The Seed Shul

Edgware, Middx.





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Entrance to Mowbray Housel, June 2018,
Seed Shul is on the Second Floor
© David Shulman 2018 

Congregation Data


Seed Shul


Mowbray House, 58-70 Edgware Way, Edgware, HA8 8DQ

(since 2005(i))

Current Status:


Date Formed:

Since at least 2005(i)


Ashkenazi Orthodox


Project seed provides adult and family Jewish education through study and informal experiences across the United Kingdom.(ii)




Rabbi Joey Grunfeld - Founder & National Director(ii)

Rabbi Gary Bazak (& Rebbetzen Tanya Bazak) - from at least 2015 until present (May 2021)(iii)

Rabbi Dov Birnbaum (& Rebbetzen Tehilla Birnbaum)- From July 2017 to present (May 2021)(iv)

Legal & Charitable Status:

Project S.E.E.D. Limited is a private company, limited by guarantee without share capital, incorporated on 12 July 1999. (Company No. 03805072)(v)

Project Seed is a registered charity, registered on 27 November 1980, pursuant to a Declaration of Trust dated 6 October 1980 (registered charity number: 281307).(vi)

The governing document for Project Seed is a Declaration of Trust dated 6 October 1980.

Local Government District:

Edgware, a residential suburb in Northwest London, has a substantial Jewish minority. Most of Edgware (including the locality in which the synagogue is situated) is in the London Borough of Barnet (formed in 1965).

Bibliography -  Barnet

Registration District (BMD):

Barnet  (from 1 April 1999) - Link to Register Office website

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) According to the Congregation's website, last accessed 20 March 2018, Seed moved into Mowbray Road in 2005.

  • (ii) Seed website, first accessed 18 May 2015 and most recently accessed 30 May 2021.

  • (iii) Seed website, first accessed 18 May 2015 and most recently accessed 30 May 2021.

  • (iv) Jewish Weekly report ("New seed couples official appointment") dated 20 July 2017 and the Seed website and https://www.uniquelyedgware.uk/shul, both last accessed 30 May 2021.

  • (v) Charities Commissioners website (in beta trial stage) and Open Charities website (no longer active), both accessed 20 March 2018.

  • (vi) Companies House website (in beta trial stage) and Open Corporates website, both accessed 20 March 2018.

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Latest revision or update: 30 May 2021

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