About Us

For all the community

When Noor ul Islam first opened its doors in 1990, it served to fill a gap within the community, a deep need for a simple prayer space and facilities for Muslims. Since then, we have only grown from strength to strength with our aim to provide a safe and welcoming community space for all to benefit.

Noor ul Islam has widely developed from just a small prayer space to a well-equipped pre-school (rated Outstanding by Ofsted), a full time Primary School, adult education classes, regular Islamic lectures, a Scouts club, health projects, will-writing and other advisory services.

Noor ul Islam is currently in the midst of building a brand new complex that will house a number of new services, and will expand what we currently do, to best serve the Muslim community – called “Project Rebuild”.

What is Noor ul Islam about?

Noor ul Islam is run by Muslims and is focused on bettering the lives of those living locally and further afield. We aim to provide educational, social and welfare services by following the teachings of Islam through the Quran (Book of God) as well as within the teachings of our Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of God be upon him). We welcome all who are interested in learning more about Islam and who wish to join us in any services that our masjid (place for Islamic prayer) provides.

Noor ul Islam is working hard to promote the true image of Islam to others, particularly when there is much confusion amongst some people as to what Islam teaches Muslims. We encourage all Muslims living in the UK to add value to society around them, whilst holding onto our identity and beliefs at the same time.

We work with many organisations including the local authority, the police and local hospital. By collaborating with others, we can signpost to and be referred to by external organisations, avoiding duplication of services already on offer. We are also active members of the Waltham Forest Council of Mosques.

At the forefront of what we do is deliver good quality education, with an aim to provide services throughout the various life stages. Islam teaches us to help others. We therefore provide charitable aid to those in needs as well as seek to improve the quality of life for those living in poverty.