Playing Out

Close your street for play events

Playing Out is a pilot scheme that lets you close your street for free to run children's play events. It runs from 1 April to 31 August 2017.

Applications are now open.  Download the guidelines to closing your street for a play event below.  

Please note the 6 week notice period may be reduced slightly for closures during the April school holiday.


You can close your street

  • only if it is a residential street
  • for up to five sessions

You cannot close your street if it is a

  • bus route
  • main road with a lot of traffic


Once you have read the guidelines, please contact your neighbourhood office.

Find which neighbourhood you are in.

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