Welcome to GLL
A charitable social enterprise for all the community
GLL makes community services and spaces better for everyone. And it’s about more than just money. Our people invest time, energy and effort into helping and improving communities through the services we offer - and with great results.
Our success means we’re proud to be the first leisure operator in the UK to be awarded the prestigious Social Enterprise Mark and the Big Society Award.
Guardian’s Sally swims for free after 50 day swim challenge
May 01, 2015
Guardian blogger and swim supremo Sally Goble was presented with a year’s free Better swim membership courtesy of GLL on 24 April at London Fields Lido, following her impressive ‘swim a mile a day for 50 days challenge’.
Volleyball athletes receive SportsAid grants
May 01, 2015
Volleyball England are delighted to announce that, out of the 24 National Squad athletes who were
GLL to launch GLL's biggest Extreme sports facility
April 27, 2015
The UK’s largest leisure charitable social enterprise GLL, are skating into action on 5 May 2015 with the opening of an iconic Extreme sports facility at Barking Sporthouse and Gym
In 1993, Greenwich Council needed to find a new way to run its leisure centres because of public spending cuts and together, we came up with a new model. The first of its kind in UK leisure. GLL was born.
Our four pillars
We believe GLL is unique and not just because we were the first leisure trust in the UK. Our four ‘pillars’ sit at the heart of our business delivery and form the vital DNA that makes us tick.
Being a charitable social enterprise
GLL is here for the good of the community and is a not-for-profit organisation. As firm believers in the power of social values, this is what being a social enterprise means for us…