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Greenwich Leisure

Greenwich Leisure Ltd (GLL) operates community sports and leisure facilities, libraries and art spaces for the health and educational benefits of the wider communities they serve.

Greenwich Leisure Ltd What they do

What they do

Established 24 years ago, GLL is the UK's largest charitable social enterprise in its field. It manages over 250 public leisure centres and libraries, works with 54 local councils, public agencies and sporting organisations and employs a diverse workforce of over 10,500. Read more

Financial performance

GLL has a stable operating model which has been steadily developed over 24 years, evidenced by robust historical financial performance and a track record of growth.


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Social performance

Largely operating in deprived communities, GLL seeks to provide high quality facilities for all - at affordable prices for all. Everyone is encouraged to take advantages of the services in a bid to improve social welfare, healthy living and education.

  • Key social performance indicator

    £2.02 of Social Impact Value

    generated per £1 spent by GLL in local communities

Governance and people

Who benefits

GLL offers services and facilities that are accessible by all and attracts over 40 million visits per year from all segments of the communities it serves.

  • Shenika's Story - Closing the skills gap

    Shenika's Story - Closing the skills gap

    ‘I get to do my job, get paid a real living wage and get supported to gain qualifications too.’

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