How Can I Organise Active Streets On My Street?

Birmingham City Council supports Playing Out under the banner of Active Streets, part of the Birmingham Wellbeing Service, launched in 2015, and there is a council officer who can support you with a wide range of activities that you might want to organise on your street.

To find out more, email

We will provide step-by-step guidance on arranging, organising and delivering a successful ActiveStreets ‘street closure’. We will explain how you and your fellow residents can take ownership of your street, road or cul-de-sac and safely turn it into a community space for activities or a social event chosen by you, for you:

Please download document for additional information on Road closure signage.

Make sure you have taken photos you can share and let us know about your event on our facebook groups: