There are around 280 Gurdwaras in the UK. Their combined income is over £50 million per year. There is a growing band of Gurdwaras with a net income of around £1 million per year. Gurdwaras wealth has also increased through ownership of properties. A strong culture of donating, giving and sewa exists within the Sikh community which contributes heavily to their income. Gurdwaras largest expenditure is on salaries of ‘priests’, in-house ragis, maintenance, langar and repayment of loans for the purchase and refurbishment of buildings.

The Midlands Gurdwara Conference 2020 is the first regional conference following on from the National Gurdwara Conference 2019 held in Central London. Click here to register.