Heritage Collection

The Norman Clare Billiard and Snooker Heritage Collection at Thurston, St Anne Street, Liverpool, is probably the largest collection of billiards and snooker memorabilia in the world.



The name of Thurston has been synonymous with the sport of Billiards and its successor Snooker since 1799 and our founder, John Thurston, is considered by many to be the father of the modern game.

At Thurston, we are proud of our long association with the game of snooker, including the royal warrants we have attained, and the medals won at various expositions. The nature of the snooker business has changed over the years alongside the demands of our customers, and we now offer a wide range of non-snooker related products, all of which you will find on our site.

Here at Thurston we have built our reputation on first class customer service and we endeavour to depatch all of our online products for next day delivery. For those that take a bit longer, the lead times are indicated on the product information page.

Thurston Online

Thurston still offering quality products and service online

Thurston Moving Forward

As with all businesses Thurston have had to restructure the company due to the effects of Covid. We are pleased to say that we are weathering the storm and hopefully we will come through this difficult period stronger. Changes have had to be made, one of which involved the sad closure of our Liverpool showroom and the withdrawal of our snooker maintenance division.

Going forward we will major on the “Online” side of the business offering a full range of snooker, pool and bowling equipment, together with a wide range of club and indoor games products.

Thank you for your past custom and we look forward to being of continued service.

Why choose us?

Thurston's philosophy has always been based on customer service. You the customer are Thurston's number one priority.

Thurston has been the home of Snooker, Bowls & Club Games for over 200 years. We pride ourselves on our history and knowledge.

Thurston have been maintaining snooker tables since 1799. We are innovators in methods used for table maintenance and servicing.

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