News & Inspiration

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

‘Leading the Way’: Ssassy speaks to Oxfordshire Limited Edition Magazine about their low carbon property scheme

By | 2019-12-09T13:39:26+00:00 December 9th, 2019|News|

Published in December’s edition of Oxfordshire Limited Edition Magazine, Denise Barkley interviewed our Director, Ian Pritchett, about our eco-friendly scheme in Southmoor, Oxfordshire to explore how we are leading the UK in terms of low carbon property development. “Developers Ssassy Property are 30 years ahead of the Government’s 2050 zero-carbon target at Springfield Meadows in

The UK’s most sustainable housing development – as seen in national press

By | 2019-11-28T09:38:51+00:00 November 28th, 2019|News|

Last month our development in Oxfordshire, Springfield Meadows, received mainstream media coverage as ‘The UK’s most sustainable housing development’. We were the subject of articles in The Mail Online, The Metro, The Sun, and The Daily Star for our exemplary commitment to zero carbon construction and our eco-friendly features.  The media interest started with an

Ssassy pioneers a partnership with BBOWT

By | 2019-11-14T16:18:32+00:00 November 16th, 2019|News|

Ssassy have joined forces with Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT) in a ground-breaking partnership to maximise opportunities for nature at their new development at Springfield Meadows.  BBOWT will provide advice, strategy and interventions to maximise the potential for wildlife at Springfield Meadows. They will then monitor the results over a 5 year period,