Printed Date: 19/04/2015

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

London football stars get behind Pioneers Day 2015

April 17, 2015

On Monday 20th April at the Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the London FA has invited 130 students aged 14-19 from across the capital to take part in Pioneers Day 2015.

Botwell boot camp gets Hayes people on the move

April 16, 2015

FORMER Royal Marine PT instructor Barry O’Connell, assisted by Olympic weightlifter Noorin Gulam, ran

Nominate GLL’s unsung hero of the leisure sector

April 15, 2015

GLL, the UK’s largest leisure charitable social enterprise who operate the ‘Better’ brand, are urging people to get voting for a number of GLL staff shortlisted for this year’s prestigious UK Active ‘Spirit of Flame Awards 2015’.

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…