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Adur and Worthing Councils

Civic Centre,
Ham Road,
Shoreham-by-Sea,
West Sussex BN43 6PR

01273 263 000

http://www.adur.gov.uk

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Aylesbury Vale District Council

66 High Street,
Aylesbury,
Bucks HP20 1SD

01296 585858

http://www.aylesburyvaledc.gov.uk

Active

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Barking and Dagenham- London Borough of

Civic Centre,
Dagenham RM10 7BN

020 8592 4500

https://www.lbbd.gov.uk/residents/

Active

We know this council is interested in supporting resident-led street play, and there are initiatives to help you get started.

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Barnet- London Borough of

The Town Hall,
The Burroughs,
London NW4 4BG

020 8359 2000

http://www.barnet.gov.uk

Active

We know that there have been at least two play streets in Barnet but there is no evident street play policy. They do have a street party policy which could be used for a one off play street.

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Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council

Town Hall,
Barnsley,
South Yorks S70 2TA

01226 770770

http://www.barnsley.gov.uk

Active

We know this council is interested in supporting resident-led street play. Please let us know if you live or work here and want to get something going.

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Bath and North East Somerset Council

The Guildhall,
High Street,
Bath BA1 5AW

01225 477000

http://www.bathnes.gov.uk/

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Birmingham City Council

The Council House,
Victoria Square,
Birmingham B1 1BB

0121 303 1111

http://www.birmingham.gov.uk

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Borough of Broxbourne Council

Borough Offices,
Bishops College,
Churchgate,
Cheshunt,
Herts EN8 9XQ

01992 785 555

http://www.broxbourne.gov.uk/

Active

Road closures in Broxbourne are handled by Hertfordshire County Council. Click below for more details.

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Brent- London Borough of

Town Hall,
Forty Lane,
Wembley,
Middlesex HA9 9HD

020 8937 1234

http://www.brent.gov.uk

This local authority supports street play.

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Brighton and Hove City Council

Kings House,
Grand Avenue,
Hove,
East Sussex BN3 2LS

01273 290 000

http://www.brighton-hove.gov.uk

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Bristol City Council

The Council House
College Green
Bristol BS1 5TR

0117 903 6857

http://www.bristol.gov.uk/

Bristol is where Playing Out started and is still based. Bristol City Council were the first to create a play street policy, inspiring other councils around the country.

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Bromley- London Borough of

Civic Centre,
Stockwell Close,
Bromley BR1 3UH

020 8464 3333

http://www.bromley.gov.uk

Active

We know that street play has happened in Bromley but there is no formal policy. If you’d like to get playing out going in Bromley, please do contact us.

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Buckinghamshire County Council

County Hall,
Aylesbury,
Bucks HP20 1UA

01296 395000

http://www.buckscc.gov.uk

Active

We know that street play has happened in Bucks but there is no formal policy.

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Cambridge City Council

Guildhall,
Cambridge CB2 3QJ

01223 457 000

http://www.cambridge.gov.uk

Residents in Cambridge can apply to Cambridgeshire County Council to play out.

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Cambridgeshire County Council

Shire Hall,
Castle Hill,
Cambridge CB3 0AP

0345 045 5222

http://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Camden- London Borough of

Town Hall,
Judd Street,
London WC1H 9JE

020 7278 4444

http://www.camden.gov.uk

Camden is actively supporting street play.

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Cardiff Council

County Hall,
Atlantic Wharf,
Cardiff CF10 4UW

029 2087 2000

http://www.cardiff.gov.uk/

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Cheltenham Borough Council

Municipal Offices,
Promenade,
Cheltenham GL50 1PP

01242 262 626

http://www.cheltenham.gov.uk

Active

We know there has been street play but no active policy.

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Chichester District Council

East Pallant House,
1 East Pallant,
Chichester,
West Sussex PO19 1TY

01243 785 166

http://www.chichester.gov.uk

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Coventry City Council

Council House,
Earl Street,
Coventry CV1 5RR

02476 833 333

http://www.coventry.gov.uk

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Croydon- London Borough of

Taberner House,
Park Lane,
Croydon CR9 3JS

020 8726 6000

http://www.croydon.gov.uk

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Dacorum Borough Council

Civic Centre,
Marlowes,
Hemel Hempstead HP1 1HH

01442 228 000

http://www.dacorum.gov.uk/

Active

Road closures in Dacorum are handled by Hertfordshire County Council. Click below for more details.

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Derby City Council

The Council House,
Corporation Street,
Derby DE1 2FS

01332 293111

http://www.derby.gov.uk

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Ealing- London Borough of

Perceval House,
14/16 Uxbridge Road,
Ealing,
London W5 2HL

020 8825 8415

http://www.ealing.gov.uk

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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East Cambridgeshire

The Grange,
Nutholt Lane,
Cambridgeshire CB7 4PL

01353 665 555

http://www.eastcambs.gov.uk

Residents in East Cambridgeshire can apply to Cambridgeshire County Council to organise street play.

