About us

A Lifetime of possibilities...

Gosling Sports Park was established in 1959 and is a registered Charity and a Company Limited by Guarantee.

This ground-breaking 50-acre sports and leisure complex is situated in picturesque Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire. Gosling hosts a diverse range of sports and leisure facilities and is one of the most comprehensive and prestigious developments of its kind in the UK.

As a registered charity Gosling reinvests any trading surplus into improving its services and facilities for the local community. The Park employs approximately 200 staff offering a variety of services from sports coaching and tuition to relaxing beauty therapies. A variety of well-being services are also available on site to compliment the superb health and fitness provision.

Our Mission

'Gosling Sports Park is a facility of sporting excellence and a destination of choice for health, fitness and wellbeing. We aim to enrich the lives of the communities which we serve by providing access to premier leisure facilities, employing inspirational people and innovative programmes.'


Our Vision

'To be recognised as a world class destination of choice for sports, fitness & wellbeing.'


What Matters to Us?

To deliver excellence and achieve success through our people.

Our Business

To meet the needs of our customers by being innovative and nimble in our business activity and the continual evaluation of business needs.

Our Assets

To invest in our assets and be financially viable.

Our People

To deliver excellence and achieve success through our people.

Our Partners

To work connectively and collectively alongside our partners and stakeholders.

Governance

The charity is led by a non-executive board of trustees. The twelve trustees work on a voluntary basis and provide strategic support to the management team to help direct the Sports Park into the future.

Board of Trustees

Steve Ryan - Chair
Andy Hoare - Vice Chair
Sam Bruce
Simon Carter
Tim Davies
Trevor Elliott
Dave Kenyon
Michelle King
Richard Malone
Ian Miller
Eamonn Sonner
Rob Storey

Co-Opted Board Member

Rohan Wardena

The Company Secretary is Anita Alfieri, Finance Manager.

 

To contact a board member please email company.secretary@goslingsports.co.uk and she will forward your enquiry.


Company Members

Company membership of Gosling Sports Park Ltd is available to all Gosling Sports Park Members aged 16 and above. This exciting development means that anyone wanting a real say in Gosling's future now has a genuine opportunity to do just that!


What does being a company member involve?

Being a Company Member is very similar to being a shareholder. As a Charitable Trust we are not able to have shareholders but can offer Company Membership as an alternative. By becoming a Company Member you have the opportunity to become more involved in the governance of the Sports Park.

  • You can help steer the running of the Park and shape its future
  • You will qualify to attend and vote at AGMs and EGMs
  • You will have the opportunity to elect the Board of Directors
  • You will have a personal liability which is limited to £1
  • Company Membership is optional. You are able to apply & resign at any time.

Download Financial Statements Gosling Park Download Application Form (107kb)
For more information or to submit your application, please email us; company.secretary@goslingsports.co.uk

 

Financials

End of Year Reports

Gosling Sports Park

Download Financial Statements Gosling ParkReport and Financial Statements for the year ended 31st March 2013

Gosling Leisure Ltd

Download Financial Statements Gosling ParkReport and Financial Statements for the year ended 31st March 2013

 

 

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Company Members

By becoming a Company Member you have the opportunity to become more involved in the governance of the Sports Park.

For more information, please email us company.secretary@goslingsports.co.uk

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membership includes fitness studio, retreat and spa at Gosling Sports Park - Welwyn Garden City

Established in 1959 as a registered Charity and a Company Limited by Guarantee, Gosling Sports reinvests trading surplus to improve its services and facilities for the local community.