This week marked a milestone in the UK street play movement, with the publication of three new reports.
The first is an evaluation report by the University of Bristol [pdf link], published by Play England, which looked mainly at the health outcomes for children. The second is a report [pdf link] from Playing Out, the Bristol-based national hub for street play, of a survey of people directly involved in street play sessions. The third, written by me [pdf link] and also published by Play England, explores the issues around taking street play initiatives forward in disadvantaged areas.
This blog post from Playing Out gives a helpful overview of the three reports (as well as a flavour of the high level of press interest).