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Adur and Worthing Councils

Civic Centre,
Ham Road,
Shoreham-by-Sea,
West Sussex BN43 6PR

01273 263 000

http://www.adur.gov.uk

Residents in Adur can apply to close their streets up to 12 times a year.

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Barnet- London Borough of

The Town Hall,
The Burroughs,
London NW4 4BG

020 8359 2000

http://www.barnet.gov.uk

Active

We know that there have been at least two play streets in Barnet but there is no evident street play policy.

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Barnsley Borough Council

Town Hall,
Barnsley,
South Yorks S70 2TA

01226 770770

http://www.barnsley.gov.uk

Active

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Bath and North East Somerset Council

The Guildhall,
High Street,
Bath BA1 5AW

01225 477000

http://www.bathnes.gov.uk/

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Birmingham City Council

The Council House,
Victoria Square,
Birmingham B1 1BB

0121 303 1111

http://www.birmingham.gov.uk

Birmingham City Council is running a city-wide Active Streets programme, enabling residents to close their streets and play out.

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Brent- London Borough of

Town Hall,
Forty Lane,
Wembley,
Middlesex HA9 9HD

020 8937 1234

http://www.brent.gov.uk

Active

Residents can apply to close their streets for up to 3 hours per month. You can apply online here.

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Brighton and Hove City Council

Kings House,
Grand Avenue,
Hove,
East Sussex BN3 2LS

01273 290 000

http://www.brighton-hove.gov.uk

Brighton & Hove City Council supports the aims and objectives of Play Streets which enables children to play freely in the street in their local neighbourhood.

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Bristol City Council

The Council House
College Green
Bristol BS1 5TR

0117 903 6857

http://www.bristol.gov.uk/

Since the Playing Out project started in Bristol in 2009, it has grown so that over 130 streets have had a playing out session and 120 have been granted a Temporary Play Street Order.

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Cambridge City Council

Guildhall,
Cambridge CB2 3QJ

01223 457 000

http://www.cambridge.gov.uk

Residents in Cambridge can apply to Cambridgeshire County Council to play out.

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Cambridgeshire County Council

Shire Hall,
Castle Hill,
Cambridge CB3 0AP

0345 045 5222

http://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Camden- London Borough of

Town Hall,
Judd Street,
London WC1H 9JE

020 7278 4444

http://www.camden.gov.uk

Camden is actively supporting street play.

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Cardiff Council

County Hall,
Atlantic Wharf,
Cardiff CF10 4UW

029 2087 2000

http://www.cardiff.gov.uk/

Active

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Cheltenham Borough Council

Municipal Offices,
Promenade,
Cheltenham GL50 1PP

01242 262 626

http://www.cheltenham.gov.uk

Active

We know one street has played out in Cheltenham but there is no evident street play policy. Please get in touch with us if you want to Play Out in Cheltenham. hello@playingout.net

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Chichester District Council

East Pallant House,
1 East Pallant,
Chichester,
West Sussex PO19 1TY

01243 785 166

http://www.chichester.gov.uk

If you live in Chichester, you can apply to the district council to close your street for play for up to 12 closures each year.

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Coventry City Council

Council House,
Earl Street,
Coventry CV1 5RR

02476 833 333

http://www.coventry.gov.uk

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Croydon- London Borough of

Taberner House,
Park Lane,
Croydon CR9 3JS

020 8726 6000

http://www.croydon.gov.uk

Following the approval of a new street play policy in June 2014, residents in Croydon can now apply for regular street closures.

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Dacorum Borough Council

Civic Centre,
Marlowes,
Hemel Hempstead HP1 1HH

01442 228 000

http://www.dacorum.gov.uk/

Active

Road closures in Dacorum are handled by Hertfordshire County Council

 

Hertfordshire County Council has agreed a pilot of monthly playing out session on a street in Tring.  This has now been running for 3 years. We are really keen for other streets to apply so that a county wide application policy can be formalised.

Please see the video and contact details here http://playingout.net/herts/

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Derby City Council

The Council House,
Corporation Street,
Derby DE1 2FS

01332 293111

http://www.derby.gov.uk

Active

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Ealing- London Borough of

Perceval House,
14/16 Uxbridge Road,
Ealing,
London W5 2HL

020 8825 8415

http://www.ealing.gov.uk

Ealing’s resident led play streets scheme means that people living in the borough can apply for monthly road closures to enable children to play out safely in their streets.

