Crime Statistics for Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, 2024

There were a total of 96 street level crime incidents in Biggleswade in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Biggleswade, 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 Crime29
Anti Social Behaviour14
Criminal Damage Arson8
Shoplifting8
Other Theft7
Burglary6
Vehicle Crime6
Public Order5
Drugs4
Other Crime4
Possession Of Weapons3
Theft From The Person1
Robbery1
All Crime96

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2024

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

How grim is your Postcode?

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 Biggleswade

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Biggleswade96
Holme Green (0.62 miles)41
Lower Caldecote (1.76 miles)17
Ickwell (2.55 miles)8
Ickwell (2.55 miles)8
Holme (1.39 miles)6
Upper Caldecote (1.96 miles)6
Millow (1.96 miles)2
Newton (1.86 miles)1
Dunton (2.48 miles)1

9.72%
of Biggleswade South residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Biggleswade?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Biggleswade29
Holme Green9
Lower Caldecote3
Ickwell1
Holme1
Upper Caldecote0
Millow0
Newton0
Dunton0

How likely are you to be a victim of crime in Biggleswade?

Every two years the government publishes the Index of Multiple Deprivation. One of those domains is crime, more precisely, how likely you are to be the victim of a what is known as 'personal crime', such as muggings or burglary. The governemnt publish these statitsics down to the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) or in simple geographic terms, a few roads. These statistics are also published on a ward level as an average of the LSOAs in that area. We have taken the average rank and converted it into a more accessble form, a score out of 100. Where the higher the score, the more likely you are in Biggleswade to be a victim of personal crime. Note that the following score has been generated from the 2019 statistics. At the time of writing, these have not been updated by the government during and since the COVID 19 pandemic.

How does crime in Biggleswade compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Biggleswade and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Biggleswade is ranked #5.

#WardScore
1Letchworth Grange40
2Biggleswade North37
3Sandy34
4Shefford33
5Biggleswade South33
6Arbury32
7Northill28
8The Mordens26
9Arlesey20
10Gamlingay18
11Stotfold and Langford15

Which road in Biggleswade has the highest level of crime?

We have used the Index of Multiple Deprivation to find the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) in Biggleswade with the highest crime score. Accoding to the 2019 statistics, that is in and around this marker.

Last updated: March 2024
Information provided by data.police.uk
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