First films to be shown later this month Covid restrictions allowing
The site of the new cinema earlier this year
The much delayed opening of The Chiswick Cinema is finally going to take place on Friday, 25 June giving W4 its first cinema since 1934.
It has been over two years since work started on the site in the former Ballet Rambert studios at 94-96 Chiswick High Road but now, subject to there being no change in Covid-19 related restrictions, Chiswick residents will finally have their own cinema.
The project, which has been driven forward by Picturehouse founder Lyn Goleby, was first proposed back in 2013 but has encountered a range of problems along the way including squatters before the pandemic prevented further progress.
There will be three main screens in the cinema with two smaller ones which would be suitable for private screenings with dining. There will also be a restaurant and bar. A mixture of mainstream blockbuster movies and independent cinema is promised.
Films can be shown from 8am to midnight on Sunday to Thursday and 8am to 1am Friday and Saturday.
The cinema has launched membership schemes which give discounted tickets and food and drink.
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June 6, 2021