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.
Following a successful pilot in 2013, residents in Haringey are now able to apply to close their streets to traffic (for free!) for up to three hours per week during daylight hours.
The application process asks residents to consult with and get agreement from a majority of their directly affected neighbours. The council will provide all the signs that you need.
If you live in Haringey and are interested in street play, why not join the local Facebook group to share experiences!
London Play is an organisation that is funded to support play streets in London boroughs. See more details on their website here.
playingout posted this on 05/01/21
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….
playingout posted this on 10/12/20
Simple and cost free tips and ideas for playing outdoors with the kids this midwinter. Whatever the restrictions where you are, it looks like we’ll all be spending way more…