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 merger to operate Carlisle and Allerdale leisure centres
January 30, 2015
The UK’s largest leisure charitable social enterprise, GLL, have announced a new merger deal with Carlisle Leisure Limited (CLL), to operate all of the leisure and sporting facilities in Carlisle and Allerdale as of 1 February 2015.
North Country Leisure becomes subsidiary of UK's largest not-for-profit leisure firm
January 27, 2015
Formed in the 1990s, both GLL and NCL have strong
Farlington School’s Pole Vaulting Champion
January 27, 2015
Farlington School’s Tamsin Campbell is now the UK’s number 1 Under-17 pole vaulter.
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…