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.
Residents in Reading can apply for a play street to be created for up to three hours a fortnight using this form.
Local playing out organiser, Rachel, came across the playing out idea when her mum passed her the playing out story saying she thought this was something Rachel could do locally.
Twelve months later in September 2013, Reading Borough started a year long ‘play streets’ pilot with six streets taking part, and since then Reading has implemented a permanent street play policy, which you can read about and find applications for here.
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“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.