Find your local Play Association

If you’re interested in supporting children’s play where you live, contact your local Play Association (or relevant organisation) if you have one and find out how you can get involved! If you don’t have a Play Association near you, your Local Authority may be able to help.

North East

Shirmoor – Shiremoor, Tyne and Wear,0191 643 8300

Tyne and Wear Play Association – Newcastle upon Tyne, 0191 273 3222
North West

Chorley Play Partnership – Lancashire, 01257 515151
Twitter

Greater Manchester Play Resources Unit (GRUMPY) – Gorton Manchester, 0161 230 6953.
Facebook

Halton Play Council Ltd – Runcorn, Cheshire, 01928 574087

Manchester Young Lives – Manchester, 0161 437 5923

Merseyside Play Action Council – Liverpool, 0151 708 0468

Sefton Play Council – Bootle, Sefton, 0151 933 2363

Wirral Play Council – Birkenhead, Wirral, 0151 650 0030

Yorkshire and the Humber

Hull Play Resource Centre Scrapstore – Hull, 01482 328750

Leeds Play Network – Hunslet, Leeds, 0113 2016790

York Playspace – York, 01904 627285   Twitter

Yorkshire Play – Pocklington, York,01759 303366

West Midlands

Birmingham PlayCare Network – Birmingham, 0121 236 2917

Growing Up in the West Midlands – Birmingham, 0121 460 5870

Sandwell Adventure Play Association – Rowley Regis, 0121 569 5844

Worcester Play Council – Worcester, 01905 721 164

East Midlands

Ashfield Play Forum – Nottinghamshire, 01623 441168

Bassetlaw Play Forum – Nottinghamshire, 01909 482688   Facebook

Broxstowe Play Forum – Nottingham, 0115 9491497  Facebook

Mansfield Play Forum – Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, 01623 421149

Newark and Sherwood Play Support Group – Newark, Nottinghamshire , 01636647121

Playworks Nottingham – Nottingham, 0115 958 9199

Rushcliffe Play Forum – Keyworth, Nottingham, 0115 937 4589  Facebook

East of England

Children’s Links – Horncastle, Lincolnshire, 0845 373 0645   Facebook

Milton Keynes Play Association (MKPA) – Milton Keynes, 01908 263033   Facebook

Play Plus – Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, 01442 879 762   Facebook

Thurrock Play Network – Grays, Essex, 01375 387738

London

Barnet Play Association – Hendon, 0208 203 1257

Brent Play Association – Alperton, Middlesex, 810 9126

Enfield Play Association/ECYPS – Enfield, Middlesex, 020 8379 1000

Play Association Tower Hamlets –  Bethnal Green, 020 7729 3306

Hackney Play Association – Hackney, 07790 981 175

Haringey Play Association – Tottenham, 0208 808 0533

Hillingdon Play Association – Hayes, Middlesex, 0208 5738868

Islington Play Association – Islington, London, 020 7607 9637

Lambeth Play Association – London, 0207 733 5718

London Play – London, 020 7272 2464

Play Association Hammersmith and Fulham –  Hammersmith and Fulham, 02077 363 699

Redbridge Play Association- Redbridge, 020 8531 7722

South East

Bristol Association For Neighbourhood Daycare Ltd – Bristol, 0117 954 2128   Facebook

Children’s Playlink – South Gloucestershire , 01454 865631

Children’s Scrapstore and Artrageous – Bristol, 0117 908 5644

Creating Learning Opportunities in Western Somerset – Somerset, 01643 707190

Bucks Play Association – Aylesbury, 01296 437465

RE:PLAY–  Play Association of the South East, 01273 606160

Oxfordshire Play Association – Temple Cowley, Oxfordshire, 01865 779474

Southampton Children’s Play Association – Southampton, 02380 337888

South West

Bath Area Play Project – Bath, 01225 832 479

Fernheath Play Association – Dorset, 01202 581008

Gloucestershire PATA – Tuffley, 01452 541244

North Somerset Play Forum – Winscombe, North Somerset, 01934 844 353

The Play and Early Years Training Unit – St. Werburghs, Bristol, 0117 908 0601

Play Gloucestershire – Gloucester, 07799 125308

Play Torbay –  Torbay, 01803 850 157

Playwork Partnerships – University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, 01242 714601

Plymouth Play Association – Plymouth, 01752 256633

Somerset Play Forum – Taunton, Somerset, 01823 273 085

Taunton Deane Play Association – Taunton, Somerset,01823 332056

Teignbridge Play Network – Newton Abbot, Devon, 07517 451524

Torridge Play Association (AKA) CAN Play  –  Bideford, Devon, 01237 471972

Wansdyke Play Association – Midsomer Norton, Somerset, 01761 568 242

If any of the details above are incorrect, or your Play Association’s details are missing, please email sophie@playengland.net and let us know.

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