About Markazi Jamia Masjid Riza

The Masjid itself has got three floors. On the ground floor there is a large Main Hall for prayers which can easily accommodate around 450 worshippers at any one time. In addition there is an office and wudu room (including disable toilets. The first floor prayer hall can accommodate around 350 worshippers at any one time (this is a recent addition to the Masjid), this floor also has its own wudu room and toilets. The lower ground floor which has just been refurbished and extended, the prayer hall can accommodate around 350 worshippers (mainly used by our sisters). This floor also provides a small kitchen and office for the ladies, the extension accommodates the new wudu room and toilets (for the ladies), and a newly refurbished toilet area for the men. The extension includes a newly built ghusl room to wash the deceased before burial. There is also a larger kitchen to accommodate for worshipper on special occasions including 'Khatams’ & ‘Kuls’. There is also a day room for our elderly brothers to relax in.

Our Services

Our mission is to serve the community

Religious

Funeral Services

Masjid Riza is one of the largest in Huddersfield and can accommodate very large gathering. Funeral prayer services (Janāzah) are held at the masjid and can be arranged via the main office. We can conduct the preparation of bodies for funerals/burials and the coffin and have all the facilities to wash the deceased or maintain their cadaver in cold storage. The masjid ensures that the service aspect of a funeral is carried out as best as possible before the departed is taken to the graveyard.

The masjid can provide or help provide the following:

  • Guidance for arranging Catering Services for guests.
  • Sitting Halls (Separate for men & women).
  • 24 hour access to the Masjid.
  • Washing & Storage Facilities.
  • ‘Khatams’ & ‘Kuls’ facilities – free of charge – donations welcome to the masjid.
  • Help with getting cause of death/disease certificate from GP or hospital.
  • Help with getting death certificate from the registration office.
  • Help with obtaining Corner’s report for sending bodies abroad.
  • Help with transportation from home to mortuary – cemetery or airport.
  • Provide help and assistance in travelling arrangements.


You can get more information about burials in Huddersfield from the Huddersfield Muslim Burial Council (HMBC) web page: http://huddersfieldmbc.org/
Religious

Marriage

The Masjid offers the service of the imaam for marriage ceremonies (Nikāḥ), please contact us for more information.
Religious

Family Counselling

Family counselling is available to those experiencing problems or those wanting advice on marriage. An appointment will have to be made with the Imam in advance by emailing imaam@masjidriza.com, or by coming into see the imaam.
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Free of Charge Visits & Tours

Masjid Riza is open to visitors throughout the year. We receive a number of visitors from schools who wish to find out more about the workings of a Masjid and the Islamic faith for projects and studies. If you would like to book a visit please send an email to masjidriza@gmail.com and we will do our utmost to meet your arrangements.

This service is provided FREE of CHARGE to any visitors along with refreshments.

Our staff & management

We are a dedicated and hardworking team

Imam Muhammad Eesa

Hafiz Hammad Raza

Imam & Religious Advisor
Imam Muhammad Eesa

Amjad Javaid

Trustee
Imam Muhammad Eesa

Sharafat Ali

Trustee
Imam Muhammad Eesa

Khalid Razaq

Trustee
Imam Muhammad Eesa

Nasar Mohammed

Trustee
Imam Muhammad Eesa

Bashir Ahmed

Committee Member
Imam Muhammad Eesa

Mohammed Bashir Shakir

Committee Member
Imam Muhammad Eesa

Sheikh Mohammed Farooq

Committee Member
Imam Muhammad Eesa

Mohammed Ashraf

Committee Member
Imam Muhammad Eesa

General Mohammed Amin

Committee Member
Imam Muhammad Eesa

Habib Ullah Chaudhary

Committee Member
Imam Muhammad Eesa

Mohammed Naeem Butt

Committee Member
Imam Muhammad Eesa

Banaris Hussain

Committee Member
Imam Muhammad Eesa

Mohammad Younas

Committee Member
Imam Muhammad Eesa

Ilyas Qamar

Committee Member