Chartered surveyors and land agents

Extended farming PD rights

As previously reported here and here, the new and extended farming PD rights come into force today. The government announcement that provides the headline policy context is here. As part of...

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Planning success for high-quality replacement dwelling

Acorn Rural Property Consultants has successfully obtained full planning permission for a replacement dwelling with an integral annexe to provide for multi-generational living, a detached carport, and a detached domestic outbuilding...

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Limitations on the Murfitt principle

Our recent post on the development of the law around the Murfitt principle discussed the case of Caldwell v Secretary of State for Levelling-up Housing and Communities [2023] EWHC 2053 (Admin)...

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Facilitative or fundamental?

One of the joys of what we do is that, every now and then, a case comes along that re-sets what have become the established ground rules. That is what has...

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