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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 Gloucester?

We know that this council is interested in implementing a street play policy. Currently residents can apply for road closure via the council website.

Alternatively, get connected via the Playing Out in Gloucestershire facebook group. Gloucestershire had its first playing out session in July 2019, and though there is no formal policy for play streets yet, the council is interested – you can encourage this by lobbying the council!

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