BFI IMAX

With digital surround sound, a screen almost as high as five double-decker buses, 489 seats (including 69 premier seats), the giant glass drum of the BFI IMAX is London’s (in fact, Europe’s) largest state-of-the-art cinema – boastomg a 20m by 26m cinema screen and a sound system of over 12,000 watts.

It was originally designed by Bryan Avery Architects and completed in 1999. The venue as won a number of prestigious awards at the time of opening, including a Design Council Millennium Product Award in 1999 and a Civic Trust Award in 2000. BFI IMAX is owned by the British Film Institute and since July 2012 it has been operated by ODEON Cinemas.

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Did you know?

Over 350,000 guests visit the cinema a year, consuming over 30,000kg of popcorn, 7,000 litres of fizzy drinks and over 10,000 portions of nachos and hot dogs