Manchester Buddhist Centre (UK) recently marked 20 years in its current home, formerly a Victorian cotton warehouse. Clear Vision’s latest NewsByte video covers the celebrations, some history and the plans for remodelling the ground floor of this wonderful building, including better disabled access. (7.5 minutes)
Triratna’s new West London Buddhist Centre, UK is the latest feature in the survey, ‘Buddhist Buildings in England’ undertaken by English Heritage with the University of Leeds. As they point out, it’s Triratna’s only purpose-built urban centre in the UK.
By Munisha on Mon, 16 Feb, 2015 - 15:27Last month, in a survey of Buddhist buildings in England, Triratna’s Manchester Centre was described by the researcher as “one of the most compelling buildings I have visited on this project”.
English Heritage (EH) is a UK government-funded body traditionally concerned with the maintenance of cathedrals and castles. Last year, however, they started to research the conservation needs of buildings maintained by faiths more recently arrived in the UK. Many of them, including Buddhists, have converted...