Crime Statistics for Blackbrook, High Peak, Derbyshire, 2024

There were a total of 23 street level crime incidents in Blackbrook in March 2024. 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 Blackbrook, 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 Crime9
Vehicle Crime3
Criminal Damage Arson3
Drugs2
Anti Social Behaviour2
Public Order1
Burglary1
Other Theft1
Robbery1
All Crime23

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2024

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Townend (0.88 miles)28
Chapel Milton (1.39 miles)28
Chapel-en-le-Frith (1.24 miles)25
Blackbrook23
Bagshaw (0.62 miles)21
Wash (1.39 miles)21
New Smithy (1.76 miles)18
Dove Holes (1.24 miles)10
Malcoff (1.24 miles)9
Sparrowpit (0.62 miles)8

3.81%
of Chapel East residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Blackbrook?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Chapel Milton18
Chapel-en-le-Frith16
Townend15
Bagshaw11
Wash11
New Smithy11
Blackbrook9
Dove Holes4
Malcoff2
Sparrowpit2

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

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 Blackbrook 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 Blackbrook compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Blackbrook and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Blackbrook is ranked #9.

#WardScore
1Buxton Central63
2Barms57
3Stone Bench47
4Corbar37
5Temple18
6Whaley Bridge10
7Limestone Peak10
8Chapel West9
9Chapel East8
10Blackbrook5
11Tideswell4

Which road in Blackbrook has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
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