Skip to main content

Cineworld

181 Broad Street, Birmingham, B15 1DA

View Accessibility Symbols

Accessibility Symbols

For more information about what these symbols mean, view our Accessibility Symbols Guide.

Close this popup window.

Access Guide

Show Easy Read

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:30 - 12:00.
  • Tuesday 09:30 - 12:00.
  • Wednesday 09:30 - 12:00.
  • Thursday 09:30 - 12:00.
  • Friday 09:30 - 02:30.
  • Saturday 09:30 - 02:30.
  • Sunday 09:30 - 12:00.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Birmingham.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Five Ways.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks. View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is Fiveways car park.
    • The car park is located off Bishopsgate Street.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Cinema customers can park in the Fiveways public car park for 3 hours free of charge.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 190cm (6ft 3in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located on the paved surface in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Reception (Tickets)

  • The desk is 7m (7yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing system is available only on request.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played in some parts of the venue.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Level Change (Screens 1-4)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in a corridor leading to the ground floor screens.
  • There is / are 9 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are low.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • There is a standard and / or platform lift to access this service.

Lift (Screens 1-4)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located next to the steps.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • The lift is 40m (44yd) from main entrance.
  • Staff do need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 89cm x 130cm (2ft 11in x 4ft 3in).

Other Floors

  • Escalators View
    • Escalator(s) can be used to access other floors.
    • The floors which are accessible by escalator are G-1.
    • The escalators steps are not clearly marked.
    • The head and foot of the escalators are clearly marked.
    • The lighting level is low.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in the lobby.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.
  • The lift is 20m (22yd) from main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 76cm (2ft 6in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 102cm x 140cm (3ft 4in x 4ft 7in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Cinema

  • The cinema has 12 screens.
  • All screens have not got level access.
  • Screen(s) 1-12 has(have) access by lift.
  • Screen(s) 1-12 has(have) access by slope.
  • Seating and additional access information View
    • Films are mainly mainstream.
    • There are designated spaces for wheelchair users.
    • Designated spaces are situated at the front of the cinema.
    • Wheelchairs may be left with the patron.
    • It is 30m (33yd) from the foyer to the accessible toilet.
    • It is 35m (38yd) from the accessible toilet to the furthest screen.
    • This venue does have audio description.
    • There is a hearing assistance system.
    • The hearing system is a headset.
    • A deposit is not required for the sound enhancement system.
    • Subtitles are available.
    • Concessions are available.
    • Assistance dogs are allowed in the cinema.
    • There is not a wheelchair to borrow.

Level Change (Screens 1-12)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the designated seating areas.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 140cm (4ft 7in).

Restaurant Bar Internal (Bar)

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • Once inside, there is level access to the service.
  • Food is available from the bar.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks cannot be brought to the table.
  • There is a lowered section at the service counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 4m (13ft 1in) from the lift.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 48cm (1ft 7in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 72cm (2ft 4in).
  • The type of food served here is crisps, nuts and popcorn.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday Closed.
    • Tuesday Closed.
    • Wednesday 16:30 - 21:30.
    • Thursday Closed.
    • Friday 16:30 - 22:30.
    • Saturday 12:30 - 22:30.
    • Sunday 12:30 - 21:30.

Accessible Toilet (Ground Floor)

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 17m (18yd 1ft) from the platform lift.
    • The accessible toilet is located on the lower section of the ground floor, next to screens 1 and 2.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • There is an identical cubicle in the female toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 84cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door weight is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 200cm (4ft 11in x 6ft 7in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is not a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The emergency alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 42cm (1ft 5in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The hand dryer is 113cm (3ft 8in) high.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • The lateral transfer space is on the right in the female cubicle.
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • The baby change facilities are located in all the accessible toilet cubicles.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 69cm (2ft 3in).
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.

Accessible Toilet (First Floor)

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial and tactile signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 40m (43yd 2ft) from the lift.
    • The accessible toilet is located in a cubicle in the male standard toilet, next to screen 11.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • There is an identical cubicle in the female toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 82cm (2ft 8in).
    • The door weight is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 160cm (4ft 11in x 5ft 3in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 75cm (2ft 6in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The emergency alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The hand dryer is 102cm (3ft 4in) high.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.
  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.
  • Plastic cups are available.
  • Drinking straws are available on request.