Group structure

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 the Regulator of Social Housing 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 2015
  • Registered with the Regulator of Social Housing - 18 March 2008 - No: L4123
  • VAT No: 418541357
  • Data Protection No: Z6128096
  • Non-Executive Directors: David Weaver, Stephen Smith, Massy Larizadeh, Stephen Howlett, Helen Gillett and Stephen Stone
  • Executive Directors: Paul Richards, Afzal Ismail, John Wrighthouse, Helen Moore and Jonathan Wallbank
  • Company Secretary: Katherine Lyons

Orbit Housing Association Limited

  • Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014
  • Date of registration: 1 April 2021
  • Registered Society: 27802R
  • Rules based on Model rules 2015
  • Registered with the Regulator of Social Housing: 1 October 2007 – No: L4060
  • VAT No: 418541357
  • Data Protection No: Z5002766
  • Non-Executive Directors: Stephen Howlett, Jake Boomhauer, David Butler, Tonia Mihill, John Brennan, David Glover, Helen Gillett, Manpreet Dillon, Guy Stenson, Mike Turner
  • Executive Director: Paul Richards
  • Company Secretary: Katherine Lyons

Orbit Homes (2020) Limited

  • Private Limited Company – Non Charitable
  • Date of registration: 20 August 2009
  • Registered No: 6950748
  • VAT No: 976559454
  • Data Protection No: Z2190981
  • Directors: Stephen Stone and Jonathan Wallbank
  • Company Secretary: Katherine Lyons

Orbit Treasury Limited

  • Private Limited Company – Non Charitable
  • Date of registration: 31 May 2007
  • Registered No: 06264601
  • VAT No: 418541357
  • Data Protection No: 
  • Non-Executive Directors: David Weaver, Lynn Lochhead, Massy Larizadeh, Maame-Yaa Bempah
  • Company Secretary: Katherine Lyons

Our structure

Operating across the Midlands, the East and the South East of the country, our business services are delivered by our five directorates and led by our Executive Team.

Customer Services

We oversee the operational delivery of services for customers across the Group, bringing together expertise from housing and estate housing services, customer experience, property services, tenancy services, Community Investment, commercial and leasehold. The department provides a first point of contact for all customer enquiries.

Orbit Homes

The team manages the housing development arm of the business, from land and planning services, through to construction, development and sales. We build around 1,200 new homes every year.

Finance

Our finance team look after all investor relations and treasury activity across the Group. They ensure we are financially robust and report on the Group’s performance.

People

The People Directorate ensure that we continue to be a great place to work, recruiting and retaining talent across the Group. Here we have the HR and Academy function, and the Brand Communications team.

Corporate Services

Our Corporate Services department ensure we are compliant across all areas, managing risks and business continuity, as well as Business Improvement. This includes Information Technology, Procurement, Health and Safety, Internal Audit and Corporate Planning