Near You

Info for Councils

Find out more
Home > Near You

See how the street play movement is growing across the UK.

Find out what’s happening where you live and if there are streets already playing out. We know that there are many active streets not listed here so please let us know of anything you are doing so we can add it to the map. You can also check our Local Authority Directory to see if your council has a street play policy yet.

Map key

You

Local authority

Active street

Local contact

In North Tyneside, House of Objects first led the way with the North Tyneside Street Play Project.

Street Play Sessions in North Tyneside are now being facilitated by Play.Meet.Street North Tyneside who say,

“With enormous thanks to Emma and Diane, who have worked so hard on this and supported us in our own efforts to play out in our own streets, Lynsey, Jane and Alison – are taking on the challenge of street play in North Tyneside.

The three of us have been organising street play sessions on our streets (in Cullercoats, Whitley Bay and North Shields) for over a year and are very keen to support others who want to do the same. We’re just beginning but hope to really get this going over the coming months and years.”

E-mail playmeetstreetnt@gmail.com to get in touch.

 

Blog posts

Bea’s Walk to School – and why it matters

October is international walk to school month, yet how many young children still do that independently? Parent Rachel Kean tells us about the remarkable culture in Switzerland and we look…

Read more

Children’s Commissioner calls for playing out

The parent-led Playing Out movement, along with play organisations and advocates, have long called on the government to support children’s right to play out in the streets and spaces where they…

Read more

See all blog posts