Crime Statistics for Spring Vale, Barnsley, Barnsley, February 2020

StatisticsPic Via

Crime Statistics for Spring Vale, Barnsley, Barnsley

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Spring Vale using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so February 2020 are the latest figures. The data published by the Police are incidents that were reported to them in that month, not the crimes that were prosecuted and/or had further action taken. In by far the majority of incidents, no further action is taken.

There were a total of 34 street level crime incidents in Spring Vale in February 2020. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Spring Vale, this category is usually the largest in any urban area. This is partly because 'Violent Crime' covers so many offences compared to say Burglary

Crime CategoryIncidents
Violent Crime16
Anti Social Behaviour5
Other Theft3
Shoplifting3
Criminal Damage Arson2
Public Order2
Drugs1
Vehicle Crime1
Other Crime1
All Crime34

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2020

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Spring Vale. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

Where Police data is not specific to an address for privacy reasons, most roads are represented by 1 to 2 markers or clusters. However, this should be enough to ascertain if the road you live in or are thinking of moving to, is a crime hot spot. The only exception could be where there is a large cluster of a single crime category on a street, as this could but not necessarily be related to multiple incidents at one address.



Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Spring Vale

We've taken the ten nearest places to Spring Vale and ranked them by the number of crime incidents in each. This should allow you to see if Spring Vale has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Penistone (0.62 miles)36
Spring Vale34
Castle Green (0.62 miles)30
Cubley (0.88 miles)25
The Green (0.88 miles)25
Thurlstone (1.24 miles)23
Royd Moor (1.96 miles)7
Cat Hill (UK) (1.39 miles)6
Four Lane End (1.39 miles)5
Roughbirchworth (1.39 miles)5



Most violent places near Spring Vale

The category of crime that most concerns people is violent crime. We have taken the ten nearest place to Spring Vale and ranked them according to the number of violent incidents in the 'best fit' Policing neighbourhood.

LocationViolent Incidents
Penistone19
Spring Vale16
Castle Green14
Thurlstone12
Cubley11
The Green11
Royd Moor5
Cat Hill (UK)4
Four Lane End2
Roughbirchworth2

Last updated: April 3, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


Top 10 worst places to live in England 2020






  1. Wakefield: a cultural wilderness of apish men and women in white stilettos

    Wakefield: a cultural wilderness of apish men and women in white stilettos

  2. Dearne Valley (Valley of Death!)

    Dearne Valley (Valley of Death!)

  3. Barnsley, visit the place which inspired the film Deliverance

    Barnsley, visit the place which inspired the film Deliverance

  4. Rotherham than me…

    Rotherham than me…

  5. The sad decline of The North

    The sad decline of The North

  6. Glossop – I escaped this place as soon as possible

    Glossop – I escaped this place as soon as possible

  7. Goldthorpe in Barnsley is easy to get into, but hard to get out of

    Goldthorpe in Barnsley is easy to get into, but hard to get out of

  8. Goldthorpe, Bolton-On-Dearne, Wath – the Brown-toothed underbelly of society

    Goldthorpe, Bolton-On-Dearne, Wath – the Brown-toothed underbelly of society

  9. Doncaster – Discover The Spirit mayte!

    Doncaster – Discover The Spirit mayte!