First look at Dolphin Square’s Cineworld in Weston-super-Mare
PUBLISHED: 13:39 12 January 2018 | UPDATED: 13:40 12 January 2018
The hotly-anticipated opening of Weston-super-Mare’s Cineworld is just two weeks away and the Mercury can today offer a first glimpse inside at the new cinema.
Cineworld will be the next leisure business to open at the town’s new Dolphin Square development, which unveiled its Nando’s and Pizza Express restaurants at the tail end of 2017, with a number of other restaurants and a gym still to come.
The cinema is made up of eight screens and will boast an overall capacity a total capacity of 1,500 people.
Operations director Kelly Drew and general manager Emma Poppleton took the Mercury on a tour around the cinema, showcasing the state-of-the-art facilities on offer to the public.
Across the screens, four are capable of showing 3D films and three are suitable for screening live events, such as operas, ballets and concerts.
The largest screen has a capacity for 339 people while the smallest can hold up to 135, each with wheelchair access.
It is easily accessibly with escalators and lifts and the classic confectionary is available to purchase on site.
Visitors can expect to see the latest blockbuster films from 1-9.30pm on weekdays and 10am-9.30pm on weekends, although these times are subject to change based on the time of year and school holidays.
Tickets will start at £2.50 for junior showings on weekends, with adult tickets costing £9.70 at peak times – after 5pm.