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See how the street play movement is growing across the UK

We’re adding a pin for every area where parents, residents, a community organisation or the council (and ideally, all of them together) are starting to change things for children through play streets and related ideas. The movement is growing! See what’s happening near you by entering the name of your local authority (council) in the box below. Tell us if you want to get something started in your area – or if there’s anything to add to our map!


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What’s happening in Cardiff?

Play Wales, Cardiff City Council and residents from four areas of Cardiff have piloted street play during 2017, and were piloting it again in 2018.

Here you can find information and applications for Temporary Traffic Regulation Orders, or you can get in touch with Play Wales if you’d like to get street play going on your street.

Read parent activator Toni’s story here!

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