News & Inspiration

Ssassy Property Director, Ian Pritchett, showcases the future of innovative and sustainable homes at Exceptional Buildings

By | 2019-07-08T09:37:22+00:00 July 8th, 2019|News|

On Thursday 18th July, Ian Pritchett, Director of both Ssassy Property and Greencore Construction, will be talking at Exceptional Buildings, an event showcasing the future of innovative sustainable building projects, at the greenest office in Oxfordshire, Bicester Eco Business Centre.  The event focuses on the future of sustainability in Oxfordshire’s built environment, and is run

Buying a Home at Springfield Meadows in Seven Easy Steps

By | 2019-06-24T15:17:33+00:00 July 2nd, 2019|News|

Buying a new house can be stressful. That’s why we’ve developed a seven step plan for buying a home at Springfield Meadows. We want to make purchasing your new custom build home as easy as possible and we are on hand to guide you through the process. To help you, we have developed the Ssassy

We’re working with Oxford Green Week – here’s why it matters

By | 2019-06-11T11:35:41+00:00 June 11th, 2019|News|

On Saturday 8th June, we are running a third Open Day at Springfield Meadows in conjunction with Oxford Green Week. We’re proud to be sustainable developers, taking  our commitment to reducing environmental impact seriously. It’s at the core of everything we do, and it’s why we work with partners, like Greencore, who help us to

Get in quick! Five homes at Springfield Meadows already taken

By | 2019-05-30T12:53:52+00:00 June 3rd, 2019|News|

Within four weeks of going on the open market, five of the 16 custom build plots at Springfield Meadows are now reserved or sold. Ssassy Property Director, Clive Maple, said: “The interest in custom build plots at Springfield Meadows is a promising confirmation of our belief that Oxfordshire needs sustainable new housing. With five plots

Springfield Meadows is now on Zoopla and Rightmove

By | 2019-06-14T10:15:07+00:00 June 2nd, 2019|News|

Our latest sustainable housing development, Springfield Meadows in Oxfordshire, is now live on Zoopla and Rightmove. The online property search platforms, which receive 120 million (Rightmove) and 50 million (Zoopla) visits per month, means it is easier for buyers to find us, particularly if they are out-of-area. Springfield Meadows has already received a steady stream

We’re looking for land – yours could be of more value than you think

By | 2019-05-21T15:31:06+00:00 May 21st, 2019|News|

We are on the lookout for land in the Thames Valley area, to develop into sustainable housing communities. The developments will range from 5 to 50 homes, built by carefully selected construction partners using sustainable materials and featuring green infrastructure including wildlife corridors, wildflowers, and bee bricks. Ssassy Director, Clive Maple, said: “Sites don’t need

How the housing industry can hit the government’s 2050 zero carbon targets today

By | 2019-05-13T09:53:32+00:00 May 13th, 2019|News|

It’s been difficult to miss the climate change debates in the news recently. Extinction Rebellion protested in central London for two weeks to persuade governments to act on the Climate and Ecological Emergency, 16 year old Greta Thunberg made headlines with her school walkouts, and Bristol became the first University to declare a climate emergency.

Ssassy aims to become a One Planet Global Leader with Bioregional

By | 2019-05-07T11:13:28+00:00 April 17th, 2019|News|

As part of our mission to become an endorsed sustainable developer, we are working with Bioregional to create a 'One Planet Living' action plan for the Springfield Meadows site. We hope that this will then be endorsed by Bioregional as a One Planet Living Global Leader. Bioregional works with developers to champion a holistic approach

Ssassy selects Wondrwall as smart home technology provider for Springfield Meadows

By | 2019-04-08T14:02:43+00:00 April 16th, 2019|News|

Smart home technology is a must for any new build, particularly those that are customised to suit individual tastes. After carefully assessing the technology available in the marketplace and providers thereof, Ssassy is delighted to have selected Wondrwall as its smart home technology provider for its latest scheme, Springfield Meadows. Wondrwall’s Base Kit includes alarm

Ssassy construction partner, Greencore, praised by local MP for new sustainable, affordable homes in Oxfordshire

By | 2019-04-08T14:11:52+00:00 April 14th, 2019|News|

Ed Vaizey, former culture minister and MP for Wantage, joined local housing and low carbon building experts last week to celebrate the opening of one of Britain’s most sustainable communities, in Longcot, Oxfordshire. Kings Farm Close is a new development of 15 eco-homes, including six affordable homes built to the same high performance standards in