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 […]

Colin Muller is featured in the Property Special section of Farmers Guardian

An article featuring the views of Colin Muller was published in the August 23rd edition of Farmers Guardian. Colin had been invited by Business Reporter, Alex Black, to comment on how farmers and landowners can gain planning permission and realise the full potential of their land for the magazine‚Äôs summer Property Special. Here is a […]

Localism: a charter to prevent development?

Rebecca Muller, Land Manager In November 2011 the Localism Act was introduced in order to challenge the central government driven decision-making process and devolve power to local level government. In theory this was supposed to be a forward-thinking move that would help build and shape communities in a way that would benefit the people who […]