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East Hertfordshire

Council Offices,
Wallfields,
Pegs Lane,
Hertford SG13 8EQ

01279 655 261

http://www.eastherts.gov.uk/

Active

Road closures in East Herts are overseen by Hertfordshire County Council. Follow the links below for more info.

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East Northamptonshire Council

East Northamptonshire House,
Cedar Drive,
Thrapston NN14 4LZ

01832 742 000

http://www.east-northamptonshire.gov.uk

Street play in Northamptonshire is dealt with by the county council – see more details on the Northamptonshire County Council page

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East Renfrewshire Council

Council Headquarters,
Eastwood Park,
Giffnock,
East Renfrewshire G46 6UG

0141 577 3001

http://www.eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk

Active

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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East Riding of Yorkshire Council

County Hall,
Cross Street,
Beverley HU17 9BA

01482 393939

http://www.eastriding.gov.uk

Active

Please contact us to find out how to organise street play sessions in East Riding.

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East Suffolk Council

Council Offices,
Melton Hill,
Woodbridge,
Suffolk IP12 1AU

0333 016 2000

https://www.eastsuffolk.gov.uk/

Active

The council is in the process of putting a policy in place.

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Edinburgh

City Chambers,
High Street,
Edinburgh EH1 1YJ

0131 200 2000

http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Enfield- London Borough of

Civic Centre,
Silver Street,
Enfield,
London EN1 3XY

020 8379 1000

http://www.enfield.gov.uk/

Enfield Council fully supports play streets.

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Essex County Council

County Hall
Market Road
Chelmsford CM1 1LX

08457 430 430

http://www.essex.gov.uk

Active

There is no evident street play policy in Essex but we know that at least one street has played out. Please contact us if you are interested in opening up your street for play in Essex.

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Fenland District Council

Fenland Hall,
County Road,
March,
Cambridgeshire PE15 8NQ

01354 654 321

http://www.fenland.gov.uk

Residents of Fenland District Council can apply to Cambridgeshire County Council to open their streets for play.

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Glasgow

City Chambers,
George Square,
Glasgow G2 1DU

0141 287 2000

http://www.glasgow.gov.uk

This local authority actively supports play streets.

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Gloucestershire County Council

Shire Hall,
Westgate Street,
Gloucester GL1 2TG

01452 425 000

http://www.gloucestershire.gov.uk

Active

We know there has been at least one street play out.

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Greenwich- London Borough of

Town Hall,
Wellington Street,
Woolwich,
London SE18 6PW

020 8854 8888

http://www.greenwich.gov.uk

This local authority actively supports play streets.

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Guildford Borough Council

Millmead House,
Millmead,
Guildford GU2 4BB

01483 505050

http://www.guildford.gov.uk/

Guildford Borough Council is supporting its residents to organise playing out sessions.

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Hackney- London Borough of

Town Hall,
Mare Street,
London E8 1EA

020 8356 5000

http://www.hackney.gov.uk

Lots of people are organising playing out sessions in Hackney and the council is very supportive.

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Hammersmith and Fulham- London Borough of

Town Hall,
King Street,
London W6 9JU

020 8748 3020

http://www.lbhf.gov.uk

Active

This local authority supports street play.

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Haringey- London Borough of

Civic Centre,
High Road,
London N22 8LE

020 8489 0000

http://www.haringey.gov.uk/

Residents in Haringey can apply for regular temporary closures.

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Hertfordshire County Council

County Hall,
Hertford SG13 8DE

01923 471555

http://www.hertsdirect.org

Active

Hertfordshire has an activator group working to bring Playing Out across the county. St Albans residents can apply to play out up to 8 times a year for up to 3hrs.

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Hertsmere Borough Council

Civic Offices,
Elstree Way,
Borehamwood,
Herts WD6 1WA

020 8207 2277

http://www.hertsmere.gov.uk/

Active

Road closures in Hertsmere are handled by Hertfordshire County Council. Click below for more details.

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Hounslow- London Borough of

Civic Centre,
Lampton Road,
Hounslow,
Middlesex TW3 4DN

020 8583 2000

http://www.hounslow.gov.uk/

This local authority actively supports street play.

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Hull City Council

The Guildhall,
Alfred Geddar Street,
Kingston upon Hull HU1 2AA

01482 300 300

http://www.hullcc.gov.uk

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Huntingdonshire District Council

Pathfinder House,
St Mary's Street,
Huntingdon PE29 3TN

01480 388 388

http://www.huntsdc.gov.uk

Residents in Huntingdonshire District Council area can apply to Cambridgeshire County Council to open their streets for play.

