Save The Islamic Academy of Manchester

Help Save the House of God (The Islamic Academy of Manchester). It is to be taken away from a religious organisation and given to a commercial property developer.

It has served the residents of Ardwick, the city centre and university students for 40 years as a place of worship and learning. We now need your help to stop the property developers from converting a house of worship into student flats.

We strongly oppose the planning application (02531/FO/2013/N2 and 102532/LO/2013/N2 |) which has been submitted by Church Converts to MCC to redevelop the Islamic Academy into flats. We wish for this historical building (The Islamic Academy of Manchester) to remain as a place of worship, educational and community centre. We strongly oppose the plans to convert the place of worship into apartments. We wish for this building to remain as a place of worship and a community centre for future generations.

Please read our full statement by clicking here



  • Anonymous As a visitor to manchester from preston, lancs, for its food and shopping i regularly use this islamic centre for prayers whilst travelling due to its convenient location and close proximity to city. It would be a real shame for locals and visitors alike to loose this great facility for more apartments which are found in abudnance nearby, whilst not having anything of the current facility in close proximity.
    Please sincerely reconsider the proposal and keep the current facility.

  • Ahmed I am a visiting student and its important for me and surely for many more like me to have a mosque near the university.

  • msa_brain Do not change status of a place of solace and worship for the community

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