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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 Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole?

Although there has been some interest, this council doesn’t yet have a street play policy in place. You can however apply to organise a street party, which could be used to run a one off trial play street. This has worked really well to get things started in other areas across the country. See this page for guidance and application form.

If you want some tips on how to get your council on board, see here.

If you know of anything else happening in this area, or need some help getting things started, please get in touch with us!

Blog posts

Ten years of Playing Out: a personal reflection

A small act of rebellion Ten years ago, my children were 7 and 3 and I just wanted them to be free to play outside, as I had done as…

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Riding bikes and playing out: joining forces with British Cycling

In September, we launched an exciting joint campaign with British Cycling, supported by Olympic gold medalist Jason Kenny and the Children’s Commissioner for England. The campaign aims to encourage many more parents and…

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