Governance

Orbit is comprised of a number of interdependent organisations known as Group members who collaborate and agree on our strategic direction.

Orbit is regulated by Homes England and accountable against its standards.

Our Group members are:

Orbit Group Limited

  • Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014
  • Date of registration: 23 January 1997
  • Registered Society: 28503R
  • Rules based on Model rules 2011
  • Registered with Homes England - 18 March 2008 - No: L4123
  • VAT No: 418541357
  • Data Protection No: Z6128096
  • Non-Executive Directors: Baroness Tessa Blackstone, Chris Crook, Fran Beckett, Steve Brown, David Young and David Weaver
  • Executive Directors: Paul Richards, Afzal Ismail, Craig Wilcockson and John Carleton
  • Chief Executive: Mark Hoyland
  • Company Secretary: Richard Wright

Heart of England Housing

  • Trading as Orbit Heart of England
  • Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014
  • Date of registration: 1 April 2008
  • Registered Society: 30446R
  • Rules based on Model rules 2011
  • Registered with Homes England – 17 March 2008 - No: L4526
  • VAT No: 418541357
  • Data Protection No: Z1248431
  • Non-Executive Directors: Fran Beckett, Kerry Bolister, Julie Hopes,  Sam Margrave and Grant Richardson
  • Executive Director: Paul Richards
  • Company Secretary: Richard Wright

Orbit South Housing Association

  • Trading as Orbit East and South
  • Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014
  • Date of registration: 1 October 2007
  • Registered Society: 27802R
  • Rules based on Model rules 2011
  • Registered with Homes England: 1 October 2007 – No: L4060
  • VAT No: 418541357
  • Data Protection No: Z5002766
  • Non-Executive Directors: Fran Beckett, Kerry Bolister, Julie Hopes, Symon Sentain and Jake Boomhauer
  • Executive Director: Paul Richards
  • Company Secretary: Richard Wright

Orbit Home (2020) Limited

  • Private Limited Company – Non Charitable
  • Date of registration: 20 August 2009
  • Registered No: 6950748
  • VAT No: 976559454
  • Data Protection No: Z2190981
  • Non-Executive Directors: Chris Crook, Richard Berrett, Wendy Colgrave and Shirley Watson 
  • Executive Director: John Carleton
  • Company Secretary: Richard Wright

Orbit Limited Treasury

  • Private Limited Company – Non Charitable
  • Date of registration: 31 May 2007
  • Registered No: 06264601
  • VAT No: 418541357
  • Data Protection No: 
  • Non-Executive Directors: David Young, Lorne Williams, Dina Shah, Stuart Fisher, David Weaver and Mark Hoyland
  • Executive Director: Joy Baggaley
  • Chief Executive Director: Mark Hoyland
  • Company Secretary: Richard Wright