Club Rules

A brief outline of the rules are detailed below with a full list at the bottom of this page.

  • No playing without a table light on.
  • Smoking area is downstairs under the metal fire escape.
  • No smoking or food to be consumed in the playing area.
  • Wash hands after eating prior to touching the snooker tables.
  • If other players are waiting for a table, max 1 hour playing time before releasing the table to the next player. Waiting players should write their name on the chalk board by the sink.
  • Mobile phones to be on silent except in certain circumstances i.e on call emergency responder.
  • Each member has an access card which allows entry into the club and enables the table light. If lost replacement cards can be supplier at a charge of £20. Cards must not be passed to non members.
  • All access doors are to remain closed, and last member leaving should ensure fire exit it bolted and all doors/gates are closed and locked.
  • We enjoy 24/7 access to the club please ensure minimal noise especially when leaving the club to avoid disturbing our neighbours. This is a privilege which can be revoked by our landlord.
  • Only 1 guest may be signed in at a time and for a maximum of 6 times per calendar year after this they must apply for membership, guests must be signed in at the visitors book.
  • We have no refuse collection so where possible please take any rubbish home with you.
  • No drugs to be consumed anywhere on the hall grounds.

Club Rules

Mobile Phones

Emergency use only e.g. doctor on call within the club facilities. Phones can be used for social media etc but MUST be on silent. Otherwise please use them outside the club facilities.

No Smoking Smokers are requested to use the smoking area at the front of the building by the steps and please keep the area tidy and discard cigarette ends etc in bins provided.

Playing Area It is not permitted to play without the table lights switched on.

Smoking and food consumption is prohibited in the playing area.

All equipment and balls must be put away after use and tables covered if no other players are waiting to use it.

If the club is busy please play for just one hour and the give the table to the next member listed on the chalk board.

Security

The entrance doors to the main hall and the snooker hall must be kept closed at all times. The last person leaving at any time must ensure that the lights are off, the window shutters down and that the doors (including the emergency exit doors) are firmly closed. Please respect our neighbours and leave quietly.

Door Entry Cards

All members are provided with a club access card, to gain access to the snooker room. Access to the outside door is via a key code. Access available 24/7 Membership cards will be de-activated if rules are not abided by or if light bill is not payed within 7 days of receipt of invoice. If a member loses his/her card or the card is damaged or does not work as it should then it should be reported to the Sports Club Managers who are responsible for the management and service of the cards. The issue of a new card without the old one being handed in will incur a replacement fee of £20 Under NO circumstances may cards be passed to non-members for entry to the premises of the Club or to the snooker hall. Infringement of this rule may result in loss of membership.

Guests

It is the responsibility of a member introducing visitors to ensure that the correct entry is made in the Visitors’ Book on entering the snooker hall and before commencing play and that their guests conduct themselves in accordance with the Section’s rules. No individual may be introduced as a guest more than 6 times during a calendar year. Over that the guest will need to become a member. A member may not take more than 1 guest to play at any one time.

Amendment of Rules

These rules may be added to, repealed or amended by resolution at any Annual or Extraordinary General Meeting provided that no such resolution shall be deemed to have been passed unless it is carried by a majority of at least two thirds of the members voting on such resolution.

Sports Club Rules

All members are bound by the Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Club and by any Bye-laws of the Club and if any conflict should arise between the rules of the Section and those of the Club the rules of the Club shall prevail.

Match nights

Monday nights the tables will not be available due to league matches. Any individual matches must be posted on the chalk board with time,date and table being used.