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East Cambridgeshire

The Grange,
Nutholt Lane,
Cambridgeshire CB7 4PL

01353 665 555

http://www.eastcambs.gov.uk

Residents in East Cambridgeshire can apply to Cambridgeshire County Council to organise street play.

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East Hertfordshire

Council Offices,
Wallfields,
Pegs Lane,
Hertford SG13 8EQ

01279 655 261

http://www.eastherts.gov.uk/

Active

Road closures in East Hertfordshire are handled by Hertfordshire County Council

Hertfordshire County Council has agreed a pilot of monthly playing out session on a street in Tring.  This has now been running for 3 years. We are really keen for other streets to apply so that a county wide application policy can be formalised.

Please see the video and contact details here http://playingout.net/herts/

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East Northamptonshire Council

East Northamptonshire House,
Cedar Drive,
Thrapston NN14 4LZ

01832 742 000

http://www.east-northamptonshire.gov.uk

Street play in Northamptonshire is dealt with by the county council – see more details on the Northamptonshire County Council page

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Edinburgh

City Chambers,
High Street,
Edinburgh EH1 1YJ

0131 200 2000

http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/

Active

City of Edinburgh Council supported a five month street play pilot running between April and August 2017.

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Enfield- London Borough of

Civic Centre,
Silver Street,
Enfield,
London EN1 3XY

020 8379 1000

http://www.enfield.gov.uk/

Enfield Council fully supports play streets.

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Essex County Council

County Hall
Market Road
Chelmsford CM1 1LX

08457 430 430

http://www.essex.gov.uk

Active

There is no evident street play policy in Essex but we know that at least one street has played out. Please contact us if you are interested in opening up your street for play in Essex.

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Fenland District Council

Fenland Hall,
County Road,
March,
Cambridgeshire PE15 8NQ

01354 654 321

http://www.fenland.gov.uk

Residents of Fenland District Council can apply to Cambridgeshire County Council to open their streets for play.

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Glasgow

City Chambers,
George Square,
Glasgow G2 1DU

0141 287 2000

http://www.glasgow.gov.uk

Active

The City of Glasgow has been hosting play street weekends. If you are interested in helping lobby the council to set up a play street scheme in Glasgow you can contact like-minded people through the Street Play Glasgow Facebook group.

Now that Edinburgh is running a pilot scheme -perhaps Glasgow will too?

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Greenwich- London Borough of

Town Hall,
Wellington Street,
Woolwich,
London SE18 6PW

020 8854 8888

http://www.greenwich.gov.uk

Active

Following lobbying and campaigning by the residents of two streets in Greenwich, and support from their councillors, the first two play streets were given the go ahead in July 2014.

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Guildford Borough Council

Millmead House,
Millmead,
Guildford GU2 4BB

01483 505050

http://www.guildford.gov.uk/

Active

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Hackney- London Borough of

Town Hall,
Mare Street,
London E8 1EA

020 8356 5000

http://www.hackney.gov.uk

Lots of people are organising playing out sessions in Hackney and the council is very supportive.

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Hammersmith and Fulham- London Borough of

Town Hall,
King Street,
London W6 9JU

020 8748 3020

http://www.lbhf.gov.uk

Active

We know that there has been some interest in Hammersmith and Fulham and making play streets possible was a commitment in the 2014 Hammersmith and Fulham Labour party manifesto.  Since then some pilot streets have played out.

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Haringey- London Borough of

Civic Centre,
High Road,
London N22 8LE

020 8489 0000

http://www.haringey.gov.uk/

Residents in Haringey can apply for regular temporary closures.

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Hertfordshire County Council

County Hall,
Hertford SG13 8DE

01923 471555

http://www.hertsdirect.org

Active

Hertfordshire County Council has agreed a pilot of monthly playing out session on a street in Tring.  This has now been running for 3 years. We are really keen for other streets to apply so that a county wide application policy can be formalised.

Please see the video and contact details here http://playingout.net/herts/

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Hertsmere Borough Council

Civic Offices,
Elstree Way,
Borehamwood,
Herts WD6 1WA

020 8207 2277

http://www.hertsmere.gov.uk/

Active

Road closures in Hertsmere are handled by Hertfordshire County Council

Hertfordshire County Council has agreed a pilot of monthly playing out session on a street in Tring.  This has now been running for 3 years. We are really keen for other streets to apply so that a county wide application policy can be formalised.

