A School Street is when the roads immediately surrounding a school are closed to motor traffic. They operate Monday to Friday in term time, during set times at drop-off and pick-up. School Streets stay open to pedestrians, cyclists, and residents of the street who have an exemption.
Our children's health and mental wellbeing is of the highest importance. That's why the council is committed to tackling our climate emergency and the escalating levels of pollution at peak times on our road network.
There are many benefits of School Streets: