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.
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 download an application form here. The policy was introduced in June 2013 and Manchester Evening News reported on it.
At least one street has started playing out since then. Please get in touch with us if you are in Stockport!
Climate change, activism and street play
Alice Ferguson posted this on 02/05/19
Children and the climate crisis Over the past few weeks and months, thanks largely to Greta Thunberg, Extinction Rebellion and David Attenborough, we have all become starkly aware of the…
From Big Lunch to Playing Out
Daniella posted this on 26/04/19
How it started When his neighbour organised a Big Lunch street party for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012, Rob Schafer was struck by how much the children enjoyed having…