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 set to manage Manchester leisure centres
September 02, 2014
The UK’s largest leisure charitable social enterprise, GLL, has been awarded a new management contract to operate 9 leisure centres in Manchester, on behalf of Manchester City Council.
GLL awarded Children’s Centres contract in Greenwich
August 28, 2014
The UK’s largest leisure charitable social enterprise, GLL has been awarded a new management contract to run Children’s Centres in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. GLL currently operates all of the leisure centres and libraries in the borough on behalf of Greenwich Council under their ‘Better’ brand.
Spring start for £37m York community stadium
August 27, 2014
Construction is set to start in Spring next year on a new 8,000-seater stadium for York City FC next to a major
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…