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Islington- London Borough of

Town Hall,
Upper Street,
London N1 1XR

020 7527 2000

http://www.islington.gov.uk

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Kettering Borough Council

Council Offices,
Bowling Green Road,
Kettering NN15 7QX

01536 410 333

http://www.kettering.gov.uk/

Active

Residents in Kettering can apply to Northamptonshire to close their road for street play.

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Kingston upon Thames- Royal Borough

Guildhall,
2 High Street,
Kingston upon Thames KT1 1EU

020 8547 5757

http://www.kingston.gov.uk

This local authority supports street play.

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Lambeth- London Borough of

Town Hall,
Brixton Hill,
London SW2 1RW

020 7926 1000

http://www.lambeth.gov.uk/

Lambeth is actively supporting street play.

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Leeds City Council

Civic Hall,
Calverley Street,
Leeds LS1 1UR

0113 234 8080

http://www.leeds.gov.uk

Street play is actively supported by Leeds City Council.

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Lewes District Council

Lewes House,
32 High Street,
Lewes BN7 2LX

01273 471 600

http://www.lewes.gov.uk/

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Lewisham- London Borough of

Lewisham Town Hall,
Rushey Green,
London SE6 4RU

020 8314 6000

http://www.lewisham.gov.uk

A couple of streets in Lewisham have closed their streets for street play sessions.

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Liverpool City Council

Municipal Buildings,
Dale Street,
Liverpool L2 2DH

0151 233 3000

http://www.liverpool.gov.uk

Liverpool Council is currently trialling street play here.

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Manchester City Council

Town Hall,
Albert Square,
Manchester M60 2LA

0161 234 5000

http://www.manchester.gov.uk

Active

Get in touch with us if you are interested in opening your street for play in Manchester.

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Mid Sussex District Council

Council Offices,
Oaklands,
Oaklands Road,
Haywards Heath RH16 1SS

01444 458 166

http://www.midsussex.gov.uk/

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Monmouthshire Council

County Hall,
Cwmbran NP44 2XH

01633 644 644

http://www.monmouthshire.gov.uk

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Newcastle upon Tyne City Council

Civic Centre,
Barras Bridge,
Newcastle upon Tyne NE99 1RD

0161 234 5000

http://www.newcastle.gov.uk

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Newham- London Borough of

Town Hall,
Barking Road,
East Ham,
London E6 2RP

020 8430 2000

http://www.newham.gov.uk/

Newham is introducing a street play policy.

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North Hertfordshire District Council

Council Offices,
Gernon Road,
Letchworth Garden City SG6 3JF

01462 474 000

http://www.north-herts.gov.uk

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Road closures in North Herts are handled by Hertfordshire County Council. Click below for more details.

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North Somerset Council

Town Hall,
Walliscote Grove Road,
Weston-super-Mare BS23 1UJ

01934 888 888

http://www.n-somerset.gov.uk

Active

This local authority supports street play.

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North Tyneside Council

Town Hall,
High Street East,
Wallsend NE28 7RR

0191 200 5000

http://www.northtyneside.gov.uk

Active

Play.Meet.Street North Tyneside is supporting residents to play out. Click below for more information.

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Northampton Borough Council

The Guildhall,
St Giles Square,
Northampton NN1 1DE

01604 837 837

http://www.northampton.gov.uk/

Street play in Northamptonshire is dealt with by the county council – see more details on the  Northamptonshire County Council page.

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Northamptonshire County Council

County Hall,
Northampton NN1 1DN

01604 236236

http://www.northamptonshire.gov.uk

This local authority actively supports street play.

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Norwich City Council

City Hall,
St Peters Street,
Norwich NR2 1NH

1603 212 212

http://www.norwich.gov.uk

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Nottingham City Council

The Guildhall,
Burton Street,
Nottingham NG1 4BT

0115 876 5238

http://www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk

This local authority actively supports street play.

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Oxford City Council

Town Hall,
Blue Boar Street,
Oxford OX1 4EY

01865 249 811

http://www.oxford.gov.uk/

This local authority supports street play.

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Reading Borough Council

Civic Centre,
Reading RG1 7TD

0118 939 0900

http://www.reading.gov.uk

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Redbridge- London Borough of

Town Hall,
128-142 High Road,
Ilford IG1 1DD

020 8554 5000

http://www.redbridge.gov.uk

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Council House,
Oldbury,
West Midlands B69 3DE

0121 569 2200

http://www.sandwell.gov.uk

Active

A pilot project took place in Sandwell in 2019. Get in touch with us if you live in Sandwell and are interested in playing out too.

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Sheffield City Council

Town Hall,
Sheffield S10 5NA

0114 272 6444

http://www.sheffield.gov.uk

A couple of streets have held street play sessions in Sheffield.

