BFI IMAX | Venues for Hire in South Bank and Waterloo, London SE1 | South Bank London
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South Bank London
Review South Bank


BFI IMAX: A hidden green space below street level

Stunning Outdoor Structure

A hidden green space below street level

BFI IMAX First Floor


Ideal for conferences, exhibitions & meetings.

BFI IMAX Conference

Event Spaces

500 seat auditorium & UK's largest cinema screen

BFI IMAX Entrance

Welcome to BFI IMAX

For film fanatics everywhere.

To check rates and availability, call 0843 886 8496 or email

BFI IMAX boasts a 500-seat auditorium, the largest cinema screen in the UK as well as two spacious foyers and an advanced digital stereo system which provides crystal clear surround sound. A popular choice for launches, award ceremonies and conferences.

Opening times: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Number of rooms: 3

Room capacities: 

  • Stadium-style seating for up to 500, including wheelchair spaces
  • Ground floor auditorium – 450 capacity
  • First floor foyer – 320 capacity

Special features:

  • Fully licensed and air-conditioned
  • IMAX 2D and 3D, 70mm and 35mm film projectors
  • Britain’s biggest cinema screen – 20m x 26m

'Not only are the space and facilities at BFI IMAX fantastic, so are the staff. They were incredibly supportive when we wanted to try different things and brand the entire venue for our award ceremony.' Fairbridge Charity

Need more info? Contact our team


1 Charlie Chaplin Walk, South Bank, London SE1 8XR

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