News & Inspiration

Net Zero in the Springfield House – BBC Coverage

By | 2021-02-25T12:50:25+00:00 February 25th, 2021|News|

What are the business opportunities in turning our old housing stock green? Installing heat pumps, solar panels and better insulation will cost billions and could create many jobs. Listen to one of our Springfield Meadows' residents explain all on the Evan Davis BBC Radio 4 show. Listen on BBC Sounds Now!

Springfield Meadows: Watch a climate positive house being built in this 2 minute video

By | 2021-02-09T16:34:43+00:00 February 9th, 2021|News|

Watch this 2 minute time-lapse video of a climate positive house by Ssassy Property & Greencore Construction being built at Springfield Meadows in Oxfordshire. Springfield Meadows has been awarded One Planet Living Global Leader status by the leading environmental charity, Bioregional. https://youtu.be/UUjN9BNPyBY

Springfield Meadows: Take the 2 minute video tour and find our more!

By | 2021-02-09T16:24:25+00:00 February 9th, 2021|News|

Springfield Meadows is a low carbon, custom build development in Oxfordshire, with a focus on high quality design and place making. Its location provides a superb combination of rural living with easy access to village, town, and city amenities. Watch the 2 minute video and find out more. https://youtu.be/WhNNXojdiow

Possibly the UK’s most sustainable housing development?

By | 2020-10-02T15:10:04+00:00 October 2nd, 2020|News|

Some great BBC coverage of Springfield Meadows - watch now! Springfield Meadows is a new low carbon, custom build development in Oxfordshire, with a focus on high quality design and place making. Its location provides a superb combination of rural living with easy access to village, town, and city amenities.

Carbon Neutral Homes Are Possible!

By | 2020-09-14T14:21:40+00:00 September 14th, 2020|News|

In this Episode of Sustainability Champions, our very own Ian Pritchett, Co-Founder and Director of Ssassy Property and Greencore Construction and Champion of Making Sustainable Homes speaks to Daniel Hartz. Download the Podcast   On a global scale, households are responsible for 24% of total greenhouse gas emissions. Building housing with energy and carbon

Build Back Better!

By | 2020-07-28T15:07:38+00:00 July 7th, 2020|News|

We’re getting use to three part Government slogans, but the latest is by far the simplest;  ‘Build Build Build’. This is of course the headline to the Government’s economic recovery  plan to get the country back on its feet as we gradually come out of lockdown. However,  there are increasing clamours for a healthier, greener

Ssassy Property on BBC Politics South – Doing things differently

By | 2020-03-10T12:01:02+00:00 March 10th, 2020|News|

The built environment contributes to 40% of the total carbon emissions created by the UK. So, as a nation are we doing as much as we can to reduce the carbon footprint of home construction? We would say no.  Earlier last week, we invited BBC Politics South to our site in Southmoor to show how

£5.5 million new funding package announced between Ssassy Property and Triodos Bank UK

By | 2020-03-05T15:58:39+00:00 March 5th, 2020|News|

On Wednesday 4th March 2020, Ssassy Property and Triodos Bank UK announced a unique £5.5 million financing package for our Springfield Meadows project. Springfield Meadows is thought to be the UK’s most sustainable residential property development project, and Triodos Bank’s funding package marks the first time the bank has invested in a private eco-residential project

UK Housebuilder podcast features Ssassy’s role at the forefront of sustainable house building

By | 2020-01-30T12:05:18+00:00 January 30th, 2020|News|

Listen to Gerard Ball’s popular podcast “The UK Housebuilder ‘From Good to Great’ Series” and hear our Director, Ian Pritchett explain exactly how we are working at the forefront of sustainable house-building. As an expert in the field of sustainable construction, and with 20 years’ experience working in historic building restoration, Ian has unique knowledge