To celebrate Car Free Day on Sunday 22 September, we will be encouraging residents across the borough to apply to close their road, and encourage children to play in the streets where they live.
Applications for 2019 have now closed.
A Play Street is a simple, effective and low-cost way for children to be able to play out in the streets where they live.
Councils can use their existing powers under road traffic legislation to allow temporary street closures.
Local parents and other residents act as marshals, allowing their neighbours to drive to and from their homes at walking pace, while through traffic is re-directed.
There are benefits to having a play street on your road, which include:
The templates below will help you organise your Play Street:
Updated: 13 September 2019