the Islamic Trust was founded in 1967-1969, it was with intention of
establishing a Mosque in Slough. The following year, we bought and
converted a house on the junction of Montem Lane and Arthur Road, which
became the town's first Mosque. Although this was originally seen as a temporary
measure, the Montem Lane Mosque is now a permanent fixture.
1983 the Slough Islamic Trust purchase leased a plot of land in Diamond Road
from the Slough Borough Council, and in 1984 the go-ahead was given for the
Mosque to be built on the site. The foundation stone was laid on 8th May
1983, and in 1985 the Jamia Masjid Ghousia was complete - Alhumdolillah.
started with only £9,000 with no assistance through bank loans. This was
done in the Trust and Grace of the All-Mighty and with the blessings of His
Beloved Prophet (PBUH) and the spiritual blessing of the Holy Saints of
Darbarr-e-Aliya Glora Sharif.