The Heath Business and Technical Park introduce 24-7 manned security system

SOG is re-introducing a 24-7 manned security system to enhance protection for the 125 businesses based at its popular business and technical park at The Heath in Runcorn Birkenhead facility management services specialists Oculus have been appointed to back up The Heath’s internal security team, ensuring the Park has around-the-clock security personnel on site to […]

Heath Park masterplan shortlisted for national urban design award

The masterplan for Heath Park has been shortlisted for another prestigious national award. Last year EcoResponsive Environments, an emerging design and architectural practice, who produced the Heath Park masterplan with site owners SOG Group, won a UK ‘‘Festival of Place: Pineapple Award’ in a competition celebrating the urban life of places and recognising developments where […]

SOG Group and Vertex Hydrogen sign agreement for Heath Park

SOG Group and Vertex Hydrogen have signed a ‘Heads of Terms’ agreement which will see Vertex supply low carbon hydrogen to the proposed Heath Park development in Runcorn, Cheshire. The hydrogen will be delivered to Heath Park from Vertex Hydrogen, the UK’s first low carbon hydrogen plant to be constructed at Essar Oil UK’s Stanlow […]

SOG addresses frequently asked questions on Heath Park project

SOG Group owner John Lewis MBE has met with Margaret Ratcliffe, Christopher Rowe and Gareth Stockton, councillors from Halton Borough Council’s Beechwood and Heath Ward, to discuss the Heath Park planning application recently submitted to Halton Borough Council. Mr Lewis says: “I appreciate that the documents forming our outline planning application for this project can […]

DIT officials briefed on Heath Park plan during visit to The Heath

Senior officials from the Department of International Trade visited The Heath Business and Technical Park on Wednesday, November 9th to be briefed on SOG’s Heath Park project, as part of a regional tour of science facilities in the North-West. Simon Sweetinburgh, Senior Advisor to the Minister for Investment – Life Sciences & Innovation, and Bob […]

Heath Park statement following submission of planning application to Halton Borough Council

John Lewis MBE, owner of SOG Group, says: “Enquiries regarding our Heath Park submission should be directed to Halton Borough Council’s planning department where the application can be viewed on the Council’s website.   The Planning Case No. is 22/00569/OUT which can be entered on the HBC Planning Portal at this address: “The Heath […]

Heath Park ‘Port Sunlight’ masterplan is submitted for planning approval

SOG Group has submitted a planning application to Halton Borough Council in the next step of their ground-breaking proposals to transform The Heath Business and Technical Park into ‘Heath Park’, a 21st century version of Port Sunlight *. Heath Park evolved from a global competition challenging architects, designers, planners and forward thinkers to create a […]

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 […]