Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha
Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha Southall is a Sikh Gurdwara situated in the London suburb of Southall on Havelock Road and Park Avenue. It is the largest Sikh temple in London, building work at the Havelock Road site commenced in March 2000 and the Gurdwara opened on Sunday 30 March 2003, in order to accommodate for Southalls growing Sikh community. The Gurdwara cost £17.5 million to build, funding came by way of donations from members of the local Sikh community. Darcy Management Services was employed by SGSS to manage the budget and they successfully reduced the build costs from circa £24 million to £13.5 million excluding fit out. Furthermore they helped with the fit out working closely with the committee to ensure the building reached the Clients expectations. Www. darcyconstruction. co. uk In a bid to improve and advance the education of Sikh pupils and this school caters for children of Sikh parents as well as other faiths. The school is located at Norwood Hall, Tentelow Lane and was purchased for £2.8 million from Ealing and West London College.
As a result of this, over 200,000 Sikhs from across the UK attended the Vaisakhi procession to protest against the penalty which was pronounced by an Indian court. A stay of execution was granted, sikhism in the United Kingdom Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha Southall official website
The Zen Centre is a Buddhist temple in London and the active arm of the Zen Trust, whose object is to promote the Zen Buddhist religion for the benefit of the public. Members generally attend its meetings at the premises of the Buddhist Society, attendance at Zen Centre premises is for select invitees only. The Zen Centre was founded by Christmas Humphreys, who founded The Buddhist Society and was led by the Venerable Myokyo-ni until her death in 2007, shobo-an was formerly Christmas Humphreys home and was left by him to the Zen Centre on his death in 1983. It was inaugurated as temple on 23 July 1984, the purchase of Fairlight was financed largely using a single legacy from a lay devotee. It was acquired in a state of disrepair from Luton District Council in 1995. The Venerable Myokyo-ni moved to Fairlight in 2002 and lived there until her death in 2007, Buddhist Society Web site of The Zen Centre