New Podcast with Ian Pritchett, Charlie Luxton & Will Richardson

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In a recent podcast, Ian Pritchett and podcast hosts – Will Richardson (FIEMA) and Charlie Luxton shine a spotlight on the challenges of the ‘business-as-usual’ housebuilding planning system and champion the need for a new national planning policy that is fit for our future. Thank you to all involved.

Site acquired for up to 65 homes in Launton

Greencore Homes has acquired another site. Our CEO, Jon Di-Stefano said “We are delighted to have purchased this site in Launton which is less than two miles from our office and factory in Bicester. We will be able to showcase our Climate Positive homes on our doorstep and make low carbon living accessible to even […]

Greencore wins ‘Home Of The Year’ Award.

Thank you to The Telegraph, and to Homebuilding & Renovating Magazine for awarding Greencore with ‘Best Custom Build Site 2022’ in their ‘Home Of The Year’ Award.January’s edition of Homebuilding & Renovating Magazine (available now) has a fantastic 8 page spread of Springfield Meadows as well as other great projects that won in the different categories. […]

Springfield Meadows shortlisted for The Daily Telegraph, Home and Renovating Magazine’s award for ‘Green Custom Build Project’.

It is now up to the public to decide who the winner is, and we’d be thrilled if you’d vote for us! To vote, visit are no. 6 and mid-way down the page but to vote it’s just after entry 19. Please feel free to share this with colleagues, relatives, friends, and anyone else who […]

Springfield Meadows wins a double at the Structural Timber Awards.

Springfield Meadows, the UK’s leading sustainable housing development, has been awarded Timber Frame Project of the Year and Custom and Self-Build Project of the Year at the Structural Timber Awards. The site consists of 25 beautiful homes, including nine managed by Sovereign Housing Association and is a fully Climate Positive development, with net-zero energy and better-than-zero […]

Springfield Meadows UK’s Leading Sustainable Property Project Takes Top Accolade at OxProp Awards.

On Thursday 9th September, Springfield Meadows scooped the OxProp Award for Best Residential Development in Oxfordshire. Springfield Meadows is the UK’s most sustainable private residential property development site consisting of 25 beautiful homes, including nine managed by Sovereign Housing Association. In winning the award, the eco-living site beat five other Oxfordshire developments shortlisted for the […]

Oxford architects, builders and environmental groups call on councils to speed up progress on energy-efficient homes.

The six members of the Oxfordshire Zero Carbon Homes (OZCHI) partnership* have written to the leaders of all six Oxfordshire councils calling for rapid action to ensure that all new buildings across the county are built to ‘zero carbon’ standards.  The letter is attached. This follows the proposal in the current Oxfordshire 2050 Plan consultation […]