Thornton Bowling Club to be sold

Building a Mosque

Uthman ibn Affan reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said:

Whoever builds a mosque for Allah, then Allah will build for him a similar house in Paradise.” Al-Qur’an 9:36

Source: Sahih Bukhari 439, Sahih Muslim 533

As-salamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakaatuhu

About 2 years ago, you signed a petition in support of the Thornton Islamic Society being granted a long term lease with the view of setting up a permanent place of worship.

We are pleased to announce that negotiations are moving along, although somewhat slow, and we now find ourselves at a crucial junction in need to rally support to endorse our offer to purchase the land in order to build a Masjied insha’Allah. As part of the formal process, an advert is being circulated asking for comments, support or objections to the sale of the property. We therefore, humbly request your endorsement for this sale to go in favour of the Thornton Islamic Society as highlighted in the procedure below:

Thornton Bowling Club to be sold

The City has advertised the sale of the old Thornton Bowling Club to the Thornton Islamic Society.

If you want to comment or object on advertising the intention to sell you can lodge your objection, comment or representation in writing to: Saul Jacobs which may be, emailed to or fasx 021 425 3605 or posted to 3rd Floor, Media City Building, Hertzog Boulevard, Cape Town the address mentioned above by no later than 16:00 on Monday 21 December 2015.

Please make the subject of your email:

Sale of erven 1102 & 1217 Thornton, Poplar Avenue, Thornton

Enquiries can be directed to Saul Jacobs, tel 021400 6419 or email- Further particulars in this regard may be inspected during normal weekday hours (08:00-16:00) on the by appointment. 3rd Floor, Media City Building, Hertzog Boulevard, Cape Town.

We ask that you kindly circulate the email in order for us to gain as much support and momentum as possible.

Once again, we thank you for your support and with the grace of the Almighty we shall be successful in our endevours insha’Allah


Ganief Salie


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