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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 Lewisham?

In Lewisham we know of a few streets that have closed for play sessions on a one-off basis and are hoping to make it a regular thing.

If you live in Lewisham and would like to close your street for play, you can contact the council via this page.

We really loved reading this blog about this play street that was held as part of Car Free Day in 2019.

If you know of anything else happening in this area, or want some extra support from us to get going, please do get in touch!

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A Parklet in Hackney, London, with a young woman holding a baby standing and smiling at the camera, and 3 people sitting behind her on benches
From play streets to parklets – new ways to reclaim space for children and communities

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Children standing on a play street
Play streets are back – and not a moment too soon!

Alison Stenning has been running a play street in North Shields for almost six years, as well as supporting other residents to run play streets across North Tyneside through play.meet.street….

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