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Thornton Science Park

10 February 2022

Plans for a multi-million pound geological research facility at Thornton Science Park has been given the green light.

The £31m Cheshire Observatory - due to be set up in 2023 - will enable scientists to look at and monitor what lies beneath the surface, with the aim of developing low-carbon energy technology.

It will become a centre for "world-leading research into the response of the subsurface environment to energy transfer and storage", according to the plans which have been approved by Cheshire West and Chester Council.

Read more at: Cheshire Live