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Planning Application to be considered on Wednesday 5th December

This is a crucial meeting.

From Newham Council:

Planning Application for Abbey Mills Riverine Centre, Stratford, London

Application to be considered by the Council's Strategic Development Committee on Wednesday 5th December 2012 at 7.00pm in the Old Town Hall, 29 The Broadway, Stratford, E15 4BQ.

This public notice relates to an application for planning permission (ref 12/00358/LTGOUT) submitted to the London Borough of Newham by The Trustees of Anjuman-E-Islahul-Muslimeed of (London) UK regarding the Abbey Mills Riverine Centre, Canning Road, Stratford, London E15 3ND proposing:

Outline planning permission with all matters reserved for subsequent approval apart from layout for the continued use of the buildings as a mosque; demolition of existing buildings for the construction of a mosque and ancillary facilities (including 8 accommodation units for guests and imam, library and dining hall) including temporary use of the ancillary facilities as a mosque during the construction phase; multi-use games areas, tennis courts, sports pavilion and open space together with associated access, parking and landscaping.

Due to the unprecedented high levels of public representations received by the Council regarding the above planning application, it will not be possible for the Council to send notifi cation of the committee meeting to each respondent. All representations received are being considered and will be taken into account prior to the determination of this application.

The purpose of this notice is to inform the public of the Committee meeting.

The Council is keen to ensure that local residents who would like to attend the meeting are able to do so, but please note seating will be limited and allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Doors will open at 6.00pm.

Notice from Council ends


What can you do to stop it?

Send your objections to Newham Council, directly to the planning officer

or by letter to: Development Control Service, London Borough of Newham, 1st Floor West Wing, 1000 Dockside Road, London E16 2QU (FAO: Mr Sunil Sahadevan, Reference: 12/00358/LTGOUT).

If you live near the site, get up a petition amongst your neighbours and send it to Newham Council via your Councillors (see below).

If you live in Newham, send your objections to your Councillors

(find them here ).

Over 2,500 people have signed the e-petition against the mega-mosque. If you haven’t yet done so , go to

Contact your local MP – if built, the mega-mosque will be a huge global centre and platform for Tablighi Jamaat to propagate their socially-hostile ideology right across the UK, Europe and elsewhere. It is not just a Newham or a London issue.

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