Printed Date: 22/02/2017

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 Staff Awards - Going The Extra Mile

February 03, 2017

GLL - the UK’s largest charitable leisure social enterprise, has recognised its most talented individuals across the 12,000 strong organisation at its second annual Staff Awards.

GLL backs athlete funding to Tokyo 2020

January 10, 2017

GLL has announced it will invest over £5million into athletes across the UK through its athlete support programme the GLL Sport Foundation within the Tokyo cycle.

Leisure Operator GLL announces national partnership with Future Fit Training

December 20, 2016

Charitable social enterprise and leisure operator GLL has announced a partnership that will see Future Fit become its exclusive health & fitness staff training provider: offering courses on areas such as pre and post-natal exercise, nutrition for weight management and exercise for older adults.

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…