Creating a Home Cinema

3d render of home cinema room
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A trip to the cinema is no longer touched by the glamour it once possessed, with commercial cinemas often filled with overpriced popcorn and noisy teenagers. Furthermore, with new films typically out on blu-ray almost as soon as they’ve left the big screen, it’s easy to see why a home cinema is becoming an ever-appealing option when self building, or improving a home.

What to Consider When Creating a Cinema Room

Claire Lloyd

Claire is Editor in Chief of Homebuilding & Renovating website and magazine. She became Editor of Homebuilding & Renovating in 2016 and has been a member of the team for 15 years. An experienced homes journalist, her work has also appeared in titles such as Real Homes and Period Living.

She has a particular interest in green homes and sustainability, and interior design is a passion too; she has undertaken qualifications in this area. 

After finishing a major renovation of a period cottage, she is now onto her next project: overhauling a 1930s property in the Shropshire countryside.