Governance

The WM Housing Group Board sets the overall strategy and direction of the organisation, with our subsidiary companies running local housing and community services.

As a Registered Provider of social housing, we’re regulated by the Homes and Communities Agency and comply with the National Housing Federation Governance Code. We publish an annual statement of how we comply with regulatory and governance standards in the Group’s Financial Statements.

For information on our liability insurance please go to the MOJ insurance information page

The parent organisation is:

Trading as WM Housing Group

Charitable Registered Society registered under the Co-operative and
Community Benefit Societies Act 2014

Date of registration: 13th November 1997

Registered Society No  28654R

Registered with the Home and Communities Agency – 10th
September 1998 – No.: L4185

VAT No  705347644

Data Protection No Z8181564

Non-Executive Directors Colin Dennis, James
Brooks-Ward, John Creswell, Richard Grainger, Janice Nichols, Crispin Passmore and Danielle Oum

Executive/Managing Director Kevin Rodgers, Group Chief Executive

Company Secretary Stuart Kellas

Our Registered Provider subsidiary branches of the organisation are:

Trading as West Mercia Homes

Charitable Registered Society registered under the Co-operative and
Community Benefit Societies Act 2014

Date of registration 4th January 2013

Registered Society 31930R

Registered with the Home and Communities Agency – 9th
January 2013 – No 4746

VAT No 705347644

Data Protection No Z818152X

Non-Executive Directors John Creswell, George Davidge, Peter Dunford, Philip Green, Lisa Nicholls, Helen Scarrett, Catherine Stubbings, Sangita Surridge, Gideon White and Andrew Winscom.

Executive/Managing Director Denise Shuker, Executive Director –
West Mercia Homes, Family and Optima; Peter Gill – Managing Director

Company Secretary Stuart Kellas

Private Limited Company – Limited by guarantee, no share
capital, use of ‘Limited’ exemption under the Companies Act 1996

Date of Incorporation 4th December 1998

Company No 03681553

Registered with the Homes and Communities Agency – 16th June 1999 –
No L4228

Charity registered with the Charities Commission
No 1074648

VAT No 705347644

Data Protection No Z6880242

Non-Executive Directors Pip Allkins, Tricia Gbinigie, Richard Nowell,
Danielle Oum, Kindy Sandhu, Jane Sargeant, Michael Sullivan and Colin Williams

Executive/Managing Director Denise Shuker, Executive Director –
West Mercia Homes, Optima and Family; Martyn Hale, Managing Director

Company Secretary: Stuart Kellas

Charitable Registered Society registered under the Co-operative and
Community Benefit Societies Act 2014

Date of registration 2nd July 1964

Registered Society 16763R

Registered with the Home and Communities Agency – 14th
October 1975 – No LH0713

VAT No 705347644

Data Protection No Z1069955

Non-Executive Directors Pip Allkins, Tricia Gbinigie, Richard Nowell, Danielle Oum, Kindy Sandhu, Jane Sargeant, Michael Sullivan and Colin Williams

Executive/Managing Director Denise Shuker, Executive Director –
West Mercia Homes, Optima and Family; Martyn Hale, Managing Director

Company Secretary Stuart Kellas

Trading as Whitefriars Housing

Charitable Registered Society registered under the Co-operative and
Community Benefit Societies Act 2014

Date of registration 1st June 2006

Registered Society 30092R

Registered with the Home and Communities Agency – 21st
March 2006 – No: LH4471

VAT No 705347644

Data Protection No Z9511081

Non-Executive Directors Janice Nichols, Gary Crookes, Margaret Gormley, Hannah Mofa, Wayne
Newman, Patricia Seaman Nigel Swift, Robert Thay, Christine Thomas and Carole Wildman

Executive/Managing Director Simon Kimberley, Deputy Group Chief Executive

Company Secretary Stuart Kellas

Our non Registered Provider subsidiaries are:

Private Limited Company

Trading as Signature New Homes

Date of Incorporation 11th March 2011

Company No 07561213

VAT No 705347644

Non-Executive Directors Richard Grainger, Ian Cox, Barrie Day, Roger Griffiths and John Payne

Company Secretary Stuart Kellas

Private Limited Company

Date of Incorporation 7th March 2006

Company No 05732971

VAT No 705347644

Executive/Managing Director Martyn Hale, Managing
Director

Company Secretary Stuart Kellas

Private Limited Company

Date of Incorporation 6th May 2003

Company No 04754184

VAT No 705347644

Executive/Managing Director Martyn Hale, Managing
Director

Company Secretary Stuart Kellas

Private Limited Company

Date of Incorporation 11th December 2004

Company No 05311059

VAT No 705347644

Executive/Managing Director Simon Kimberley, Deputy Group Chief Executive

Company Secretary Stuart Kellas

Public Limited Company

Date of Incorporation 29th October 2012

Company No 08271873

VAT No 705347644

Executive/Managing Director Gary Booth, Director of
Finance – Treasury

Company Secretary Stuart Kellas

Print this page