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28th March 2020

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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 Southampton?

Play streets are really taking off in Southampton  – they’ve had 25 streets apply to play out since June! 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.

This article is about a play street facilitated by Sholing Child Friendly Streets Project in December 2018 Southampton.

Sustrans are supporting school streets in Southampton and there are two lovely videos of them here and here. 


Blog posts

Playing Out in winter: building community

“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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News from the Playing Out movement Dec 2019/Jan 2020

In last January’s blog – Want to see more children play out in 2019? – we set out our stall for the year: Support many more UK parents and residents to…

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