The Play Streets scheme is a resident-led initiative to enable children to play freely and safely in their own street.
More about the Play Streets scheme:
- you can apply to have your road closed to traffic so children can play for up to three hours
- the temporary play street order is valid for 12 months
- Play Street sessions can be held weekly, monthly, quarterly or as a one off proposal
- the street is closed to through traffic during play sessions but will still be open to the people that live there
application for a play street order(PDF 24KB) has more information about the scheme. The
play street guidance (PDF 49KB) also advises how to close the street safely and manage access by car for residents.
Submitting an application form does not guarantee you will be allowed to close your street.
Play streets is a resident led initiative independent from Leeds City Council. Parents/adults are responsible for the safety and supervision of children playing out on the street during the session.