About Chorley CH

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Overview

Chorley Community Housing Ltd was formed in 2007 to receive a Large Scale Voluntary Transfer of Chorley Borough Council’s housing stock. It is a member of the Jigsaw Homes Group Ltd.

Our history

The Association was formed in March 2007 following a 2006 vote in favour of stock transfer by tenants of Chorley Borough Council.  The Association immediately joined the Adactus Group Structure as a subsidiary of Adactus Housing Group Ltd.

In 2009, the Association took on the management of Lune Valley Housing Association’s 77 properties.

In 2009, the Association entered into a management agreement with Adactus Housing Association.  The agreement transfered the management of 1,800 AHA properties, previously managed by AHA’s West Area office, to CCH (this number has since grown to 2,200).

In 2018 the Adactus Group merged with the New Charter Group and created the Jigsaw Homes Group Ltd.

Governance

Jigsaw Group uses overlapped Boards to simplify its governance arrangements and to make the best use of the shared skill-set of our board members and directors.  Board meetings for organisations within the Group are held contemporaneously using overlapped meetings.  We subscribe to the 2015 edition of the National Housing Federation’s Code of Governance.

Chorley Community Housing (CCH) is governed by our Housing North Board.

Housing North Board members

  • Roli Barker (Chair)
  • Shoab Akhtar
  • Roy Lees
  • Andrew Leah
  • Janet Mutch
  • Paul Lees
  • Claire Beaumont
  • Lynne Garsden

Our executive team

The day-to-day running of CCH is co-ordinated by Richard Houghton, the Association’s director of operations.

Richard is a member of the Jigsaw Homes Group’s senior management team of directors led by the group chief executive, Hilary Roberts.

Regulation

As a housing association, Chorley CH is regulated by the Regulator of Social Housing, which took on this function from the Homes and Communities Agency in January 2018.

Our work

Chorley CH draws on central services provided by the Jigsaw Homes Group.  These services include:

  • The Connect contact centre
  • Tenancy management
  • Income collection
  • Lettings
  • Development
  • Finance
  • IT

We retains a focus on neighbourhood investment and resident consultation.

Company registrations

Registered under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014, no 30155R.

Registered with the Regulator of Social Housing, no L4487.

Registered Office

Chorley Community Housing Ltd.

Turner House

56 King Street

Leigh

WN74LJ

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