Edinburgh Mosque Photo, 50 Potterow buildingiImage, Scottish religious architecture, Basil Bayati Architect project

Edinburgh Mosque : Architecture

Potterow buildings : Mosque, Southside, Edinburgh, southeast Scotland, United Kingdom

Date built: 1998

Architect: Basil Bayati

Edinburgh Mosque
building image © Adrian Welch

Address: 50 Potterow, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Central Mosque Edinburgh

Central Mosque Edinburgh Scottish Mosque
50 Potterow photos © Adrian Welch

Mosque Buildings

Buildings close to this Edinburgh Mosque include the McEwan Hall

Edinburgh Central Mosque, situated at the very heart of the Scottish capital city, is Edinburgh’s main mosque and cultural centre for the resident Muslim community.

It was officially opened in 1998, and has continued to serve the community in and around Edinburgh, alongside fostering warm ties of mutual understanding and integration with the wider Scottish community.

Charitable Status & Aims

The Mosque has been a registered charity since the 3rd of February 2000 (SC029809) and the objects for which it was established are:-
source: https://edmosque.org/about-the-mosque/

Mosque Building Facilities

Men’s Prayer Hall
Capacity: 800

Women’s Prayer Hall
Capacity: 100

Wudu Area

Paid Car Parking


Multipurpose Hall

Links related to Edinburgh University / Potterrow area

Potterrow Edinburgh – Bennetts Associates with Reiach and Hall Architects
Potterrow Building
Edinburgh University Informatics: image from Bennetts Associates

Edinburgh University Old College design by Robert Adam Architect
old college dome
Edinburgh University Old College: image © Adrian Welch

Potterrow Informatics – Photos

Edinburgh Architecture Designs

Contemporary Edinburgh Architectural Designs – recent selection from this website:

Mosque Buildings featured on the e-architect website

Abbey Mills London Mosque

Abu Dhabi Mosque Building

Hackney Mosque

Scottish Capital Building Designs

Contemporary Scottish Capital Property Designs – recent architectural selection below:

Edinburgh Home Demonstrator Project
Greendykes net zero affordable housing
image courtesy of EHDP
Edinburgh Home Demonstrator Project

Rowanbank Gardens Edinburgh Property
Rowanbank Gardens Double Height Apartment interior
image courtesy of Artisan Real Estate
Rowanbank Gardens Edinburgh Housing

Scottish Parliament

Edinburgh Playhouse

Commonwealth Pool

Calton Gate

Edinburgh Walking Tours – architectural city walks for pre-booked groups of visitors

Hotel Missoni Edinburgh

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