City of Melville

Hoyts Garden City, Booragoon

  • A cinema complex with 8 cinemas, each has seating spaces for people using wheelchairs in the middle of the cinema, with fixed seating alongside
  • All cinemas have audio loops
  • Companion Card is accepted
  • Undercover parking with a large drop off bay with lift access to the cinema and a sloped walkway to Garden City Shopping Centre food court
  • A unisex accessible toilet within the cinema complex
Location (View Map)
Almondbury Road, Booragoon, WA 6154 Australia (In the Garden City Shopping Centre complex)
Opening Hours
  • Open 15 minutes before the first session.
  • 08 9316 0600

Closest accessible parking

  • Three accessible parking bays in the undercover car park close to the lift.
  • Bays are 3 metres wide and 5.5 metres long with high overhead clearance.
  • All bays and drop off area are easily identified.
  • Two bench seats are outside the lift.
  • Vehicle access from: Almondbury Road
  • Lift:
    • Lift next to the bays leads to the wide walkway outside of the entrance doors to the cinema.
  • Pedestrian access:
    • Kerb ramp to lift.
Passenger set down Accessible parking bay Access to the lift
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Pick up / set down bay
  • An large drop off area suitable for vans and buses in the undercover car park at the entrance to the lift doors.
External access and entrance
  • Entrance off the wide walkway with a sloped over pass that leads to Garden City Shopping Centre food court.
  • Double glass entrance doors are 5cm wide with one door open. Doors have large D handles, are heavy to open and slow to close.
Entrance to cinema complex Overpass to Shopping Centre
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Internal area
  • Carpeted spacious foyer with a ticket counter, self serve candy outlet, candy bar and small café with seating. A wide corridor leads to all 8 cinemas.
  • The ticket counter is 1.1 metre high. Tickets can be purchased at the candy bar, 94cm high.
  • Coffee shop counter is 94cm high. Café tables are 71cm high with 67cm knee clearance.
  • The self serve candy store has an entrance gap of 1 metre and the lowest self serve container is 1.1 metre high.
Ticket counter Candy bar Coffee shop Coffee shop seating Self serve candy bar
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Signage, customer displays and customer information
  • Movie information is above the ticket counter in large red and green print on a black background.
  • Cinemas are identified with large illuminated numbers.
  • The coffee shop has a handwritten blackboard menu.
  • All directional signs are clear.
Equipment for people with disabilities
  • Audio loops cover all seating in the 8 cinemas.
  • Wheelchair seating to the middle of all cinemas. The number of spaces in each cinema varies depending on the size of the cinema.

Toilet: Hoyts Garden City Unisex Accessible Toilet

  • Gender: Unisex
  • Availability: Open during business hours.
  • Customer use only: Yes
  • Signage: Access symbol on door.
  • External access: Off wide carpeted corridor leading to cinemas.
  • Toilet door: An 86cm wide sliding door with a D handle and large lock. The door is heavy to open.
  • Pan height: 47cm
  • Handrails: Yes
  • Basin height: 80cm
  • Lighting: Lights are on at all times.
  • Baby change table: Yes
  • Baby change table description: Wall mounted fold down baby change 95cm high.
Toilet door Toilet pan Basin Toilet diagram
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Lift from undercover parking to cinema.

  • Levels serviced by lift: Basement car park and upper cinema level. On the cinema level the lift is outside of the main doors to the cinema.
  • Assistance or independently operable: Independently operable.
  • External controls: Controls at sitting height that illuminate when pressed.
  • Door type: Walk through style.
  • Door width: 90cm
  • Platform size: Width 1.4 metres, length 1.6 metres.
  • Internal controls: Controls at sitting height that illuminate when pressed.
  • Indicators of floor level: No visual display of levels outside the lift. Faint tone when the lift arrives at each level.
Lift doors at basement car park level Lift doors at upper cinema level
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  • Eight cinemas all accessed off a wide corridor through wide open doors before and after the movie sessions.
  • All cinemas have wheelchair seating positions in the middle of the cinema that are accessed from a wide level corridor to a wide landing in front of the seats.
  • Fixed seating alongside wheelchair seating positions.
  • Seats are firm, 43cm high with lift up armrests.
  • All cinemas have an audio loops.
An example of seating spaces for wheelchairs Steps and tiered seating
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Information collected by: City of Melville

Care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of this information however no guarantee is given that the facility is fully accessible. Please advise the You're Welcome WA coordinator at the Disability Services Commission of any access changes since publication.