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.
Celebrating individual and collective success at Flame Awards 2017
May 17, 2017
GLL – the UK’s largest leisure charitable social enterprise, is among the nominees for the Leisure Industry’s 2017 Flame Awards, with five entries shortlisted across four categories.
GLL pledges action to make leisure centres more dementia friendly
May 15, 2017
This week is Dementia Awareness Week, encouraging people to unite against dementia – by raising awareness, offering help and understanding and improving care.
Calling community groups, clubs, schools and charities - new £100k fund for local networks
May 12, 2017
GLL, the UK’s largest leisure charitable social enterprise, is offering up to £5,000 worth of cash and in-kind support to individual community projects across the country through a new funding programme.
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…