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 (which we held from 2010 until 2013) and the Big Society Award.
First year partnership between GLL and STA boosts swim teacher numbers
January 09, 2019
GLL, has succeeded in addressing a national shortage of swim teachers, by recruiting over 300 new staff during the first 12 months of its partnership with the Swim Teachers Association (STA).
GLL SUPPORTING TODAY’S AND TOMORROW’S ATHLETES
January 07, 2019
GLL Sport Foundation Applications Now Open
Highbury Leisure Centre’s gym & fitness offer re-opens Monday 10th December
December 06, 2018
Highbury Leisure Centre’s gym & fitness studio spaces and health suite will be re-opening on Monday 10th December following September’s fire.
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…