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.
Apr 08, 1995 · Eccleston Delph has been known as the Eccy Delph, or Hurst House Delph for the last century, and was mined by 12 local quarrymen producing stone for Blackpool Promenade and thin slates to cover the local barns and roofs. The Family of "Hurst" who originally owned and worked the Quarry, were well known in the area as Mr Hurst was Chairman of the ...
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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 ...
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. The viz is always poor - however it makes for good, safe training for low viz diving.
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.
This is mainly a dive centre but available to open water swimmers and training triathletes. The water is lovely and clear, if a little cold, but as it is a flooded quarry it is very deep. The swim is marked out by buoys and is easy to follow and overhanging trees and cliffs protect it from the wind. There is an excellent cafe on site for a well earned cup of tea and bacon butty!
Oct 08, 2009 · The body was then dumped in Eccleston Delph quarry. Having told the police so much, the women they were then placed in police protection and the police set about bringing the culprits to justice. The following five men were convicted for their part in Johnstone's murder at Lancaster Castle in 1980.
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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.