Crime Statistics for Great Lea Common, Mereoak Park, Berkshire

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The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Great Lea Common using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 2022 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 54 street level crime incidents in Great Lea Common in May 2022. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Public Order. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Great Lea Common, 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 Crime23
Public Order8
Anti Social Behaviour6
Criminal Damage Arson5
Other Theft3
Vehicle Crime3
Theft From The Person1
Other Crime1
All Crime54

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2022

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Great Lea Common. 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 Great Lea Common

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Coley (2.49 miles)598
Foudry Brook (2.24 miles)362
Shinfield (1.24 miles)67
Ryeish Green (0.88 miles)55
Great Lea Common54
Spencers Wood (1.24 miles)24
Arborfield (2.56 miles)11
Pingewood (1.39 miles)6
Grazeley Green (2.56 miles)6
Grazeley (1.75 miles)2

Most violent places near Great Lea Common

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Foudry Brook130
Great Lea Common23
Ryeish Green19
Spencers Wood10
Grazeley Green3

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Last updated: May 2022
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