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, Janice Nichols, Helen Scarrett, Richard Grainger, John Creswell, Crispin Passmore, Danielle Oum, Richard Nowell and Kevin Rodgers

Company Secretary Stuart Kellas

Our Registered Provider organisations 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 Colin Dennis, John Creswell, Helen Scarrett, Crispin Passmore, Richard Grainger, Janice Nichols, Danielle Oum and Richard Nowell

Company Secretary Stuart Kellas

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

Date of Registration 24 April 2017

Registered Society 7535

Registered with the Homes and Communities Agency – 24 April 2017 –
No L4228

VAT No 705347644

Data Protection No Z6880242

Non-Executive Directors Colin Dennis, Danielle Oum, Richard Nowell, Colin Williams, Janice Nichols, Pip Allkins, Helen Scarrett and Tricia Gbinigie

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 Colin Dennis, Richard Nowell, John Creswell, Danielle Oum, Richard Grainger, Janice Nichols, Crispin Passmore and Helen Scarrett

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 Colin Dennis, Janice Nichols, Danielle Oum, Christine Thomas, Ken Taylor, Margaret Gormley, Wayne Newman, Hannah Mota, Ram Lakha, Lindsey Harvard, Helen Scarrett and Richard Nowell

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, Barrie Day, Phil Green and Roger Griffiths

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 Kate Still- Executive Director

Company Secretary Stuart Kellas

Public Limited Company

Date of Incorporation 29th October 2012

Company No 08271873

VAT No 705347644

Company Secretary Stuart Kellas

Public Limited Company

Date of Incorporation 29th August 2017

Company No 10936395

Company Secretary Stuart Kellas

Private Limited Company

Date of Incorporation 4th September 2017

Company No 10944302

Company Secretary Stuart Kellas

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