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Khalid Hussain

Abu Zahra Foundation

raising money for Abu Zahra Foundation because it provides education for all in our community.

33 %
raised of £700,000 target
by 285 supporters
  • Event: Centre Refurbishment Appeal, 18 Mar 2012 to 31 Aug 2012

Abu Zahra Foundation

Established in June 2001, Abu Zahra Foundation ( is an educational institute providing relevant and effective courses in all the traditional Islamic Sciences for children and adults.

Charity Registration No. 1089440


Full architect's drawings for all the refurbishment work available to view on our Facebook page

Works will be carried out in small manageable phases, in sha’ Allah.

Phase 1: Basement Groundworks and Steelworks Summary [COMPLETED]

Demolish and dispose to suit new floor plan (dwg 034-100 A)Gutting out of all walls and cielingsGroundwork for pillars, and major underpinning of buildingUpgrading of electric & gas SuppliesGutting out all of GFDamproofing of all external wallsCreate basement area for future potential developmentFabricate, supply and fit new steel structure on three floors including new mezzanine floor, and associated builders’ work(17 tonnes of steel to create new pillars and floors and take out existing timber pillars)Build complete new ground Floor with new joists and timber flooring  


Phase 2: External Works Summary [COMPLETED]

New 3 small roofs at rear and major repair worksSandblasting entire building and perimeter wallsPointing of entire building and perimeter wallsNew aluminium gutters and downpipes throughoutScaffolding on all four elevations and towerPerimeter wall – repair and new build on Devonshire Street                        
New aluminium windows on all the Ground Floor

Alhamdulillah, Phase 1 & 2 and have been completed at a total cost of £190,000

Phase 3: Internal Works and Completion of Ground Floor Summary  (£300,000): 

Skim Finish to all external wallsFire -rated board & skim finish to all ceilingsCreate new fire escape door within existing window locationWC’s Incl Shower Hose (Dwg 034-405T1)Raised Platform for Ablution Areas (Dwg 034-405T1)Ablution Seats (Dwg 034-405T1)Ablution Taps (Dwg 034-405T1)WHB’s (Dwg 034-405T1)Associated plumbing works (Dwg 034-405T1)Tiling to Kitchen FloorTiling to Kitchen SplashbackKitchen and marble worktopsErrect new partition wallsStyle Partitions – Flexible Walling & Glazed WallNew Timbers & Plywood for floor area 18mm WBPAblution walls and raised platform areasAblution floors and WC floorsNew Oak FloorMetal Design PanelsPlumbing to wudu areas; Heating & Underfloor heating in wudu areasFull Electrical re-wiring & Lighting & Air ConditioningAudio & VisualCCTVBurgular AlarmsS&F Mirrors in Ablution AreasLowered ceilings in ablution areas using 3×2 timber and firerated boards, skim finishLowered Ceiling to accommodate AC unitsExternal Wall & Door Blocking on Devonshire StreetDry-line to all walls due to allignment of internal wallsPainting and Decorating


Phase 4: First Floor Completion and Garden Space (Estimated amount ~ £210,000): 

Details to follow…

Contact: 01535 60 77 77 | 07967 354 764Further information on all our activities visit

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