Business as usual for library service now being managed by GLL

Published Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Social enterprise leisure and libraries operator GLL started to manage the council’s library service today, with a commitment to maintain opening hours for all 14 libraries.

The news follows the award of a 10 year contract to GLL (Greenwich Leisure Limited) which will generate savings for the council thereby helping protect the library service and other frontline services, including those for the most vulnerable.  The decision to award the contract to GLL followed a tendering exercise, with the specifications meaning that the successful provider would need to operate the existing library service, with the same number of libraries and existing staff. Read more...