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 commits to improving accessibility by signing Mental Health Charter
March 31, 2017
GLL – the UK’s largest leisure charitable social enterprise - has announced its commitment to improving accessibility to its facilities for all sections of the community, by signing the Mental Health Charter.
GLL to deliver leisure in Cornwall from 1 April
March 27, 2017
UK’s largest social enterprise GLL will be delivering Cornwall Council’s leisure service across 15 facilities and attractions from 1 April under the ‘Better’ brand.
More good news for young people in Lincolnshire libraries
March 23, 2017
Lincolnshire libraries will benefit from a £231,000 investment in culture and skills extending opportunities to young people, following a successful funding application to Arts Council England.
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…