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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 Lambeth?

In Lambeth you can apply for a temporary Play Street Order to close your road for up to 3 hours per week or month. Keep an eye on their website to see when they are open for applications, as the times when you can apply are seasonal.

You can read about the first two play streets in Lambeth on the Brixton Blog.

London Play is an organisation that is funded to support play streets in London boroughs. See more details on their website here.

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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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