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Community Focus: Barking Gurdwara Singh Sabha London East

Barking Gurdwara Singh Sabha London East

The Gurdwara was created in 1971 and is located on the corner of the

Northern Relief Road/North Street
in Barking, Essex.

The Gurdwara is a Sikh place of worship and serves the Sikh congregation from across North-East London, but also serves all communities.  It is open from 6am and closes at 9pm daily.   The Gurdwara works closely with other religious organisations in the South East and across London.

The Gurdwara offers a number of services daily and all community members are welcome.  The range of community activities provided include Punjabi lessons, Library, Gym and fitness classes, Yoga for men and women, Gatka (martial art) and Kirtan music.  The NHS and the local police hold regular sessions to provide health services and police advice surgeries.  The Gurdwara also welcomes school trips  and provides formal marriages ceremonies and funeral services.

The Gurdwara provides free food to all community members everyday and also works on other community projects where it distributes meals to the homeless in London.

It also organises a number of events during the year to raise money for various organisations.  One of the most recent events was a bike ride, donations were divided to local hospitals, the red cross and hospices.  The Gurdwara also organises the annual Barking & Dagenham/Redbridge Sports Tournament and the next tournament will be held on 10 June in GoodmayesExtensionPark, Goodmayes, Ilford.

The Gurdwara is located at:

100 North Street
, Barking, Essex, IG11 8JD and can be contacted on 020 8594 3940 or 020 8594 5834

 

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