Al-Madina Mosque Barking – Five Star Accredited

Kite-Mark Quality for Mosques

The Beacon Mosque initiative fosters, encourages and promotes the revival of the prophetic Mosque. Faith Associates offers expert advice through practitioners with 20 years experience in Mosque management, offering three tier accreditation – three star, four star and five star standards.

Al Madina Mosque one of the first recognised Beacon Mosques and one that has achieved 5 star certified Beacon Mosque Accreditation. This community hub does not just provide worship facilities but serves both its congregation and the wider community through the provision of services such as helping the less fortunate, outreach programmes and world class sports facilities for the youth (for which they won the Best Youth Service 2018 at the British Beacon Mosque Awards 2018).

Accreditation Plaque Ceremony

Faith Associates officially awarded Al Madina Mosque with their 5 star accreditation plaque in a short ceremony attended by Mosque leaders, councilors, imams, volunteers, worshippers and the wider community.

10 areas of developing excellence

The foundation of a Beacon Mosque lies on 10 global standards, of which Al Madina Mosque met. These standards form the policy, management and governance infrastructure to ensure sustainable, inclusive and forward looking institutions.

Community Development

Accountability & Transparency

Additional Services



Management & Governance

Policies & Procedures

Facilities Management

Staffing & Employment

Financing & Fundraising