Directors and members of BCH
Homes for Bolton is the name used by a number of Housing Service providers in Bolton, these Housing Service providers are members of a partnership called Bolton Community Homes. This partnership was established in 1992 and is an independent strategic housing, regeneration and service provider company limited by guarantee.
Bolton Community Homes is one of a number of partnerships which make up the Local Strategic Partnership for Bolton (known as the Bolton Vision Partnership).
Registered at Companies House and with a Board of Directors, Bolton Community Homes represents a wide ranging cross sector partnership of the local authority, housing and regeneration service providers, service users and developers in the Bolton area.
Collectively, individual Company Members of Bolton Community Homes:
- Manage and maintain over 25,000 homes.
- Provide support to numerous service users in supported and temporary housing
- Directly employ over 1300 people in the Bolton area.
- Lead on the delivery of a wide range of regeneration initiatives.
- Contribute to the identification of regional objectives.
Bolton Community Homes links with the Councils Regeneration and Development and Adult Services Directorates bringing together economic, physical regeneration and community services.
In addition to representation on Bolton Community Homes' Board, the council has a management and operational relationship with Bolton Community Homes Officers through the Chief Housing Officer.
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Directors of Bolton Community Homes
As at the 16 March 2007 the Board of Bolton Community Homes Ltd comprises:
Representing the Council
Cllr. Akhtar Zaman - Executive Member for Regeneration
Jeff Smethurst - Chief Housing and Regeneration Officer
Representing Registered Social Landlords
Munir Ahmed - Great Places Housing Group: Ashiana Housing
Neil Baumber - Irwell Valley Housing Association
Steven Porter - Great Places Housing Group
Kath Knowles - Places for People Group: NBH
Mike Creamer - Contour Housing Association
Stephen Holmes - Salvation Army Housing Association
Peter Smith - St. Vincent's Housing Association
Wendy Pretton - William Sutton Housing Association
Representing Bolton at Home
Cllr Noel Spencer
Members of Bolton Community Homes
Frank Fletcher - Council Tenant Representative
Ian Handley - RSL Tenant Representative
Representing Voluntary Service Providers
David Bagley (BIAF)
Representing the Community Sector
Representing Developer and Contractor Partners
Alan Richardson - Richardson Projects Limited
Durose and Gourlay Limited
Representing Adult Services
John Rutherford - Bolton Council
Chairperson: Mike Creamer
Vice-Chairperson: Peter Smith
Company Secretary: Dominic Conway
Auditors: Barlow Andrews
Registered Office: 2nd Floor, 2 Silverwell Lane, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 1QN
Tel: 01204 335389
Fax: 01204 335365
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