The Ambassadors Cinemas is a six screen cinema complex located within the Peacocks Shopping Centre in Woking town centre.
Woking is one of Surrey’s most vibrant and accessible towns, which is surrounded by a green and leafy Borough. Located at the core of the county, Woking is just half an hour from London yet benefits from diverse villages and attractive waterways on its doorstep.
The heart of the town has been extensively refurbished to create an attractive, accessible centre, where convenient shopping sits easily beside Woking’s superb culture and arts facilities, and extensive Celebrate Woking programme of special seasonal events.
Visitors can also enjoy a wide range of high quality restaurants within the town centre, from award-winning cuisine to contemporary street food and outdoor dining. Woking’s attractive landscaping is complemented by a broad mix of shopping outlets in the undercover shopping centres. In addition, the purpose-built market offers artisan produce alongside traditional goods, every day of the week.
Woking’s world-class attractions include national exhibitions at The Lightbox, and some of the biggest and best shows from the West End on one of the region’s largest stages, at The New Victoria Theatre. Woking is also home to WWF-UK's Living Planet Centre - one of the greenest buildings in the country.
The Ambassadors Cinemas have seen some marked changes throughout the last twenty years, built around the already existing Rhoda McGaw Theatre, it has grown from a small three screen cinema to a large independent six screen complex offering all the latest films on state of the art equipment. Officially opened by film legend John Malkovich in 1992, the upgrade took place in 1997 with three further screens enabling a complex of the highest standard for those in Woking and the surrounding areas. Beating all the larger chains including the Odeon, Vue and Cineworld, The Ambassadors Cinemas projection team have been accredited as the top department in the country 2011, awarded by the prestigious British Kinematograph, Sound and Television Society (BKSTS). This award followed on from The Ambassadors Cinemas winning the renowned UK Independent Cinema of the Year Award 2009 at the RAAM awards.