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Great Ormond Street Hospital were striving for the world’s greatest play street this Clean Air Day; with hopscotch, face painting, a dance competition, giant bubbles and a rainbow slide.
Closing Great Ormond Street to through traffic allowed patients and children from the local area to get outside and enjoy the space around the hospital safe from cars.
The play street is part of GOSH's work to improve the air quality in and around the hospital.
"Everyday at GOSH we see first-hand the importance of clean air in supporting people to live healthy lives"
Mat Shaw, Great Ormond Street Hospital Chief Executive
Play streets are a great way to show how people can be prioritised over vehicles. If you would like to set up your own road closure, have a look at the Clean Air Day guide to get you started.