A semi-derelict store building in Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis is being converted into the place of worship.
Aihsham Rashid, a mosque builder from Leeds, is leading the construction project.
Once open, the building will offer the isles’ Muslim community of more than 50 people a place for daily prayers and for holding festivals and funerals.
At the moment, Muslim families worship in their own homes.
Earlier this month, a fundraising campaign to open the mosque exceeded its target figure of £50,000.
Mr Rashid, who was asked by a friend to help build the mosque, told BBC Scotland it was “go, go, go” with the construction element of the project.
He said: “Once we get this done the community will have somewhere men, woman and children can pray five times a day, to have a funeral, and for children to come to and relax.
“It will be like a little centre for all of them.”
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