We want to give them more chances to play outside their homes



We campaign to prevent the loss of playable space


We promote quality and choice in play provision


Play is a fun way to be active

We work to increase opportunities for children to play


London Play in the news (page 6 of 9)

We like to have the odd rant on the radio to get the message out to the masses - and anyone influential who might be listening - about how important play is. Sometimes we even get in the papers or go on TV! See and hear what we've had to say lately in the public arena here.


Park turns Jurassic

by Fiona on September 24, 2014

23 Sept 2014 I Waltham Forest Guardian

The arrival of a dinosaur in Leyton led to excitement amongst schoolchildren last week who were the first to get up close.


Water gun fun at Hanworth street party

by Fiona on July 15, 2014

15 July 2014 I getwestlondon

Soaring temperatures over the weekend saw families turn up in droves to the first ever Hanworth street party with water pistols in tow.


This man wants you partying on the street

by Fiona on May 20, 2014

19 May 2014 I getwestlondon

It might be time to start unravelling your bunting because London Play's Barry Donovan wants to make street parties a more regular occurence in Hounslow.

Is this the perfect playground, full of junk?

by Fiona on May 10, 2014

10 May 2014 I The Guardian

An experiment in north Wales lets children – and adults – experience the boundaries of truly free play. Is it madness or a model for the future?

London council boosts street play initiative

by Fiona on April 02, 2014

02 April 2014 I Children and Young People Now

A London council has moved to boost outdoor play by making it easier for residents to arrange temporary street closures.

Play not potholes for London’s streets

by Fiona on March 19, 2014

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.


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