Printed Date: 28/02/2015

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 merger with Carlisle and Allerdale Leisure

GLL News

Residents will decide on the future of pool

February 26, 2015

ABINGDON could lose its outdoor swimming pool in a major refurbishment of Abbey Meadow.

Clare Balding backs sports careers for girls

February 26, 2015

Education correspondent How did Clare Balding become the unofficial sporty head girl to the nation?

Charity that saved Swindon Half Marathon wants more feedback on the event

February 25, 2015

Charity bosses who have saved the Swindon Half Marathon want feedback from

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…