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Muller submits planning application for care home in Sandbach

Muller Property Group’s latest planning application for its 20-acre Houndings Park site in Sandbach includes a care home, signalling Muller’s intention to explore new opportunities for care homes and retirement living facilities in the future. The proposed 78-bedroom care home will provide an important amenity for the local community and generate circa 70 new job […]

Could a new land tax be imminent?

In October’s article for Farmers Guardian magazine, Colin Muller, our chief executive at Muller Property Group, warns of whisperings within parliament of a potential new land tax.The last time a land tax was introduced in the 1970’s, it was very short-lived as the supply of new land for development dried up overnight – no wonder […]

Colin Muller laments the rise of the Nimby

During August, Colin Muller, chief executive at Muller Property Group, shared his views on the negative impact Nimbys are having on land development in Farmers Guardian. The ‘not in my back yard’ phenomenon has grown out of the introduction of the Localism Act in 2011.  It was intended to encourage local people to participate in […]

Sharing best practice with landowners

Earlier this year our chief executive, Colin Muller shared his thoughts on navigating the complex and often confusing world of obtaining planning permission with readers of CLA Land & Business magazine, many of whom are farmers or landowners. Colin stressed the need for landowners to plan for the future and be proactive if they want […]

Muller shares insider knowledge on assessing land development potential

In a recent article in Farmers Guardian magazine, Colin Muller, our chief executive at Muller Property Group, explained how landowners can assess the prospects for possible development of their land. According to Colin, anyone wondering if their land could be ripe for development should start with the Council’s Local Plan. Most local policy tends to […]