Crime Statistics for Norwood New Town, London, Croydon, August 2020

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Crime Statistics for Norwood New Town, London, Croydon

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Norwood New Town using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so August 2020 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 699 street level crime incidents in Norwood New Town in August 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour247
Violent Crime168
Vehicle Crime71
Public Order45
Other Theft29
Criminal Damage Arson25
Other Crime9
Possession Of Weapons6
Bicycle Theft5
Theft From The Person3
All Crime699

Map of street level crime incidents in August 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
South Norwood (1.39 miles)1048
Streatham Park (1.96 miles)872
Streatham Vale (1.86 miles)787
Streatham (1.39 miles)779
Penge (1.24 miles)710
Anerley (1.39 miles)703
Lower Sydenham (1.96 miles)700
Norwood New Town699
Knight’s Hill (1.86 miles)641
Dulwich (1.75 miles)617

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

Most violent places near Norwood New Town

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

LocationViolent Incidents
South Norwood264
Streatham Park187
Streatham Vale171
Norwood New Town168
Lower Sydenham131
Knight’s Hill124

Last updated: October 15, 2020
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