Printed Date: 24/02/2018

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 (which we held from 2010 until 2013) and the Big Society Award.

 

GLL News

On your Marks! Croydon Council Teams with New Leisure Partner

February 20, 2018

1 March marks the transfer of Croydon’s Leisure to a new operator.

GLL Awards Dinner 2018 dishes out Leisure’s ‘Oscars’

February 16, 2018

The country’s longest established charitable leisure social enterprise – GLL – has rewarded its most inspirational people at a night of celebration.

Virtual Reality Joins Cancer Talk at Dudley Library Launch

January 28, 2018

Residents in Dudley are invited to a Cancer Information Session & Wellbeing Event on 29 January to mark the start of the Council’s library mutual partnership with GLL.

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…