly Jumma prayer service.

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Muslims

19 percent of Leicester’s population
is Muslim.

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Asalamualaykum
Please note taraweeh facilities for ladies is open at Masjid Umar also.
Innsha’Allah Ramadhan will begin from Maghrib tonight. Ramadhan Mubarak to all. Ramadan salaah times are available to view or download from https://t.co/MJmAVNNmC9

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    1-3 Evington Drive, Leicester,
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