Area Partners


GLL is proud to work with our partners listed below, it is their shared commitment to promoting sport and physical activity that enables the GLL Sport Foundation to support today’s and tomorrow’s athletes and wider communities.

Local Authority & Public Sector Partners:


  • Allerdale Borough Council
  • Bath and North East Somerset Council
  • Bournemouth – Better Gym Bournemouth
  • Bradford – Better Gym Bradford
  • Cambridge City Council
  • Carlisle City Council
  • Chiltern District Council
  • Copeland Borough Council
  • Crawley Borough Council – K2 Crawley (Freedom Leisure)
  • Eden District Council
  • Epsom & Ewell Borough Council
  • Gosling Sports Park
  • Guildford Borough Council – Ash Manor / Guildford Lido / Guildford Spectrum (Freedom Leisure)
  • Herefordshire Council (Halo Leisure)
  • Lincoln – Better Gym Lincoln
  • Manchester City Council
  • Newcastle City Council
  • North Somerset Council – Churchill Sports Centre
  • Nottingham – Better Gym Nottingham
  • Reading Borough Council – Rivermead Leisure Complex
  • Reigate and Banstead Borough Council
  • Rugby Borough Council
  • Sheffield – Better Gym Sheffield
  • South Bucks District Council
  • South Lakeland District Council
  • South Oxfordshire District Council
  • Sutton Sports Village
  • Swindon Borough Council
  • Taunton Deane Borough Council
  • Telford Tennis Centre
  • Vale of White Horse District Council
  • West Oxfordshire District Council
  • Woking Borough Council (Freedom Leisure)
  • City of York Council



  • Barking Sporthouse and Gym
  • Bexleyheath – Better Gym Bexleyheath
  • Bexley – Better Gym Bexley
  • Brentwood – Better Gym Brentwood
  • London Borough of Barnet
  • London Borough of Brent – Wembley Leisure Centre
  • London Borough of Camden
  • Mayor of London – Crystal Palace National Sports Centre
  • London Borough of Ealing
  • East Village – Better Gym East Village, Stratford
  • Royal Borough of Greenwich
  • London Borough of Hackney
  • London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham
  • London Borough of Hillingdon
  • London Borough of Islington
  • Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
  • London Borough of Lambeth
  • London Borough of Merton
  • London Legacy Development Corporation – Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Copper Box Arena & London Aquatics Centre
  • London Borough of Southwark – Colombo Centre
  • Romford – Better Gym Romford
  • Sidcup – Better Gym Sidcup
  • London Borough of Tower Hamlets
  • London Borough of Waltham Forest


Northern Ireland

  • Belfast City Council / Mary Peters Trust



  • Bridgend County Borough Council (Halo Leisure)
  • Cardiff City Council


In the following Local Authority partnerships, the GLL Sport Foundation works in partnership with the identified localised athlete support programme. Awards and award terms and conditions will be aligned to the partnership agreements:


  • Herefordshire Council – Halo Sport Foundation
  • Manchester City Council – Manchester Sport Foundation
  • Rugby Borough Council – Rugby’s Excellence in Sport Awards
  • West Oxfordshire District Council – West Oxfordshire Sports Awards



  • London Borough of Hackney – Hackney Youth Sport Fund
  • London Borough of Islington – Sport Islington
  • London Borough of Lambeth – Lambeth Gifted and Talented Programme
  • Royal Borough of Greenwich – Greenwich Starting Blocks


Northern Ireland

  • Belfast City Council – Belfast Sports Awards / Mary Peters Trust



  • Bridgend County Borough Council – Halo Sport Foundation


GLL and the GLL Sport Foundation work in partnership with the below leisure trusts, to operate the GLL Sport Foundation across their relevant partnerships:

Freedom Leisure
Halo Leisure

The GLL Sport Foundation works in partnership with National Governing Bodies of Sport and their talent pathways through the below National partnerships:

SportsAid – England
Mary Peters Trust – Northern Ireland
SportsAid – Wales


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