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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 Croydon?

Croydon Council approved a street play policy in June 2014 and residents can now apply for regular road closures.  The proposals were covered in the New Addington Advertiser and the council hopes for ten streets to get involved initially.

In July 2017 the first street in the town centre played out. You can read more about it here.

To find out about closing your street for play in Croydon, email cfp@croydon.gov.uk

The Croydon Play Streets facebook page is a good place to find people already organising street play in Croydon.

London Play is an organisation that is funded to support play streets in London boroughs. See more details on their website here.

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