Play not potholes for London’s streets
19 March 2014 I LocalGov
Roads across London could soon be closed to cars to allow children to play safely in the streets, after London Play was awarded £350,000 of funding from the Big Lottery.
London Play will use the money to help less-affluent communities roll out play streets across the capital over the next three years. A Play Street closes off the road to traffic for a few hours a week or month to enable children to play in the street.
London Play development manager, Paul Hocker, said: ‘Londoners want to get more out of their streets than just exhaust fumes and pot holes.
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