Everyone should be able to choose to walk their everyday journeys. If you agree, we want you with us.

That means we need to stand up for pavements, call for better crossings, champion the voices of those who often go unheard when we are looking to reimagine our public space.

Join our movement for change. Become a Living Streets member.

Join Living Streets and help us call for safer streets for all

With your support we can support volunteers, groups, communities and staff located across the UK to be the voice for pedestrians.  Together we can improve our streets and get more people walking, reducing road deaths and congestion, improving health and air quality, and boosting our economy. 

What Members get

  • Online regional meet-ups with other members and campaigners
  • VIP access to Living Streets events
  • Exclusive news and campaign guidance
  • Members’ only e-news delivered direct to your inbox
  • Invitation to our Annual General Meeting and voting rights
  • Chance to vote on the Living Streets Charles Maher award for UK’s walking champion of the year
  • Be the first to know about our forthcoming campaign work
  • Help shape our movement for change through regular consultation
  • Free access to our National Walking Summit (for those who donate)

Our successes

Living Streets Scotland’s pavement parking campaign  
In 2023 Scotland became the first UK nation to introduce a ban on pavement parking after a long campaign from Living Streets Scotland and our supporters.  We will now work with local authorities  to ensure the ban is implemented properly, avoiding mass exemptions and ensuring enforcement plans are in place. We want all nations to tackle the issue of pavement parking, helping to make pavements safe and accessible for all. 

Volunteer campaign success  
With our network of Local Groups we are innovating change across the UK. We are supporting volunteers to lead walks within their communities, campaign for  walking friendly neighbourhoods and make streets more accessible. We are listening to and working with those most underrepresented in the transport sector, to ensure neighbourhood improvements reflect the needs of all. 

20mph speed limit in Wales 
Living Streets Cymru celebrated the national roll out of a default 20mph speed limit on residential streets across the nation in 2023. It is estimated that the move will save 6-10 lives every year, result in 40% fewer collisions and prevent up to 2,000 people being injured. Living Streets Cymru was a key part of the Welsh Government task force group that made this change a reality.  

Become a member

Over the last 100 years Living Streets led these major achievements to make streets safer: Zebra crossings. Urban speed limits. The driving test. Our current work in action: 

  • Campaigning during this important election year, calling for increased investment in the walk to school. 
  • Listening to the needs of communities to support them to call for safer streets. 
  • Undertaking research to demonstrate the economic and social value of investment in walking environments. 
  • Continued campaigning work to ensure we see an end to pavement parking across the UK 

Small steps = big outcomes   
£1 invested in our schools work delivers £5 in health, air quality, carbon and traffic reduction benefits.  

None of this would have been possible without the campaigning of Living Streets members since the organisation was founded in 1929. Join us.

Pick your membership

Hide membership options

Thanks for giving us your details. We'll send you details on your membership and member news. We'd also like to keep you updated on our news, campaigns and donations. We won’t share your details with any third parties and you can unsubscribe at any time. Our full privacy policy can be viewed here. By joining Living Streets you are accepting the Articles of Association.