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.
NCL joins forces with GLL to strengthen social enterprise leisure centres in the north
January 27, 2015
North Country Leisure (NCL) has agreed to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of GLL, the UK’s largest and most successful leisure charitable social enterprise. NCL will continue to directly operate its 12 leisure and sporting facilities across Cumbria and Newcastle City.
HRH the Duchess of Cambridge opens the new GLL leisure centre in Kensington
January 22, 2015
GLL were delighted to welcome HRH the Duchess of Cambridge to the brand new leisure centre in Kensington for it's formal opening on 20th January 2015
Work starts on Olympia Leisure Centre
January 22, 2015
Work has started on the Olympia Leisure Centre in South Belfast which will form part of a £19m sporting and community hub.
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…