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No silver bullet when it comes to planning permission

One of the key things to bear in mind if you are thinking about attempting to obtain planning permission for housing on a piece of land is how important it is to be proactive about it. If you have land you think might be suitable for development, such as land on the edge of a […]

Muller plans new retail and residential site in Sandbach

Muller Property Group has submitted a planning application for a retail and residential scheme in the centre of Sandbach within the town centre. Under the proposals submitted to Cheshire East Council, Muller will re-develop a current brownfield site on Brookhouse Road, adjacent to the town centre’s popular Waitrose store and Post Office, to create 6 […]

Does the Planning System need reform?

Colin Muller, Chief Executive, Muller Property In this article, Colin offers farmers and landowners his view on whether the planning system needs reform and if so, what form that should take. There is a widespread feeling that the planning system is not fit for purpose and needs reform. As a planning expert working with the […]

Six steps to planning success for farmland

Last month, I wrote an article that was featured in Farmers Weekly. It focuses on the six main steps that landowners need to take if they want to gain residential housing consent for agricultural land.  We have produced significant results by achieving land allocations and planning approvals for employment, housing and community uses which can […]

How will Brexit affect UK agricultural land values?

1st October 2019 Colin Muller, Chief Executive, Muller Property In this article, Colin offers to farmers and landowners his view on how Brexit will affect UK agricultural land values generally and on how it might affect the value of agricultural land for housing development. There has been a lot of media speculation about the effect […]