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Features of Cineworld Fulham Road

Presenting a variety of a dozen screens and a plethora of places to buy popcorn to enable you to keep munching while watching a movie, Cineworld is a cinema located at 142, Fulham Road, Chelsea, South Kensington in London. It has large screens and quite often it offers attractive deals such as paying a fixed price for watching as many films that you want to watch each month. It presents a pleasant atmosphere and an affordable price for a single ticket even if you do not avail of any deal.

Brief History
The origins of Cineworld can be traced back to 1930 when the Forum Theatre opened at the venue with a presentation of Lupez Velez in “The Storm”. The opening day also had a variety stage-show with a 24 piece orchestra starring Clapham & Dwyer. The theatre had a classical decoration style mixed with Romanesque touches and it had a seating capacity of 2,200 in stalls and circle. Its auditorium ceiling had a large 80 feet wide coffered dome and its side walls were decorated with pastoral Italian scenes. With a 30 feet deep stage and a 45 feet wide proscenium, the theatre had eight dressing rooms and was equipped with a Compton 3Manual/8Rank organ. Unlike the usual position of the projection box in the rear of the circle, it was located in the rear of the orchestra stalls. Above the main entrance was the circular shaped tea room/cafe.

The Forum Theatre at Fulham was one of three theatres, with the other two being located at Kentish Town and Ealing. In 1935, it was sold to Associated British Cinemas and renamed ABC in 1961. In 1974, it was converted into a three-screen cinema with one in the circle and two in the stalls. A fourth screen was added in 1975 and in 1977 the circle screen was divided into two screens. A sixth screen was added in recent years.

After the closing down of ABC Cinemas, it went through several changes till it was taken over by Cineworld. The current features of the cinema are accentuated by a beautiful exterior and lobby along with a very pleasant and courteous staff. The only remnants of the original auditorium can be seen in some balcony molding in auditorium four and five and in the main entrance foyer. The cinema has seating capacities of 348, 327 in the former circle and 173 in the upper area of the squash court, and 219, 204 in the former stalls and 155 in the lower area of the squash court. Overall the cinema gives a nice feel due to its architectural facade and because of the facilities available in its vicinity such as the bike racks, Boris bike station and a Sainsbury and M&S across the road. It has nice screens with screen 1 being quite big and a redeeming feature that the front row seats are not very close to the screen. Its outside facade, a beautiful building and old school architecture are its highlights and its best feature is the friendly and courteous staff that extends all help in seating the audience.

Current Events at the Cinema
A lot of events take place at the cinema venue and in order to enjoy the same, it is advisable to stay at hotels near Hyde Park so that you are located close to the cinema and to other tourist attractions in central London.


The current film events include Avengers: Age of Ultrons; Cinderella; Fast & Furious 7; Home 3D; Woman in Gold; John Wick; Royal Ballet Live: La Fille Mal Gardi: and Mad Max: Fury Road 3D.

Nearest Stations
The nearest underground stations are Gloucester Road Tube Station and South Kensington Tube Station. The railways stations closest to Cinemax Fulham Road are West Brompton railway station and Imperial Wharf railway station. The nearest car parks are Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking and Whitelands House Pure Parking.

Accommodation near Cineworld Fulham Road
All types of accommodation are available near the cinema so that visitors with different budgets can find a suitable place to stay. These include The Marble Arch at Montcalm London, The Montcalm at the Brewery London City, London City Suites by Montcalm, The Montcalm London Marble Arch, The Marble Arch by Montcalm London, M by Montcalm Shoreditch London Tech City, M by Montcalm Finsbury Square London City, Park Grand London Paddington, Grand Royale London Hyde Park, Park Grand London Hyde Park, The Shaftesbury Premier London Paddington, London Premier Notting Hill, Park Grand Kensington Hotel, Park Grand London Lancaster Gate, Shaftesbury Paddington Court London, Shaftesbury Premier London Piccadilly, Shaftesbury Hyde Park International, Executive Rooms London Kensington, The Metropolis London Hyde Park, London Premier Kensington, Shaftesbury Suites London Marble Arch, Paddington Court Executive Rooms, Paddington Court Suites and others.

Restaurants near Cineworld
Visitors to the cinema can find many restaurants in its vicinity such as Maison Blanc, West Brompton; PAUL Fulham, West Brompton; Kosmopol, West Brompton; Vq, West Brompton; GOAT, West Brompton; Cafe Nero, West Brompton; Hoche Burgers, West Brompton; Bondai, West Brompton; Coffee Republic, West Brompton; The Noodle Bar, West Brompton; Simply Ni, West Brompton; Glamour’s, West Brompton; Salvador’s El Bodegon, West Brompton; Henry Root, West Brompton; Suksan, West Brompton; 11, Park Walk, West Brompton; Aglio E Olio, West Brompton and many more.

Alternate cinemas near Cineworld in Fulham include Cine Lumiere, Science Museum IMAX, and The Coronet. Nearby places of entertainment include Finborough Theatre, Chickenshed Kensington & Chelsea and The Troubadour. The attractions near the cinema include Brompton Cemetery, National Trust: Carlyle’s House; Proud Chelsea. The shopping outlets near Cineworld include Crockat and Powell, Wyndham House Butchers and Luigi’s Delicatessen. For leisure activities, visitors can go to Lush Spa, Kayaking London and G-Spa. The pubs near the cinema include The King’s Arms, The Cadogan Arms and The Duke of Clarence. Nearby nightlife activities are available at Eight Six, Evans & Peel Detective Agency and Barts.

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