Empire Cinemas

Tower Park, Mannings Heath,
Poole, BH12 4NY

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Empire Cinemas

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First opened on 15th December 1989 as an AMC theatre and was quickly changed to UCI when CIC purchased AMC in the early 1990’s.

It is currently owned and operated by Empire cinemas.

A full refurbishment is currently underway, stadium seating is being installed in all screens and the foyer is being completely re-designed. Seating capacity will change slightly to accomodate the new layout, when completed in November 2008.

Contributed by Neil Goulding

Recent comments (view all 2 comments)

andysummers on April 24, 2009 at 11:28 am

LOL this is where I started out as projectionist 20 years ago LOL.

It was great in its day but since I left and over the years this dump really started to sound like a load of RUBBISH!

The house Dolby fader on the Dolby CP65 I believe that used to be installed was often turned up beyond 7 buy the other younger projectionists and they busted in several hundreds pounds worth of surround speakers!

It was great time and leaning experience, but would I do this type of job again and at this site. Not for £million pounds!

I couldn’t care less what upgrades they’ve made recently with this digital nonsense. first impressions is what makes it count and this cinema as failed time and time again in the past though the 1990’s and into the early years of the 21st century. Its not worth going to this site! Its not an Event!

If you want and EVENT! Go to the Empire Leicester Square screen1 JBL installation 56KW THX sound system its OUT OF THIS WORLD!

rivest266 on May 27, 2013 at 5:38 pm

http://www.empirecinemas.co.uk/?page=cinemainfo&id=82&tbx_site_id=34 says it has now 16 screens.

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