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.
GLL Eyes Future Leaders with Supervisors’ Academy Launch
August 10, 2016
The UK’s largest leisure social enterprise GLL is raising the bar on home-grown staff development with a new in-house programme that fast tracks staff into senior management.
This month, GLL’s role as a Skills Development Partner got a boost with the launch of the Supervisors’ Academy.
GLL’s emergence in British Tennis
August 09, 2016
Tennis is on the up in Britain. A Davis Cup win for GB in 2015 and five trophy wins at this year’s Wimbledon Championships. So what does the future of British Tennis hold?
Sports delivery in Cumbria safeguarded by GLL
August 01, 2016
The work and legacy of the award winning Cumbrian SPAA Foundation (SPAAF) has been rescued after leisure provider GLL stepped in to save staff from redundancy after the SPAA Board had reluctantly agreed to cease trading due to central funding and grants being cut.
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…