The Ismaili Centre, London

The Ismaili Centre, London. Photo: Gary Otte
The Ismaili Centre, London. Photo: Crispin Boyle

The Ismaili Centre in London is a religious, social and cultural meeting place for the Ismaili Muslim community in the United Kingdom. Opened in 1985, the Centre is the first religious and cultural centre to be specially designed and built for the Ismaili community in the West.

Located in South Kensington, the Ismaili Centre occupies a prominent island site on Cromwell Road, facing the Victoria and Albert Museum on one of the major thoroughfares leading out of London.

 

Video: Prince Amyn speaks in honour of Professor Charles Correa at the Ismaili Centre, London

Professor Charles Correa addresses the audience at a gathering held at the Ismaili Centre, London in his honour. Photo: Al-Nur Sunderji

London, 16 May 2013 — At a special event held at the Ismaili Centre, Prince Amyn spoke in honour of the illustrious career of Professor Charles Correa, and acknowledged his long-standing partnership with the AKDN. Professor Correa is widely recognised in the field of urban planning not only for creating significant designs, but also for addressing social challenges through the medium of architecture.

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Ismaili Centre welcomes visitors during Open House weekend in London

The fountain is the central feature of the Centre’s chahar-bagh roof garden. Photo: Courtesy of the Ismaili Council for the UK

Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, Open House London took place on the weekend of 22 – 23 September. Buildings such as the Bank of England Museum, the Royal Courts of Justice, the BBC Television Centre, and the Ismaili Centre, London opened their doors, inviting Londoners to to view and celebrate the diverse architecture of their city.

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Opportunities abound at Africa conference hosted at the Ismaili Centre, London

The Opportunity Africa conference took place between 12–13 November 2011 at the Ismaili Centre, London, and was organised by the Aga Khan Economic Planning Boards for the United Kingdom, France and Portugal. Copyright: Ismaili Council for the UK.

A weekend-long Opportunity Africa conference held at the Ismaili Centre, London hinted at what is already spreading across the continent. With a growing middle class, an impending housing market boom, an infrastructure deficit waiting to be filled, and a common East African financial market on the horizon, Africa is a focal point for new expansion and entrepreneurship.

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Mawlana Hazar Imam and Prince Charles visit the Ismaili Centre, London in commemoration of its 25th anniversary

Mawlana Hazar Imam greets His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales at the Ismaili Centre, London. The Prince’s visit to the Centre commemorates its 25th anniversary. Photo: Nadia Bettega

London, 18 November 2010 — Earlier today Mawlana Hazar Imam received His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales at the Ismaili Centre, London. The Prince’s visit commemorated the 25th anniversary of the Centre.

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