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 in 2011.
Aquatics Centre revealed as Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park prepares for lift off
May 22, 2013
Two enormous cranes removed the final elements of the temporary seating stands this morning, revealing the original Zaha Hadid designed building.
The final trusses which formed the spine of the temporary seating stands on either side of the Aquatics Centre were removed today as part of the work to transform the former Olympic site into Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Athletes receive vital funding
April 27, 2013
A group of 21 aspiring young athletes from Merton have been awarded grants of up to £1,250 each to pursue their sporting dreams.
New cash boost for Crystal Palace Sport Centre athletes
April 22, 2013
Athletes at the Crystal Palace National Sports Centre are set to benefit from a £750,000 award pot.
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…