Monthly Archives: February 2015

SNOOKER LEGENDS AT THE RED TRIANGLE CLUB

Walton’s Red Triangle Club in Portobello Road was built in 1934 for the YMCA. The red brick functional building, designed by Tomkins, Homer & Ley replaced the earlier wooden hut and promoted snooker on its first floor level. As a … Continue reading

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‘Slotty’ Sharman, one of Walton’s snobs

How times have changed. When I was a lad Walton boasted three shoe repairers or ‘snobs’ as they were better known. There was Newton ‘Newt’ Sharman in Mill Lane, Gordon Blease in the High Street and ‘Slotty’ Sharman in North … Continue reading

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