Crime Statistics for Strand, London, City of Westminster, Sep 2019

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Crime Statistics for Strand, London, City of Westminster

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Strand using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so September 2019 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 3970 street level crime incidents in Strand in September 2019. The largest category was Other Theft, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Other Theft1007
Anti Social Behaviour634
Theft From The Person621
Violent Crime515
Public Order165
Vehicle Crime104
Bicycle Theft83
Criminal Damage Arson82
Possession Of Weapons26
Other Crime19
All Crime3970

Map of street level crime incidents in September 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
St Pancras (1.24 miles)4685
Bloomsbury (1.24 miles)4685
Holborn (0.62 miles)4620
St James (0.62 miles)4130
London (0.88 miles)3931
Marylebone (1.39 miles)2977
Mayfair (1.24 miles)2092
Belgravia (1.39 miles)1311
Lambeth (1.24 miles)1236

Most violent places near Strand

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

LocationViolent Incidents
St James510
St Pancras503

Last updated: November 2, 2019
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