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South Ruislip Cineworld: Go behind the scenes of new cinema ahead of public opening

The cinema will feature 11 screens and is set to open to the public at the beginning of July

The countdown is on until South Ruislip's new cinema opens its doors to the public.

Kitted out with 11 screens, the multiplex cinema will show the latest Hollywood and Bollywood releases, with the capacity to sit a total of 1,765 cinema goers.

Cineworld is set to open to the public in just over three weeks, on Wednesday, July 5, with Spider-man: Homecoming being among the the first blockbusters to grace the screens.

Screen one has over 300 seats(Image: Cineworld)

Sam Tomlinson, general manager of Cineworld South Ruislip said: “We cannot wait to open Cineworld South Ruislip in time for such a fantastic line-up of films coming up, like Dunkirk, War for the Planet of the Apes, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets and many more.

"We are looking forward to welcoming the community to share our passion for film when we open our doors Wednesday July 5.”

The cinema, which is part of the Arla Dairies development, will be home to a Starbucks, Baskin Robbins ice cream, and a pick and mix counter.

(Image: Cineworld)

The complex will have the capacity to stream live content to screens, and will also be available for private venue hire.

Screen one, the largest, has more than 300 seats, and every screen has wheelchair space, with five offering spacious access boxes.

Spideman: Homecoming will be one of the first films screened at the new cinema(Image: Facebook/SpiderManMovies)

Around 59 jobs have been created for people in the local community, with new employees working inside the cinema as Starbucks baristas and cinema staff.

Mr Tomlinson told getwestlondon : "We've hired a lot of people from Ruislip and the surrounding areas, and I think it's fantastic, the whole development has been fantastic for the local community."

The cinema is part of the larger Arla Dairies development

Cinema fans can take advantage of a range of offers including £2 tickets for youngsters on selected weekend mornings and within school holidays, as well as student discount for those with an NUS card.

The development by Citygrove, is based on the site of the former Arla dairies in South Ruislip, and also features a number of restaurants including Nando's and Bella Italia, and an Asda .

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