London councils to promote street play
26 July 2013 Last updated at 20:10 BST
Keeping children safe while playing outdoors is a concerned for all parents.
Now, councils across London are planning temporary road closures to allow children to play outside their homes in a safe environment.
BBC London reporter Warren Nettleford went to Lambeth to find out how the scheme is working there.
Footage courtesy of British Pathe.