Printed Date: 30/08/2015

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

Countdown to launch of Social Saturday 2015 at Better Extreme Barking Sporthouse

August 28, 2015

Charitable social enterprise GLL will host a launch event with Social Enterprise UK at the Better Extreme indoor skate park in Barking on Thursday 3 September 2015 to celebrate Social Saturday 2015 (10th October) – a nationwide day of events and activities which celebrate social enterprise, social investment and social savings in the UK.

Countdown to launch of Social Saturday 2015 at Better Extreme Barking Sporthouse

August 28, 2015

Charitable social enterprise GLL will host a launch event with Social Enterprise UK at the Better Extreme indoor skate park in Barking on Thursday 3 September 2015 to celebrate Social Saturday 2015 (10th October) – a nationwide day of events and activities which celebrate social enterprise, social investment and social savings in the UK.

GLL Bucks Trend as Swimming Participation Surges

August 11, 2015

Charitable social enterprise GLL, has reported real growth in participation levels since 2012, with an increase of over 10 per cent during the past year. The findings contrast with the recent Sport England Active People Report, which suggested that swimming participation in the UK was in decline.

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…