‘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,

Pioneering Future Property Development – how to make zero carbon house building a reality

By | 2019-11-14T16:12:50+00:00 November 14th, 2019|News|

Ssassy Director, Ian Pritchett, has been invited to talk at two key industry events in November about Ssassy’s approach to house building and how to achieve 2050 carbon targets in 2019. On 18th November, Ian will be taking to the stage at an Oxford Development Plans event hosted by Built Environment Networking (BEN) at Oxford’s

Ssassy: A Green Business Success Story – as featured in Edie

By | 2019-10-09T10:32:05+00:00 October 9th, 2019|News|

On 23rd September, world and business leaders gathered in New York for the UN’s Climate Action Summit where Greta Thunburg’s powerful talk, ‘How dare you’, created a media storm. The Summit caused a knock on effect of 22,470 “actions”, ranging from long-term policy alterations to immediate business changes.  Ssassy has been recognised by Edie magazine’s

Housing Secretary unveils green housing revolution

By | 2019-10-04T09:08:34+00:00 October 1st, 2019|News|

On Tuesday, the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, the Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP, published the UK Government’s ‘Future Homes Standard’ which included a National Design Guide. The new standard seeks to ‘cut carbon emissions for generations to come’ by up to 80% from 2025 for all new homes with a

Springfield Meadows recognised for demonstrating global leadership in One Planet Living

By | 2020-06-26T10:08:01+00:00 September 27th, 2019|News|

Springfield Meadows has been recognised by international sustainability charity Bioregional for demonstrating global leadership in One Planet Living®.  We have been working in line with Bioregional’s One Planet Living®  framework, which takes a comprehensive approach to sustainability. At its core are ten simple principles that cover all aspects of social, environmental and economic

Ssassy Property heralds a summer of sales at Springfield Meadows

By | 2019-09-12T10:18:05+00:00 September 12th, 2019|News|

Ssassy Property are celebrating after a bountiful summer at its Springfield Meadows site. The development has seen an upswing in sales during the summer, with only eight plots left available at the custom build site. This week, the property development firm announced two further sales.  The construction of the zero carbon homes is well underway.

Building a zero carbon home with Greencore Construction

By | 2019-09-09T12:16:03+00:00 September 9th, 2019|News|

Our Springfield Meadows site will be a haven of low carbon homes. All 25 properties are being built by our sustainable construction partner, Greencore, including the nine affordable homes with Sovereign Housing. Sovereign Housing have previously worked with Greencore at Kings Farm Close in Oxfordshire. In this new video by Sovereign Housing, Ian Pritchett, Director

Exceptional Buildings with Greencore Construction

By | 2019-08-22T13:45:07+00:00 August 22nd, 2019|News| On 18 July, Ssassy Director, Ian Pritchett, presented at Bioregional’s Exceptional Buildings educational open day at the Eco Business Centre at the UK’s first eco-town development in Bicester. Ian spoke on behalf of Greencore Construction, exploring how a social and environmental conscience, a scientific approach, and beautiful design can be compatible when it