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.
A pilot play street took place in Sandwell in summer 2018, and a pilot project ran for a few months in 2019 across three streets. The feedback has been overwhelmingly positive and we hope the policy will extend – you can encourage this by lobbying your local council!
We now know at least three streets that are playing out on a more regular basis, and Go Play Sandwell are able to support residents as much as they need to get their own street playing out! You can contact them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Ingrid Skeels posted this on 18/12/18
Playing Out is a national parent and resident-led movement restoring children’s freedom to play out in the streets and spaces where they live, for their health, happiness and sense of…