THE SHIERS DIVING BELL - FEATURE PAGE
The Shiers Bell now stands proudly at the bottom of the darkest 35-metre depths of Stoney Cove, here's its story.
THE DIVING BELL
Designed by Shiers Diving – this open bottom bell was used to visually inspect the base of the Cofferdam
Read about its design, testing and return to Stoney Cove.
The River Thames itself is much narrower than it used to be. As our population increases and the city of London expands, more and more of the natural floodplain is built upon. Human activity is contributory to the increasing risks of flooding.
It was just a question of finding the right sort of object and the Shiers Diving Bell fits the bill perfectly.
“Established 1961 - Shiers Diving.”