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Building 42 (Students' Union), University of Southampton, Highfield Campus, Southampton, SO17 1BJ

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  • Comments View
    • The cinema is located within the Students Union building and doubles up as Cube nightclub.

Opening Times

  • Monday 11:00 - 15:00.
  • Tuesday 11:00 - 15:00.
  • Wednesday 11:00 - 15:00.
  • Thursday 11:00 - 15:00.
  • Friday 11:00 - 15:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.


  • The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.
  • This venue is situated in the Highfield Campus.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest mainline railway stations are Southampton Parkway (Airport) and Southampton
    • Central (city centre).


Outside Access (Main Entrance)

Level Change (Main Entrance and Piazza Entrance)

Other Floors


Outside Access (Cinema Entrance)

  • There is level access into the venue.
  • Level access is via lift.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 158cm (5ft 2in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are double width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 180cm (5ft 11in) wide.


  • The reception desk is 19m (21yd) from the lift.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is low height.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.


  • The cinema has 1 screens.
  • All screens have level access.
  • Seating and additional access information View
    • Films are mainly mainstream.
    • Films are rotated to allow access to all films.
    • There are designated spaces for wheelchair users.
    • Designated spaces are situated at the back of the cinema.
    • Wheelchairs may be left with the patron.
    • It is 12m (13yd 4in) from the foyer to the accessible toilet.
    • It is 19m (20yd 2ft) from the accessible toilet to the furthest screen.
    • This venue does not have audio description.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.
    • Subtitles are not available.
    • Concessions are not available.
    • Assistance dogs are allowed in the cinema.
    • There is a wheelchair to borrow.
    • To borrow the wheelchair, main building reception.
  • Comments View
    • The tiered seating is accessed by medium high marked steps with no handrail.

Eating and Drinking (Bar Three Diner)

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest adapted toilet is located in Students' Union - Building 42. Please see the guide for Students' Union - Building 42 for further details.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.