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.
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’.
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…