(Please note that Funeral Service run at Birmingham Central Mosque is operated by an independent Funeral Director: Central Funeral Services)

Central Funeral Services

Central Funeral services are a specialist in Islamic funeral arrangements at and abroad. They have a speedy 24-hour service with over ten years experience of serving the Ummah and the mosque. the service and staff are professional and exceptionally diligent in their approach to such a sensitive time. The service provided is of a high standard with the majority of provisions included. Everything you require to carry out the funeral arrangements can be accommodated for by Central Funeral Services.

Ghusal Service is provided by Haji Mohammad Ilyas and Al-Hajun Yasmin Minhas. Both have over 30 years combined experience and knowledge of Ghusal practices in accordance with sunnah. Both are happy to lead the process of giving guidance during the ghusal/wash, which takes place at our purposely designed ghusal/mortuary area.

We can also call on sister’s from the Yemeni and Somali community to help with the ghusal/wash if the family of the deceased request so.

If you require any of these services then please make the funeral director aware at time of arrangement.

Funeral Director Abdul Haq Chaudhry: 07791 837 794

Funeral Director Sakeeb Haq: 07795 838 786

Haji Mohammad Ilyas: 07877 627 747

Landline: 0121 440 7356

Email: centralfuneralservices@gmail.com


Home to Grave – Peace of mind

Funeral prayer services (Janāzah) are held at the mosque and can be arranged via the Central Funeral office. We conduct the preparation of bodies for funerals/burials and the coffin and have all the facilities to wash the deceased or maintain their cadaver in cold storage. The mosque ensures that the service aspect of a funeral is carried out as best as possible before the departed is taken to the graveyard.


Sitting Halls (Separate for men & women).

  • Very reasonable charges.
  • Huge car parking facilities.
  • Easily accessible from all parts of the city.
  • Round the clock 24 Hour-Reliable service.
  • Washing & Storage Facilities.
  • ‘Khatams’ & ‘Kuls’ facilities – free of charge – donations welcome to the mosque.

Funeral services will include all below:

  • Taking body from home or hospital to funeral services
  • Helping in getting cause of death/disease free certificate from GP or hospital
  • Helping in getting death certificate from the registration office
  • Obtaining Corner’s report etc. for sending bodies abroad
  • Transportation from home to mortuary – cemetery or airport
  • Assisting in traveling arrangements

Please contact Mr. Abdul Haq at 0121 440 7353 / 07791 837794

Terms and Conditions for Deceased’s Family while using the mosque facilities.

Set by Central Funeral Services and Birmingham Central Mosque.

Please note: Funeral arrangements at Birmingham Central Mosque are run by an independent Funeral Director.

  • Funeral Prayers will only be lead by an Imam authorized by Birmingham Central Mosque.
  • Not more than 5 family members will be allowed in the mortuary during the Ghusal (Wash).
  • Mosque doors, for the mourners and family, will be opened 10.00 in the morning and closed maximum 1 hour after the Isha Prayers (Winter Time) and 11.00pm (Summer Time) because of Security and caretaking reasons. There will be extra charges for caretaker / Cleaner for their out of hours additional time.
  • In the case of using the mosque space for sitting etc., Mosque office MUST be informed in advance and booking request form needs to be filled.
  • Mosque sitting facilities will be offered but for not more than 3 three days, subject to the availability. Please confirm from the mosque main office before confirming/announcing to your family or friends etc.
  • In the case of serving refreshments, please bring your own stuff such as food/tea/coffee/disposable/Refuse sacks etc.
  • All the funeral payment MUST be paid before burial unless deceased is a member of a death committee.
  • Public attending the funeral will be expected to park their cars properly and not blocking the hearse or other cars.
  • Smoking is strictly prohibited in and around the mosque in respect of the place of worship.


Many thanks for your cooperation.