Play streets in Lambeth


Regular play streets

Lambeth has been opening its streets for play since the summer of 2013. Join the happy people and apply today 🙂  

Apply at least 10 weeks before the date of your first play street

Up to three hours per week or month.

You must show proof of consultation with all affected neighbours and confirm that ‘a majority’ are in favour.

Lambeth Council provides appropriate signs free of charge. It is the applicant’s responsibility to store these signs in between sessions.

Try before you buy – run a trial play street

Want to run a trial play street? Perhaps on Car Free Day or another day? You can! Find out if a play street is for you and your neighbours before committing to regular sessions by having a one-off event. More details below. 

Various deadlines here

Hooray! It’s free!

Organisers to contact all residents in the street to tell them about their plans.

Residents must hire street closure signs and equipment (can be done via the council)

By the way…

Councils are liable to change dates, process and contact details. We try hard to keep this page updated but if you notice that something is not right, please let us know!

Our short course programme on specific topics, team and organisational training sessions are available at affordable prices. Hackney Play Association is willing and able to offer qualifications at all levels subject to demand.