This map shows the growing number of residents and councils who are helping to enable children to play out more. We add information to it when we know of activity happening on streets and in neighbourhoods.
You can find out what’s happening where you live and see whether there are others doing things locally who are happy to give you support and advice. Our Local Authority Directory lists the areas where most change is happening. If you are already doing something on your street and it’s not yet on the map, please email us to let us know.
Since June 2013, Lambeth council has been trialling a play streets policy. Residents can apply for closures for up to three hours once a week using this guide. You can read about the first two play streets on the Brixton Blog.
Learning to Ride a Bike: Solving the Parents’ Dilemma
Daniella posted this on 19/05/17
Do you remember learning to ride a bike? One of my key memories is that my younger brother learnt before me – what a humiliation for competitive siblings! Luckily…
Growing Street Play in my Community: Jo’s Story
Daniella posted this on 27/03/17
Bristol resident Jo Chesterman tells us how her dynamism has lead her to promote Playing Out throughout her neighbourhood: “Playing Out in our road came from a street party for…