View from the intersection of Barlow Moor Road & Burton Road
|Location||271 Burton Road, West Didsbury, Manchester, England|
|Leadership||Sheikh Mustafa Abdullah Graf|
|Completed||1883 / 1962|
The Didsbury Mosque, and the Manchester Islamic Centre, are co-located on Burton Road, West Didsbury, in Manchester, England. The building was originally the "Albert Park Methodist Chapel", which opened for worship in 1883, but in 1962 the chapel closed and was later converted into a mosque. It has an attendance of around 1,000 people. The mosque Sheikh is Mustafa Abdullah Graf.
The Didsbury Mosque and Manchester Islamic Centre says of itself it, "represents a wide range of the Muslim community of various origins and/or Islamic schools of thought". The mosque holds open-days providing, displays, talks, Q & A sessions and guided tours. The organization, 'Muslims in Britain' classify the Didsbury Mosque and Manchester Islamic Centre as, "Salafi-Ikhwan".
The mosque broadcasts, with radio coverage over most of South Manchester, adhan, prayers, Friday sermons, daily reminders as well as talks and lectures given in the mosque prayer hall. The Manchester Islamic Centre is registered as a charity with the Charity Commission.
Manchester attacks and response
The attacker of the 2017 Manchester Arena bombing was identified as Salman Ramadan Abedi. He attended the mosque. His father, Ramadan Abedi (also known as Abu Ismael), called the adhan at the mosque, and his older brother, Ismail Abedi, was a tutor in the mosque's Qur'an school. Both men were arrested. 
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