Company Profile

The Empire Leicester Square

» TV & Film

» Corporate entertainment

The Empire Leicester Square

Events attended

  • London networking event - Urbano Networking Event with Julian Treasure

    Thursday May 29th 2014

    Read more >

Urbano Communities

  • UrbanoCreate

    A networking community for those in branding, marketing, communications, digital, TV, film, and related media and creative sectors.

About The Empire Leicester Square

Empire Cinemas is the largest independently owned cinema chain in the UK. Currently operating 162 screens in 16 cinemas across the United Kingdom, Empire Cinemas screens everything from mainstream blockbusters to art-house classics in quality cinemas, staffed by individuals who are knowledgeable and enthusiastic about film.

2014 is set to be a huge year for Empire Cinemas, with a number of exciting projects in the pipeline, including the opening of the first purpose built Empire Cinemas in Walthamstow. As the first purpose built Empire Cinemas, The Scene will become another flagship for the chain, only second to the London, Leicester Square site.  Due to open in December 2014, Empire Cinemas at The Scene will be a nine screen cinema, including Empire Cinemas’ large screen format - IMPACT, and be able to seat up to 1,200 cinemagoers. 

In 2013, Empire Cinema’s opened its doors to 7.8 million customers, showing over 500 different movies across its screens. Empire Cinemas is also the home of alterative content, screening the latest productions from the worldly renowned Royal Opera House, National Theatre Live and English National Opera straight to cinemagoers.

The community is at the core of Empire Cinemas, with money-saving schemes including SAV£RDAY Tuesday, Parent and Baby, Last Chance To See Thursdays, Empire Jnrs and Empire Seniors helping to give every customer a unique cinema experience.

Operating since 2005, Empire Cinemas takes its name from The Empire, Leicester Square, with the company drawing on a rich heritage of over a century of experience bringing moving pictures to the public.