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How we are governed


Coastline Housing Limited is governed by a Board of remunerated Non-Executive Directors and an Executive Team.  


The sections below set out our legal structure, governance code and regulatory compliance.   


More information on our individual Non-Executive Directors and our Executive Team members can be read in their dedicated pages.


Legal Structure & Governance Code

Coastline Housing Limited (CHL) was incorporated in November 1996 and is an independent registered charity and social business, run on a non-distribution basis. This means that all profits generated are retained for furtherance of Coastline’s charitable objectives.


It has four wholly-owned subsidiaries:

  • Coastline Services Limited (‘CSL’), a building maintenance and grounds contractor;
  • Coastline Design & Build Limited (‘CDB’), a design and build contractor; 
  • Coastline Homes Limited (‘CHM’), a design, construction and sale of residential housing contractor; and
  • Coastline Care Limited (‘CCL’), which has remained Dormant throughout 2019/20.

Together these companies form Coastline Housing Group (‘the Group’).


CHL, as well as being a registered Charity, is also registered with the Regulator of Social Housing (‘the RSH’) as a provider of social housing; both of these provide the primary regulatory framework for Coastline with the Regulator of Social Housing as principal regulator.


CHL is also registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for the services provided at Miners Court and is a company Limited by Guarantee registered at Companies House.  


Regulatory Compliance

The Board reviews and confirms compliance annually with the; RSH Regulatory Framework and the National Housing Federation Code of Governance (2015).


Coastline Housing Group complied with the RSH Governance and Financial Viability Standard during 2020/21.

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