Snooker and Pool Table FAQs

We understand that buying your very own bespoke snooker or pool table can be a daunting process at first. We are on hand to help you through the entire process, from your initial contact through to project completion and installation in your home, but there are a number of questions that we get regularly. To help you find the information you need as quickly as possible, we've answered some of our most frequently asked Snooker and Pool Table questions, below.

Ordering

How do I order a snooker table?

Ordering a snooker table from Snooker and Pool Table Company is easy! All you have to do is get in touch. You can give us a call or fill in our online contact forms with any key details you want from your table, whether that's a general design, a size, colouring, leg types and more. We will get in touch with you to discuss these in more detail or to provide you with a bespoke quote for your very own custom-made snooker table. Alternatively, our second-hand snooker tables are all fully refurbished and brought up to  brand new standards and can be ordered by getting in touch.

How do I order a pool table?

You can order a pool table in the same way as a snooker table. Simply give us a call on 01268 777293 or fill in our online contact form with any requirements you have from a pool table and we will get back to you with a quote, or to discuss your table with you in more detail.  We also have a range of previously-owned pool tables for quick ordering and turnaround.

How much will my snooker or pool table cost?

The cost of your snooker or pool table will differ depending on the table that you would like to order. A number of factors go into the pricing of a table, including it's size, finish, wood type, fittings, additional features and more. We will provide you with a bespoke quote for your ideal table and can discuss any changes you can make and how they might affect the cost overall. 

For second-hand and previously owned snooker and pool tables, the prices are listed within the product descriptions.

Do you offer custom snooker and pool tables?

We specialise in custom-made, originally designed snooker tables and pool tables, offering you the most bespoke service possible. When ordering a snooker or pool table from us, we will discuss all of your design options with you, ranging from leg types and wood, to the tabletop and finishes. If you are unsure on the exact design you want, feel free to get in touch with our team to discuss what we can offer you and the options available.

Do you sell second-hand snooker tables?

Yes, we do sell second-hand snooker tables. We refurbish every second hand table that comes to us, ensuring that all tables put up for sale are in the best condition for play. We will deliver all second-hand tables as standard, bringing them to you and helping to set them up right where you need them.

Do you sell second-hand pool tables?

Yes, we also sell second-hand pool tables. These tables are also refurbished to our high standards and are available for delivery across the UK and beyond.

Can I customise a second-hand snooker or pool table?

If you see a second-hand pool or snooker table on our website that you like, we are happy to offer a range of customisation options in most cases. We can re-cover the table to give you the cloth option that you desire. Feel free to get in touch with our team to discuss your options. 

Do you sell snooker and pool accessories?

We sell a range of different snooker and pool accessories, though our range may vary at any time. We have a range of cue racks currently available, ranging from simple 6-clip wall racks, to quirky 8-ball cue racks and more.

Delivery

Will you set up my table when you deliver?

We pride ourselves not only on the manufacturing of our tables, but on the careful delivery and expert installation of them in your home. Our team are well-trained in a swift but careful installation in the exact place you want the table to stay, meaning you don't have to worry about a thing.

How much does delivery cost?

When we provide you with a quote for the cost of the table, this will usually include any expected delivery charges. The charge may differ from order to order according to distance, table size and more - please get in touch for more information.

Our Products

Do you buy second hand snooker and pool tables?

Please note that we currently do not offer any form of buying service for second hand or used tables. While we do sell previously owned snooker tables and previously owned pool tables, these are obtained via part exchange with loyal customers who are looking to upgrade their existing tables. 

How long do snooker/pool tables take to manufacture?

All of our snooker and pool tables are made by us in our warehouse in Essex and manufacturing time can differ depending on how busy we are at any one time of the year, the table you have ordered, and how long key elements such as the slate bed will take for delivery from our suppliers. We will also discuss this with you when you go through the order process so you have a clear idea of the timescale to expect.

What is a pool dining table?

Pool or Snooker dining tables are a unique solution for those with limited space in their homes. Blending both leisure and your day to day routine, our pool and snooker dining tables are a full, playable table that can be covered with a sturdy tabletop when not in use, offering you a dining table for day-to-day use. The tabletop is expertly cut and fitted to protect the snooker or pool table beneath and is easily removable any time you want to play a game. You can even pause mid-game for a meal, before uncovering it again after and resuming play!

What room size do I need for a pool or snooker table?

The size of the room your pool or snooker table will reside in ultimately depends on the table that you choose to order. You should allow enough room for the table, as well as a full area around the table that is enough for the length of your cue. We have compiled a comprehensive guide to the size of room you may need to help guide you through calculating it for yourself. We are also on hand to help if you get stuck - simply measure your ideal room, then get in touch to discuss your options.

What is the standard snooker table size in the UK?

Snooker tables can vary in size according to your space and needs, however if you want the full professional play, a 12-foot table will provide exactly that. 9-foot tables, also known as 3/4 tables, are more common in homes and pubs. We offer sizes ranging from 6-foot, to the full 12-foot, to suit whichever space you may have available. 

What is the standard pool table size in the UK?

For the UK and much of the commonwealth, the average and standard size for a pool table is approximately 7' x 4'. However, smaller 6' tables are common in pubs and in homes across the UK. For a larger table and a more spacious playing experience, the 8' table is best.

Other FAQS

Can I visit your showroom?

Our showroom is open for you to come and visit and take a look at some of our previously-made tables for a better idea of what's available to you. We will always have someone on hand to discuss your options and your ideas and put together a plan and a quote to get you started. If you'd like to visit our showroom, please book your appointment with us via our enquiry form, or by giving us a call on 01268 777293.

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