Jalalia Jaamé Mosque was established in 1971, it was then rebuilt in 1979 and opened to the public in early 80’s. The mosque is situated in the heart of central Rochdale in the large Muslim community of Wardleworth.
Jalalia Jamé Mosque is divided into three areas consisting of two large prayer rooms used for daily prayers, educational activities for youngsters and other similar activities during the week. A third area consists of a small office which is used for administration purposes. Jalalia Jamé Mosque can accommodate up to 1500 worshippers and on the special days of Eid, there is usually a second prayer service to accommodate the needs of the local community.
In 2013 the Masjid elected a new committee and along with other committee members, Under this committe refurbishment took place from 2013, which included the redecoration of the prayers rooms, making the Mihrab, The Ablution area, The Restrooms And New Entrance
Since the mosque’s erection, it has become a focal point for the Muslim community in Wardleworth. Over the years, Muslims have used the mosque for events, meetings, lectures, studies and community and educational purposes.
We have got this far and been successful by the help of the full Committee and Local Community, we have plans for more improvements for the masjid, one of which is to make a mortuary facility for our people. Hopefully we will start work very soon