Mosque plans rejected

Plans for a huge mosque in West Ham have been rejected by Newham council. The proposed nine-thousand capacity venue would have been three times the size of St Paul's cathedral.

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In pictures: rejected 'mega mosque'

The planned mosque would have been three times bigger than St Paul's Cathedral Credit: Mangera Yvars Architects
Newham Council said the proposed building was too large, would generate too much traffic and was poor in its planning and design Credit: Mangera Yvars Architects
Located near the Olympic Park, the mosque would have accommodated 7,500 male and almost 2,000 female worshippers Credit: Mangera Yvars Architects

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