Crime Statistics for Strand, London, City of Westminster, Nov 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 November 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 4855 street level crime incidents in Strand in November 2019. The largest category was Other Theft, followed by Theft From The Person. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Other Theft1246
Theft From The Person1018
Anti Social Behaviour736
Violent Crime524
Vehicle Crime143
Public Order137
Criminal Damage Arson81
Bicycle Theft63
Possession Of Weapons20
Other Crime18
All Crime4855

Map of street level crime incidents in November 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
Holborn (0.62 miles)5656
St Pancras (1.24 miles)5581
Bloomsbury (1.24 miles)5581
St James (0.62 miles)4972
London (0.88 miles)4431
Marylebone (1.39 miles)3540
Mayfair (1.24 miles)2624
Belgravia (1.39 miles)1600
Lambeth (1.24 miles)1315

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 Pancras560
St James499

Last updated: December 25, 2019
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