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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 Waltham Forest?

Residents of Waltham Forest can apply to close their streets regularly for play. The scheme was launched in July 2013.

You can read about one resident’s experience of setting up play streets via Waltham Forest Cycling Campaign.

Follow these links to the council page, and to download copies of guidance notes, an application form and a sample letter provided by the council.

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