International Horticultural Congress 2022 hears how Heath Park’s net-zero Vertical Farming model can put UK at the forefront of the world’s challenge to grow carbon free food

SOG Group’s proposals to build a ground-breaking ‘Field of the Future’ vertical farm powered by hydrogen at Heath Park in Runcorn is a model that can put the UK at the forefront of ‘Net Zero’ farming technology. The findings from a world-first pilot study, ‘Pathways to net-zero farming: a carbon footprint comparison of vertical versus […]

Heath Park masterplan wins top national urban design award

The masterplan for Heath Park has won a prestigious national award in the UK’s ‘Festival of Place: Pineapple Awards’ celebrating the urban life of places and recognising developments where people seek to live, work and play. EcoResponsive Environments won a global competition organised by RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) and sponsored by SOG which […]

Heath Park team to speak at Real Estate Live UK roadshow

SOG Group owner John Lewis MBE and his Vertical Farming advisor Dr Paul Myers, the co-founder of Farm Urban, are both speaking at the Real Estate Live UK roadshow being staged in Liverpool. Mr Lewis, the inspiration behind the vision to transform The Heath Business and Technical Park in Runcorn into Heath Park, a Net […]

SOG Group win ‘Commitment to the Community’ accolade at 2022 Halton Business Awards

SOG Group won the ‘Commitment to the Community’ Award at the 2022 Halton Business Awards in recognition of Eat@TheHeath’s initiative programme which combats loneliness among the over 50s. Eat@TheHeath is a weekly club run by SOG staff and Runcorn Police Community Support Officers which supports elderly and vulnerable people including many who live alone. Originally […]

SOG boss John Lewis meets Minister for Investment Lord Grimstone

SOG Group boss John Lewis MBE met with Minister for Investment Lord Grimstone yesterday on the opening day of the inaugural UK Real Estate Investment & Infrastructure Forum. Mr Lewis was introduced to the Minister in the Department for International Trade’s Pavilion shortly before Lord Grimstone officially opened the UKREiif event in Leeds. Mr Lewis […]

SOG boss to speak on Net Zero panel at UK Real Estate and Investment Forum

SOG Group boss John Lewis MBE has been invited to take part in a panel discussion on how investment opportunities will deliver Net Zero targets that will be staged in the Department for International Trade’s Pavilion at next week’s inaugural UK Real Estate Investment & Infrastructure Forum. Mr Lewis, the inspiration behind the visionary Heath […]

Solid Foundations

The Heath Park Development is situated on the site of the current Heath Business & Technical Park. The Heath Business and Technical Park is a phenomenal regeneration success story. Formed in 2000, its owner and operator, SOG Ltd, has transformed a once single occupancy corporate facility into a thriving independent business park. The Heath now […]

Heath Park sparks enquiries from global investment community

SOG Group is now in discussions with some of the world’s biggest investment and Real Estate organisations as the company seeks to raise the funds required to deliver the ‘Heath Park’ vision for the site in Runcorn, Cheshire.   Tim Metson, SOG’s Real Estate Agent, says he has been extremely encouraged by the response since […]