Crime Statistics for New Buildings, Camerton, Bath and North East Somerset

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Crime Statistics for New Buildings, Camerton, Bath and North East Somerset
Crime Statistics for New Buildings, Camerton, Bath and North East Somerset
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in New Buildings using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 2021 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 22 street level crime incidents in New Buildings in May 2021. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Shoplifting. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in New Buildings, 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 Crime7
Shoplifting4
Anti Social Behaviour3
Criminal Damage Arson3
Burglary2
Public Order2
Other Theft1
All Crime22

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2021

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

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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 New Buildings

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Tyning (1.24 miles)55
Ashgrove (0.62 miles)28
Peasedown St John (0.62 miles)28
Double Hill (1.24 miles)23
New Buildings22
Carlingcott (0.62 miles)20
Meadgate (0.88 miles)10
Camerton (0.62 miles)8
Tunley (1.24 miles)7
Radford (1.24 miles)5

9.3%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near New Buildings

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Tyning22
Ashgrove9
Peasedown St John9
Double Hill8
New Buildings7
Carlingcott5
Meadgate3
Camerton3
Tunley2
Radford1

Last updated: May 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0

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