Please see the video and contact details here http://playingout.net/herts/

Read more

Hounslow- London Borough of

Civic Centre,
Lampton Road,
Hounslow,
Middlesex TW3 4DN

020 8583 2000

http://www.hounslow.gov.uk/

Hounslow is actively supporting street play, saying: “We want to make it easy for you and your neighbours to close your residential road to allow local children to play safely outside without worrying about cars or buses passing through.”

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Hull City Council

The Guildhall,
Alfred Geddar Street,
Kingston upon Hull HU1 2AA

01482 300 300

http://www.hullcc.gov.uk

Active

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Huntingdonshire District Council

Pathfinder House,
St Mary's Street,
Huntingdon PE29 3TN

01480 388 388

http://www.huntsdc.gov.uk

Residents in Huntingdonshire District Council area can apply to Cambridgeshire County Council to open their streets for play.

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Islington- London Borough of

Town Hall,
Upper Street,
London N1 1XR

020 7527 2000

http://www.islington.gov.uk

Residents in Islington can apply for a temporary street play order for up to three hours per week

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Kingston upon Thames – Royal Borough

Guildhall,
2 High Street,
Kingston upon Thames KT1 1EU

020 8547 5757

http://www.kingston.gov.uk

Active

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Lambeth- London Borough of

Town Hall,
Brixton Hill,
London SW2 1RW

020 7926 1000

http://www.lambeth.gov.uk/

Lambeth is actively supporting street play.

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Leeds City Council

Civic Hall,
Calverley Street,
Leeds LS1 1UR

0113 234 8080

http://www.leeds.gov.uk

Street play is actively supported by Leeds City Council with Leeds Play Network.

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Lewes District Council

Lewes House,
32 High Street,
Lewes BN7 2LX

01273 471 600

http://www.lewes.gov.uk/

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Lewisham- London Borough of

Lewisham Town Hall,
Rushey Green,
London SE6 4RU

020 8314 6000

http://www.lewisham.gov.uk

Active

A couple of streets in Lewisham have closed their streets for street play sessions.

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Mid Sussex District Council

Council Offices,
Oaklands,
Oaklands Road,
Haywards Heath RH16 1SS

01444 458 166

http://www.midsussex.gov.uk/

Active

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Monmouthshire Council

County Hall,
Cwmbran NP44 2XH

01633 644 644

http://www.monmouthshire.gov.uk

Active

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Newcastle upon Tyne City Council

Civic Centre,
Barras Bridge,
Newcastle upon Tyne NE99 1RD

0161 234 5000

http://www.newcastle.gov.uk

Active

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Newham- London Borough of

Town Hall,
Barking Road,
East Ham,
London E6 2RP

020 8430 2000

http://www.newham.gov.uk/

Active

We know at least one street has played out in Newham but there is no evident street play policy.

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North Hertfordshire District Council

Council Offices,
Gernon Road,
Letchworth Garden City SG6 3JF

01462 474 000

http://www.north-herts.gov.uk

Active

Road closures in North Hertfordshire are handled by Hertfordshire County Council

Hertfordshire County Council has agreed a pilot of monthly playing out session on a street in Tring.  This has now been running for 3 years. We are really keen for other streets to apply so that a county wide application policy can be formalised.

Please see the video and contact details here http://playingout.net/herts/

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North Tyneside Council

Town Hall,
High Street East,
Wallsend NE28 7RR

0191 200 5000

http://www.northtyneside.gov.uk

Active

A first trial playing out session was held in Monkseaton in June 2014.

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Northampton Borough Council

The Guildhall,
St Giles Square,
Northampton NN1 1DE

01604 837 837

http://www.northampton.gov.uk/

Street play in Northamptonshire is dealt with by the county council – see more details on the  Northamptonshire County Council page

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Northamptonshire County Council

County Hall,
Northampton NN1 1DN

01604 236236

http://www.northamptonshire.gov.uk

Residents in Northamptonshire can apply for temporary road closure up to once a week.

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Norwich City Council

City Hall,
St Peters Street,
Norwich NR2 1NH

1603 212 212

http://www.norwich.gov.uk

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Nottingham City Council

The Guildhall,
Burton Street,
Nottingham NG1 4BT

0115 876 5238

http://www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk

Residents in Nottingham can apply to open their street for play up to 12 times a year.

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Oxford City Council

Town Hall,
Blue Boar Street,
Oxford OX1 4EY

01865 249 811

http://www.oxford.gov.uk/

Although Oxford City Council doesn’t have a separate process, you can apply for temporary street play using the street party application form.

