Dear respected brothers & sisters, on 22 September 2020 – The Government has announced new measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19, therefore from Thursday 24 September 2020, the Muslim Welfare House is tightening its restrictions further, as the safety and wellbeing of our service users and the Musaleen are our priority.
- Everyone attending prayers or other services must wear a mask covering the mouth and nose, with no exceptions; those who for any reason cannot wear a mask should pray at home or in their workplace.
- Ablution and toilet facilities are still closed, please make Wudu before you come to the Mosque.
- The doors will only be opened 30 minutes before the Jumuah prayers and 15 minutes prior to the Jama’ah time and everyone must leave the Mosque as soon as the prayers finishes.
- On Jumuah prayers, doors will be closed once the maximum capacity is reached and for the five daily prayers, doors will be closed when the Imam goes to ruku’ on the last rak‘ah of the given Salah.
- For Fajr: 2nd rak‘ah
- For Zuhr / Asr / Isha: 4th rak‘ah
- For Maghrib: 3rd rak‘ah
- For Isha: 4th rak’ah
- Worshippers must bring their own prayer mats and shoe bags and have Wudu.
- Those who are 70 years and over and / or have underlying health issues must NOT come to the mosque for their own wellbeing.
- Children under the age of 12 will not be permitted to come to the masjid for prayers.
We will be keeping a close eye on the Government’s advice, and will take actions in the best interests of our users and local community.
For more information please visit the Government website on: gov.uk/coronavirus