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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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York has formally had a play policy in place since 2002, which was last refreshed in 2016 http://www.yor-ok.org.uk/workforce2014/play which recognises all forms of play including Street Play.  York is able to respond to requests and offer support to residents should they wish to close a street for play.

Street play has been publicised through its Shine magazine for 0-19 year olds.

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