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 Stockport can apply for a temporary street play order to close their street for kids to play. You can read the guidance notes and download an application form here. The policy was introduced in June 2013 and Manchester Evening News reported on it.
At least 3 streets have started playing out since then. Please get in touch with us if you are in Stockport and want to get started!
playingout posted this on 19/01/21
During the spring lockdown, researchers Alison Stenning and Wendy Russell explored play and playfulness at a street level. Here they share their initial findings. During the spring lockdown in the…
playingout posted this on 05/01/21
It is essential that children can get outside and be active, for their health and wellbeing. Last spring/summer, too many children were trapped indoors due to confusion about the rules….