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 in 2011.
Dame Helen Presents GLL Lifesavers with Prestigious Award
June 18, 2013
GLL topped the Organisation category and was recognised for its commitment to having defibrillators in nearly 100 of the leisure centres it manages. Servicing more than 800,000 members each year, GLL was the first UK leisure operator to install defibrillators as part of a joint initiative with LAS and the British Heart Foundation.
Standard Life GB Men Return to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
June 17, 2013
For the first time since their participation at the London 2012 Olympic Games, the Standard Life Great Britain Men’s basketball team will be stepping out on home soil in an exciting match-up against Puerto Rico at the GLL operated Copper Box Arena ahead of EuroBasket 2013.
Frank Warren and GLL Announce Six Fight Boxing Deal at Copper Box Arena
June 10, 2013
Leading boxing promoter Frank Warren has today (10th June 2013) announced a major multi-fight agreement for the Copper Box Arena with venue operator GLL, the UK’s largest Social Enterprise.
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…