Eccleston Quarry is a mile south of Eccleston, Lancashire. It is also called Eccleston Delph and Eccy Delph (pronounced "ekky"). It is an old stone quarry that flooded. It is a popular site for scuba diving. Visibility is generally very poor and ropes have been strung between each underwater 'feature' to aid navigation, since traditional ...
Apr 08, 1995 · Neil Smitham, Chairman of the Trafford Sub-Aqua Club has kindly given us permission to share these pictures. Taken in the early 90's, a group from the club on the beach. Taken 8/4/95 in the early evening. They dived for 43 mins in a three to a depth of 9.5 meters and vis was a max of 3ft!!
Eccleston Delph - Home - Eccleston Delph. WE ARE OPEN FOR DIVERS, SWIMMERS & CAFE CUSTOMERS ONLY. WE ARE UNABLE TO ALLOW WALKING AROUND OR FISH FEEDING THE SITE AT THIS TIME. PLEASE ENSURE YOU READ THE UPDATED RULES BEFORE VISITING.
The gruesome discovery was made in a 60ft deep pool. The body, found by accident when sub-aqua enthusiasts Jeff Ashcroft, 22, a mechanic, and his pal Ian Reading, 34, were diving at the scene yesterday.
Eccleston Delph Quarry. Also known as Eccy Delph, The Delph. LOG A DIVE . Water. Quarry (Fresh water) Features. Wreck, Wall. Depth. 10 m (avg) 20 m (max) Diver Level.
Dive Site: Eccleston Delph Quarry. Location: Halfpenny Lane, Eccleston, Nr Chorley, Lancashire PR7 5PR. Description: Inland quarry / training site. Depth: 22 metres max (72 feet) Visibility: 2 metres (6 feet) Rating: *** This site is still up-and-coming and cheaper and nearer than Capenwray for training from Manchester and Leeds.
A few of the underwater attractions that can be found at The Delph. Map of the quarry - click for larger image. Jet provost - Sitting at 16 metres. Marked with yellow buoy. AA Guns - Sitting at 13 metres. Marked with yellow buoy. Armoured personel carrier - Sitting at 14 metres.
A few photographs of the type of things seen underwater. Thanks to Daniel G. Smith for providing the images.
Nov 03, 2019 · In 1979, two amateur divers arrived at Eccleston Delph, a water filled quarry near Chorley. Keen to explore the murky depth, the duo ascended into the cold water. Beneath the deep expanse, a little over 30 feet beneath the surface, is a sandstone ledge. It was on that ledge, that the two divers found the mutilated body of Marty Johnstone.
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