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.
Play streets are really taking off in Southampton – they’ve had 25 streets apply to play out since June 2019! You can apply to close your street for play in Southampton using the Community Street Closure application process, and they will provide free signage, hi-viz, whistles and kids bikes to make sure your play street runs nice and smoothly.
Watch this fantastic video made by Southampton City Council, a great example of what can happen on your street!
This article is about a play street facilitated by Sholing Child Friendly Streets Project in December 2018 Southampton.
Alice Ferguson posted this on 16/03/20
playingout posted this on 10/01/20
“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.