Ben 28, has signed an initial 12-month deal with the Parksiders with the option of a further year.
Heaton has spent the last seven seasons at Halifax and has been a main stay in Richard Marshall’s side making over 130 appearances for the Championship club scoring 58 tries. Previous to joining Halifax, the former Rochdale Mayfield junior had a successful spell at Oldham scoring 20 tries in 48 appearances.
Heaton who is equally at home in the wing, centre or back-row position played a major part in Halifax reaching the qualifiers in 2018 making 18 appearances, scoring 8 tries. He featured for Fax in all their qualifier matches including facing Leeds Rhinos, Salford Red Devils, Widnes and Hull KR.