Cineworld O2 Location City: London, UK

Architecture, Interiors


Refurbishing, extending and equipping the largest cinema venue in London

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Key Info

Refurbishing 11 theatres and lobby areas, adding 8 theatres including a Screen X, a 4DX motion-seat and special effects theatre, 3 VIP cinemas, a VIP lounge
19 theatres
Refurbishment completed in January 2018; Extension fit-out completed April 2019

Asset enhancement of a popular cinema venue

Chapman Taylor refurbished and extended the Cineworld complex at the famous O2 Arena music and entertainment venue in London. The refurbishment project included adding cutting-edge cinema projection systems to the 11 existing screens, adding a Screen X, refurbishing the existing cinemas and lobbies, and installing a large digital LED screen in the lobby.

Adding the latest cinema technology

The extension increased the number of screens from 11 to 19, added a 4DX motion-seat and special effects theatre, and 3 VIP cinemas with reclining seats and access to a private VIP lounge.

Great F&B and transport facilities

Cineworld O2 is located in the O2 arena complex, a huge multi-purpose indoor entertainment venue, which is the most popular music venue in the UK. It is served by a wide range of restaurants and bars, a large car park and excellent transport links.

The extended Cineworld O2 is now the largest cinema complex in London​, with a capacity of 4,500 seats. ​​

David Wallace (B.Arch. Dip. Arch, RIBA)

Director, UK and Dubai

David joined Chapman Taylor’s London studio as a Director in 2015 and leads our work in the leisure and hospitality sectors.

He has over 25 years’ experience working internationally in the cinema sector, as well as the fast-moving Chinese hospitality market.

He has an established track-record and reputation for good design with an ability to deliver projects on time and to budget.

Areas of expertise:

Leisure / Hospitality


Leisure and Hospitality Project of the Year - 2019 AV Awards
Leisure and Hospitality Project of the Year - 2019 AV Awards
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