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Cinema Info


Cinema Information


Picturedrome Cinemas we pride ourselves on giving our customers a unique environment to see films and events using state of the art technology. We provide an excellent, friendly service and ensure the experience is value for money


It is the policy of Picturedrome Cinemas that the pricing of tickets is kept as low as possible to make it accessible for our patrons, In addition our food and drinks have been reasonably priced too.

Screen 1 400 seats

Screen 2 96 seats


Located above the Gala Bingo Hall, The Century Cinema originally opened in 1936 boasting 1743 seats.


In 1967 the cinema was split into the bingo hall and 2 screens.


The cinema was then refurbished in June 2013 and upgrade with air conditioning.


Both screens have Sony 4k digital projectors and Dolby Digital 7.1 Surround Sound


Film information line 01255 689708

Direct Kiosk line 01255 429850



Please note that the car park in front of the Century Cinema is the property of Gala Bingo 


Any tickets issued to our patrons is out of our control as per their displayed terms and conditions. 


We cannot take any responsibility if a parking fine is received. 

Please note that the nearest pay & display car park is located off of Wellesley Road. Which information for those car parks are in the links below: 



Ticket Information


£3.50 Monday to Friday (excluding bank Holidays) / £4.50 Saturday, Sunday & Bank holidays 

We also charge a booking fee of 50p per ticket for tickets purchased online and over the phone



When seating is 'ANYSEAT' - This means it is first come first serve for where you sit in the screen. If you book tickets online or from our box office you are guaranteed seats however if you arrive late, groups may not be able to sit together. We will try our best to sit pairs and groups of three together when possible, however large groups should arrive early.


No other concessions available. 


Under 2's - These will be admitted free of charge but a ticket must be issued and can be obtained from the box office of the cinema. 


A limited supply of booster seats are available but these are on a first come first served basis.


Doors for a show open around 20 minutes before the show depending on when the previous show finishes. Ask at our box office for more info on when a particular show opens.


If a show sells out completely in advance we will post a message on Twitter and our Facebook Page to inform customers.


Our alcohol sales are restricted to certain films depending on it's certificate and content. Ask our staff which of our current films you can enjoy an alcoholic drink in.


We do NOT accept Orange / EE Wednesdays.



Why not purchase a new style ‘Picturedrome Gift Card’


The minimum value is £2.50 and the card comes in a stylish gift card and envelope.


The ideal gift for those who like Cinema going


Ask Cinema staff for more details.



For 15 and 18 films we run a strict age restriction policy. You must be prepared to present ID if you look under 18 for a 15 film and 21 for a 18 film and alcohol sales. We accept passports, driving license and 'pass' logo card as ID. For 15 films we will also accept a birth certificate if presented with another form of Photo ID and will also accept a 6th form, college or university cards. Parental consent or accompaniment is not a valid form of identification. Alcohol sales are strictly for over 18's. The same ID policy as 18 films is enforced.


If you have any questions then please direct them to the cinema.



At Picturedrome, we are committed to offering maximum accessibility and we strive to provide facilities that meet the requirements of all our customers.


At  Century Cinema, we have ramped access into the Cinema. There is a lift that takes you to the first floor.  In Screen 1,  there is a lift  for the stairs and there is a disabled toilet near the Sales area.


Picturedrome Cinemas welcomes the use of The Cinema Exhibitors' Association Card.


This is a national card that can be used to verify that the holder is entitled to one free ticket for a person accompanying them to the cinema.


Terms and Conditions of use apply which can be seen on their website http://www.ceacard.co.uk/ 

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