Crime Statistics for Strand, London, City of Westminster, May 2021

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Crime Statistics for Strand, London, City of Westminster
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 May 2021 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 2895 street level crime incidents in Strand in May 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Theft From The Person. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour639
Theft From The Person451
Violent Crime395
Other Theft383
Public Order187
Vehicle Crime132
Bicycle Theft94
Criminal Damage Arson84
Other Crime20
Possession Of Weapons16
All Crime2895

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2021

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.

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 Strand

We've taken the ten nearest places to town; ?> 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)3542
Bloomsbury (1.24 miles)3542
Holborn (0.62 miles)3380
St James (0.62 miles)3004
London (0.88 miles)2689
Marylebone (1.39 miles)2534
Mayfair (1.24 miles)1782
Lambeth (1.24 miles)1419
Belgravia (1.39 miles)1215

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

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 Pancras395
St James339

Last updated: May 2021
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