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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 Bath?

Residents in Bath and North East Somerset can apply for up to 12 temporary playing out road closures a year, full details are on the council website.

In June 2017 the second street ever in Bath held its first session, you can read about it here.

The Bath and North East Somerset Facebook group is here.

Eva Spain is a resident supporting street play in Bath, please get in touch with her if you’d like to play out.

If you know of anything else happening in this area, or need some help, please get in touch!

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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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