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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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There has been a lot of street play activity in three districts of West Sussex; Adur and Worthing where 15 or so streets have held playing out sessions, Mid Sussex and Chichester.

If you are interested in getting street play in Adur and Worthing, then you could join the local facebook group or visit www.adurworthingplayingout.org.uk

If you live in one of the other districts of West Sussex, and are interested in starting playing out sessions where you live, we would suggest that you get in touch with the officer at your district council who deals with street parties via the following:

Arun District Council

Phone: 01903 737858

Email: events@arun.gov.uk

Chichester District Council

       Chichester District Council is actively supporting street play. You can apply here. 

Chichester also has its own page in this directory.

Crawley Borough Council

Phone: 01293 438000

Email: comments@crawley.gov.uk

Horsham District Council

Phone: 01403 215139

Email: andy.flack@horsham.gov.uk

Mid Sussex District Council

Phone: 01444 477305

Actively supporting street play; Email: stuart.brown@midsussex.gov.uk

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