Printed Date: 27/08/2015

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 News

GLL Bucks Trend as Swimming Participation Surges

August 11, 2015

Charitable social enterprise GLL, has reported real growth in participation levels since 2012, with an increase of over 10 per cent during the past year. The findings contrast with the recent Sport England Active People Report, which suggested that swimming participation in the UK was in decline.

£500,000 set to be spent on tennis facilities in Carlisle park

July 27, 2015

All-weather tennis facilities in Carlisle are set to get a

London Aquatics Centre welcomes its one millionth visitor

July 23, 2015

The London Aquatics Centre (LAC) on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is celebrating the arrival of its one millionth visitor this month.

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…