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

Car Free Day Play Street Pledge

At the beginning of May, 16 of London's 32 boroughs publicly signed up to the Car Free Day Play Street Pledge outside City Hall. And more have since joined in.

The pledge commits them to promoting the opportunity for residents to trial a play street on Car Free Day and making it free and as easy as possible to apply. The list of borough signatories is below; if you are a councillor from one of the missing councils and would like to sign up, please get in touch.

  • Brent: Cllr Krupa Sheth, Cabinet Member for Environment
  • Camden: Cllr Adam Harrison - Cabinet member for improving Camden’s environment
  • Croydon: Cllr Stuart King - Cabinet member for Environment, Transport & Regeneration
  • Ealing: Cllr Julian Bell – Council Leader
  • Enfield: Cabinet member for the Environment
  • Greenwich: Cllr Denise Scott-MacDonald - Cabinet Member for Air Quality, Public Realm and Transport
  • Hammersmith and Fulham: Cllr Wesley Harcourt – Cabinet Member for the Environment
  • Islington (NEW!): Cllr Claudia Webbe – Cabinet Member for the Environment and Transport
  • Hounslow (NEW): Cllr Hanif Khan – Cabinet Member for Transport and Corporate Property; and Cllr Katherine Dunne – Cabinet Member for Communities and Workforce
  • Haringey: Cllr Sheila Peacock – Deputy Mayor
  • Lambeth: Cllr Claire Holland – Deputy Leader and Member for Clean Air and the Environment
  • Lewisham: Cllr Sophie McGeevor, Cabinet Member for Environment
  • Newham: Cllr Zulfiqar Ali – Cabinet Member for Highways and Sustainable Transport
  • Redbridge: Cllr Jas Athwal – Council Leader
  • Richmond: Cllr Alexander Ehmann – Deputy Leader 
  • Southwark: Cllr Richard Livingstone – Cabinet Member for Environment, Transport Management & Air
  • Quality
  • Tower Hamlets: Cllr Denise Jones – Cabinet Member for Health and Adults
  • Waltham Forest: Cllr Clyde Loakes – Deputy Leader

Resources for councils to promote Car Free Day play streets:


  • Pdf
    Signed play street pledge

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