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History of Televised Snooker part 2

Welcome to simply pool and snooker’s blog. We hope you enjoy it and feel free to comment or request other blog’s on any subject within the snooker table industry such as snooker table recovering. The Embassy World Championship at the Crucible … Continue reading

The History of Televised Snooker part 1

The World Championship at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, has become snooker’s Wimbledon, the climax each spring to the snooker year. It is an exhaustive examination of skill and psychological capacity, a 17-day marathon of the mind. It is incomparably the … Continue reading

Party Pool Table Hire

Pool table hire has become very popular for various corporate events and private parties. Simply pool and snooker hire pool tables and also provide football table hire for all occasions and events including Weddings, Parties, Competitions, Film and TV work. We appreciate that … Continue reading

Pool Table Hire for your School or College

Simply pool and snooker have been hiring pool tables since nineteen seventy seven. We are one of the original companies when the pool table hire phenomenon first arrived in the United Kingdom. Because pool tables where the latest craze at … Continue reading

Pool Table Recovering

When out pool table recovering Simply Pool and Snooker often come across pool tables which have been repaired by extremely bad fitters. We take care in our work and so do ninety nine percent of other tradesmen within the industry. … Continue reading

Snooker Table Balls (part 3)

The cellutose nitrate type of snooker table ball was moulded from powder under great pressure and the resulting block of plastic material was turned and polished in a similar way to the old ivory ball, but the new cast resin … Continue reading

Snooker Table Balls (part 2)

Snooker tables balls are two inch and one sixteenth and English pool table balls are two inch. When pool table recovering I am often asked why the white ball comes out at one end of pool tables and the colours at the other??? Continue reading

The Snooker Table Ball

The origins of the snooker table balls goes back to the slaughter of thousands of elephants. Continue reading

POT BLACK (The Snooker Table cont.)

In the second half of the nineteenth century/snooker tables manufactured in Liverpool had cast-iron underframes. These tables stood on six legs and one of them was in use in a staff canteen in Liverpool until a few years ago. The … Continue reading

Pot Black (The Snooker Table)

An important ingredient in the POT BLACK series is the snooker table. Television veiwers assume the snooker table has not altered in design or construction since the game was invented. The billiards table, to give it its correct name, and … Continue reading