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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.

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What’s happening in Barnet?

Although Barnet council don’t have an official street play policy, we know that they are supporting some streets to play out. They also have a street party policy, which is completely free for residents. You could use this to trial a one off play street and work with the council to develop a policy from there.

See here for tips on how to get your council on board.

If you know about anything else happening in this area, or if you need some help with getting things started, we’d love to hear from you.

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Researching playfulness on residential streets during lockdown

During the spring lockdown, researchers Alison Stenning and Wendy Russell explored play and playfulness at a street level. Here they share their initial findings. During the spring lockdown in the…

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Dear PM, outdoor play is essential for children’s health and wellbeing

It is essential that children can get outside and be active, for their health and wellbeing. Last spring/summer, too many children were trapped indoors due to confusion about the rules….

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