Our governance and legal information

Orbit’s Governance Structure:

Orbit operates a federal partnership model in which there are a number of interdependent organisations known as Group members. Group members collaborate in agreeing our strategic direction and values to achieve a shared vision, for the benefit of our customers and the Group as a whole.

Orbit are regulated by the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and as such are accountable against the HCA standards. For further information click here.

Below you will find the details of our Group members:

Orbit Group Limited

Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014

Date of registration: 18 March 2008

Registered Society: 28503R

Rules based on Model rules 2011

Registered with the Home and Communities Agency - 18 March 2008 - No: L4123

VAT No: 418541357

Data Protection No: Z6128096

Non Executive Directors: Baroness Tessa Blackstone, Prof. Tony Crook, Chris Crook, Fran Beckett, Steve Brown, Richard Berrett, David Young and Andrew Stanford

Executive Directors: Paul Richards and Afzal Ismail

Interim Executive Director: 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 the Home and Communities Agency – 17 March 2008 - No: L4526

VAT No: 418541357

Data Protection No: Z1248431

Non Executive Directors: Fran Beckett, Jacqui Dickinson, 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 the Home and Communities Agency: 1 October 2007 – No: L4060

VAT No: 418541357

Data Protection No: Z5002766

Non Executive Directors: Fran Beckett, Jane Ball, Glyn Kyle, Julie Hopes, Vanessa Nichols, Kathy Strong

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: Chris Crook, Prof. Tony Crook, Helen Devy, Richard Berrett, Wendy Colgrave and Shirley Watson

Executive Director: Paul High

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, Lorne Williams, Richard Berrett, Dina Shah and Stuart Fisher

Executive Director: Suzanne Forster 

Interim Executive Director: Mark Hoyland

Company Secretary: Richard Wright

Public Liability and Employers Liability Insurance

For incidents/accidents after 1st April 2016 Orbit's liability insurance claims office is:

Royal & Sun Alliance Group, St Marks Court
Chart Way, Horsham , West Sussex, RH12 1XL

Portal Compensator ID: C00094
Policy No: RTT283792

For incidents/accidents prior to 1st April 2016 Orbit's liability insurance claims office is:

Zurich Municipal, PO Box 56, 1st Floor
1 East Parade, Leeds, LS1 2UA

Portal Compensator ID: C00108
Policy No: JHA-22S515-0013

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