The Muslim Community in Hitchin has been around since the early 70s, with several families from the Indian subcontinent who came over and settled in the market town.
As British subjects of the former empire, the community arrived because of the prospects of work in the local factories of Hitchin and surrounding areas.
After some time the Muslim Community became bigger and decided to set up the Jaami' Masjid in the 80s on Florence Street.
The Mosque has catered for the community facilitating daily children's Quran classes, the 5 daily prays, the congregational Friday prayers, the Ramadan functions, and the two Eid prayers.
As the Muslim community grows so does the spiritual need and functions of the Mosque