Printed Date: 30/05/2015

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 News

GLL’s growth continues with Bath & North East Somerset leisure facilities

May 28, 2015

GLL’s growth continues with Bath & North East Somerset leisure facilities.

GLL awarded Investors in People Award

May 20, 2015

GLL has been celebrating since learning they have achieved the Investors in People Silver Award on 1st May 2015.

GLL and Tone Leisure to join forces in the South West

May 15, 2015

From 1 June 2015, Tone Leisure (Tone) is set to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of GLL, the UK’s largest and most successful leisure charitable social enterprise. Tone will continue to directly operate its 13 leisure and sporting facilities across the South West of England until 1 December 2016, when a full merger is planned with GLL.

About us

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…