Crime Statistics for Bickley, London, Bromley, June 2023

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There were a total of 187 street level crime incidents in Bickley in June 2023. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Vehicle Crime.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Bickley, 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 Crime56
Vehicle Crime33
Other Theft25
Anti Social Behaviour23
Criminal Damage Arson16
Other Crime6
Public Order3
Bicycle Theft1
Possession Of Weapons1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime187

Map of street level crime incidents in June 2023

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Plaistow (1.39 miles)502
Bromley Park (1.86 miles)423
Chinbrook (2.03 miles)356
Chislehurst West (1.39 miles)196
Shortlands (1.96 miles)186
Bromley Common (1.39 miles)154
Southborough (1.24 miles)145
Foxbury (1.75 miles)111
Chislehurst (1.39 miles)89

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

Where are the most violent places near Bickley?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Bromley Park84
Chislehurst West74
Bromley Common42

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

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 Bickley 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 Bickley compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Bickley and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Bickley is ranked #8.

1Mottingham and Chislehurst North83
3Plaistow and Sundridge66
4Coldharbour and New Eltham63
6Copers Cope51
7Bromley Town46
9Petts Wood and Knoll29
10West Wickham20

Which road in Bickley has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: June 2023
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