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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 Tameside?

As of July 2020, residents can now play out in Tameside using their newly launched ‘Quiet Streets’ application process!

You can find all the information you need and the ‘notification’ (application) form on their website here.

Do contact us if you need any help!

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Playground closures just tip of the iceberg for children

While some English councils are closing playgrounds against Government advice, we, along with a coalition of experts and campaigners have written to Boris Johnson urgently calling for outdoor play to…

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Researching playfulness on residential streets during lockdown

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…

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