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Second appeal secures permission for affordable homes in Ansley

Muller Property Group has secured overall planning for 149 homes in Ansley on land north of Nuthurst Crescent. This follows two successive appeal hearings against North Warwickshire Council over the site’s separate housing phases. Outline permission for phase one, up to 79 dwellings, was granted when the local authority lost an appeal in January 2017. […]

Plans for sustainable residential development in Drury

Muller Property Group are planning to put forward proposals and a formal outline planning application to Flintshire Council that will deliver much needed new homes in Drury. The developer is looking to build 66 homes on the site to the north of Drury Lane, which extends to 4.3 acres and is within easy reach of […]

Muller hits the headlines after taking council to task

Muller Property Group has been making headlines recently after revealing some disturbing facts about Cheshire East Council’s interpretation of its own housing figures. The local authority put out a press release claiming credit for granting permission for more than 20,441 new homes, and stating that housing completions have ‘risen year on year’. However, an investigation […]

‘Big cheque book’ plus plenty of tenacity needed in the planning world

Last month our chief executive Colin Muller spoke in Farmers Guardian magazine about the complex processes behind obtaining planning permission for a piece of land. Colin was keen to get the message across that there is ‘no silver bullet’ – the process is time- consuming and expensive, and if someone has a piece of land […]

Top-down approach needed to tackle the housing shortage

In the second of his submissions to Farmers Guardian magazine, our chief executive Colin Muller talked about the debate over whether planning decisions should be made by central government or local authorities. This is a debate that has been raging since the first planning act came into force 71 years ago, but Colin says in […]