Photo of children on a climbing frameWelcome to Playtime

Playtime works to improve the quality of children’s urban environments. Children use their neighbourhoods to play, to walk to and from school, to go to the shop and to visit friends or family. We work with children to explore their needs in towns and cities, and we work with organisations interested in helping children get the best from their neighbourhoods.

Illustration of communityWhat is a Child-Friendly Policy?

A child-friendly policy reflects a commitment to giving all children a say on issues that affect them… Read more »


Spatial Stories: An exploration of young people’s everyday experience of public spacePlaytime Latest

03 / 05 / 2017

The urban public realm is a site of considerable significance to teenagers.  It is a site of the ‘everyday practice’ of their lives; walking to school, to the shops, or wandering around, hanging… Read blog »