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, David Weaver, David Young, Steve Brown, Stephen Howlett, Helen Gillett and Stephen Stone
  • Executive Directors: Paul Richards, Afzal Ismail, Craig Wilcockson and John Carleton
  • Chief Executive: Mark Hoyland
  • Company Secretary: Richard Wright

Heart of England Housing Association Limited

  • 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: Stephen Howlett, Kerry Bolister, Helen Gillett, David Butler, John Brennan, David Glover and Grant Richardson
  • Executive Director: Paul Richards
  • Company Secretary: Richard Wright

Orbit South Housing Association Limited

  • 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: Stephen Howlett, Kerry Bolister, Helen Gillett, David Butler, Tonia Mihill, Eileen Stent, Symon Sentain and Jake Boomhauer
  • Executive Director: Paul Richards
  • Company Secretary: Richard Wright

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
  • Non-Executive Directors: Stephen Stone, Richard Berrett, Wendy Colgrave, Charlotte Constance, Jayne Healey Brown and Shirley Watson 
  • Executive Director: Helen Moore
  • Company Secretary: Richard Wright

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 Young, Joy Baggaley, Stuart Fisher, David Weaver and Mark Hoyland
  • Company Secretary: Richard Wright