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Somerset County Council

County Hall,
Taunton,
Somerset TA1 4DY

0845 345 9166

http://www.somerset.gov.uk

Active

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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South Cambridgeshire

South Cambridgeshire Hall,
Cambourne Business Park,
Cambourne,
Cambs CB23 6EA

08450 450 500

http://www.scambs.gov.uk/

Residents of South Cambridgeshire can apply to Cambridgeshire County Council to open their streets for play.

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South Gloucestershire Council

The Council Offices,
Castle Street,
Thornbury BS35 1HF

01454 868 686

http://www.southglos.gov.uk

Active

We know this council is interested in supporting resident-led street play. Please let us know if you live or work here and want to get something going.

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South Northamptonshire

Council Offices,
Springfields,
Towcester,
Northants NN12 6AE

0845 230 226

http://www.southnorthants.gov.uk

Street play in Northamptonshire is dealt with by the county council – see more details on our Northamptonshire County Council page.

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Southampton City Council

Civic Centre,
Southampton SO14 7LX

023 8022 3855

http://www.southampton.gov.uk

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Southwark- London Borough of

Town Hall,
Peckham Road,
London SE5 8UB

020 7525 2170

http://www.southwark.gov.uk/

Residents in Southwark can apply for regular road closures.

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St Albans City and District Council

Civic Offices,
St Peter's Street,
St Albans AL1 3JE

01727 866 100

http://www.stalbans.gov.uk/

Active

Residents in St Albans City & District Council can now apply to close their streets for play up to 8 times a year for up to 3 hours.

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Stevenage Borough Council

Daneshill House,
Danestrete,
Stevenage SG1 1HN

01438 242 242

http://www.stevenage.gov.uk/

Active

Road closures in Stevenage are handled by Hertfordshire County Council. Click below for more details.

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Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

Town Hall,
Edward Street,
Stockport SK1 3XE

0161 480 4949

http://www.stockport.gov.uk

Residents in Stockport can apply to close their streets for play up to three hours.

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Stratford-on-Avon

Elizabeth House,
Church Street,
Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6HX

01789 267 575

http://www.stratford.gov.uk

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Suffolk County Council

St Helen Court,
County Hall,
Ipswich IP4 2JS

01473 583000

http://www.suffolk.gov.uk

Active

The council is in the process of putting a policy in place.

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Sutton- London Borough of

Civic Offices,
St Nicholas Way,
Sutton SM1 1EA

020 8770 5000

http://www.sutton.gov.uk

Residents in Sutton can apply to close their streets for playing out sessions.

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Swindon Borough Council

Civic Offices,
Euclid Street,
Swindon SN1 2JH

01793 463725

http://www.swindon.gov.uk

Swindon Council is supporting street play.

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Three Rivers District Council

Three Rivers House,
Northway,
Rickmansworth,
Herts WD3 1RL

01923 776 611

http://www.threerivers.gov.uk

This local authority supports street play.

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Trafford Council

Town Hall,
Talbot Road,
Stretford,
M32 0TH

0161 912 2000

http://www.trafford.gov.uk

Active

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Waltham Forest- London Borough of

Town Hall,
Forest Road,
Walthamstow,
London E17 4JF

020 8496 3000

http://www.walthamforest.gov.uk

Active

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Watford Borough Council

Town Hall,
Watford,
Hertfordshire WD17 3EX

01923 226 400

http://www.watford.gov.uk/

Active

Road closures in Watford are handled by Hertfordshire County Council. Click below for more details.

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West Sussex County Council

County Hall,
West Street,
Chichester PO19 1RQ

01243 777 100

http://www.westsussex.gov.uk

Active

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Westminster

Westminster City Hall,
64 Victoria Street,
London SW1E 6QP

020 7641 6000

http://www.westminster.gov.uk

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Winchester City Council

City Offices,
Colebrook Street,
Winchester SO23 9LJ

01962 840 222

http://www.winchester.gov.uk

Active

Street play has happened here but there is no official policy in place.

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Wolverhampton City Council

Civic Centre,
St Peter's Square,
Wolverhampton WV1 1SH

01902 556 556

http://www.wolverhampton.gov.uk

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Wyre Borough Council

Civic Centre,
Breck Road,
Poulton-le-Fylde,
Lancs. FY6 7PU

01253 891 000

http://www.wyre.gov.uk/

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This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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Wyre Forest District Council

Civic Centre,
Stourport-on-Severn,
Worcestershire DY13 8UJ

01562 732 928

http://www.wyreforestdc.gov.uk/

Active

This local authority is actively supporting street play.

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York

Guildhall,
York YO1 9QN

01904 613161

http://www.york.gov.uk

This local authority actively supports street play.

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