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Reading Borough Council

Civic Centre,
Reading RG1 7TD

0118 939 0900

http://www.reading.gov.uk

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Sheffield Council

Town Hall,
Sheffield S10 5NA

0114 272 6444

http://www.sheffield.gov.uk

A couple of streets have held street play sessions in Sheffield.

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South Cambridgeshire

South Cambridgeshire Hall,

Cambourne Business Park,

Cambourne,

Cambs
CB23 6EA

08450 450 500

http://www.scambs.gov.uk/

Residents of South Cambridgeshire can apply to Cambridgeshire County Council to open their streets for play.

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South Northamptonshire

Council Offices,
Springfields,
Towcester,
Northants NN12 6AE

0845 230 226

http://www.southnorthants.gov.uk

Street play in Northamptonshire is dealt with by the county council – see more details on our Northamptonshire County Council page

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Southwark- London Borough of

Town Hall,
Peckham Road,
London SE5 8UB

020 7525 2170

http://www.southwark.gov.uk/

Residents in Southwark can apply for regular road closures.

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St Albans City and District Council

Civic Offices,
St Peter's Street,
St Albans AL1 3JE

01727 866 100

http://www.stalbans.gov.uk/

Active

Road closures in St Albans are handled by Hertfordshire County Council

 

Hertfordshire County Council has agreed a pilot of monthly playing out session on a street in Tring.  This has now been running for 3 years. We are really keen for other streets to apply so that a county wide application policy can be formalised.

Please see the video and contact details here http://playingout.net/herts/

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Stevenage Borough Council

Daneshill House,
Danestrete,
Stevenage SG1 1HN

01438 242 242

http://www.stevenage.gov.uk/

Active

Road closures in Stevenage are handled by Hertfordshire County Council

Hertfordshire County Council has agreed a pilot of monthly playing out session on a street in Tring.  This has now been running for 3 years. We are really keen for other streets to apply so that a county wide application policy can be formalised.

Please see the video and contact details here http://playingout.net/herts/

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Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

Town Hall,
Edward Street,
Stockport SK1 3XE

0161 480 4949

http://www.stockport.gov.uk

Residents in Stockport can apply to close their streets for play up to three hours.

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Sutton- London Borough of

Civic Offices,
St Nicholas Way,
Sutton SM1 1EA

020 8770 5000

http://www.sutton.gov.uk

Residents in Sutton can apply to close their streets for playing out sessions.

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Swindon Borough Council

Civic Offices,
Euclid Street,
Swindon SN1 2JH

01793 463725

http://www.swindon.gov.uk

Active

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Three Rivers District Council

Three Rivers House,
Northway,
Rickmansworth,
Herts WD3 1RL

01923 776 611

http://www.threerivers.gov.uk

Active

Road closures in Three Rivers are handled by Hertfordshire County Council

Hertfordshire County Council has agreed a pilot of monthly playing out session on a street in Tring.  This has now been running for 3 years. We are really keen for other streets to apply so that a county wide application policy can be formalised.

Please see the video and contact details here http://playingout.net/herts/

Read more

Waltham Forest- London Borough of

Town Hall,
Forest Road,
Walthamstow,
London E17 4JF

020 8496 3000

http://www.walthamforest.gov.uk

Active

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Watford Borough Council

Town Hall,
Watford,
Hertfordshire WD17 3EX

01923 226 400

http://www.watford.gov.uk/

Active

Road closures in Watford are handled by Hertfordshire County Council

 

Hertfordshire County Council has agreed a pilot of monthly playing out session on a street in Tring.  This has now been running for 3 years. We are really keen for other streets to apply so that a county wide application policy can be formalised.

Please see the video and contact details here http://playingout.net/herts/

Read more

West Sussex County Council

County Hall,
West Street,
Chichester PO19 1RQ

01243 777 100

http://www.westsussex.gov.uk

Active

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Winchester City Council

City Offices,
Colebrook Street,
Winchester SO23 9LJ

01962 840 222

http://www.winchester.gov.uk

Active

Although Winchester Council hasn’t got an official TPSO policy they are happy to support streets to play out. Contact cdrummond@winchester.gov.uk for more information.

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Wyre Forest District Council

Civic Centre,
Stourport-on-Severn,
Worcestershire DY13 8UJ

01562 732 928

http://www.wyreforestdc.gov.uk/

Active

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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York

Guildhall,
York YO1 9QN

01904 613161

http://www.york.gov.uk

Active

York  supports residents should they request to close streets, and have recognised street play in their play policy.

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