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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 Newcastle?

Newcastle upon Tyne City Council launched a street play pilot in 2018.

You can apply again this year through the council’s street play web page.

The e-mail address for any queries is:

Watch the great video of a pilot play street for Newcastle. There was some recent press coverage of streets in Gosforth playing out.

Blog posts

Report: Play Streets Build Community

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Playing Out in winter

“I love Marie’s street. It’s so wide and they even have a speed bump!” – happy child after visiting a nearby playing out session.

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