Crime Statistics for Bishopstone, Lewes, East Sussex, 2024

There were a total of 12 street level crime incidents in Bishopstone in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Public Order.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Bishopstone, 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 Crime7
Public Order2
Burglary1
Criminal Damage Arson1
Other Theft1
All Crime12

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 Bishopstone. 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 Bishopstone

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

LocationCrime Incidents
South Heighton (1.39 miles)166
Newhaven (1.86 miles)157
Tarring Neville (2.24 miles)55
Harbour Heights (2.55 miles)52
Peacehaven Heights (3.16 miles)29
Exceat (2.77 miles)13
Bishopstone12
Norton12
Alfriston (2.77 miles)3
Berwick (3.51 miles)1

6.11%
of Seaford West residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Bishopstone?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
South Heighton54
Newhaven50
Tarring Neville26
Harbour Heights25
Peacehaven Heights18
Exceat8
Bishopstone7
Norton7
Alfriston1
Berwick0

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

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 Bishopstone 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 Bishopstone compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Bishopstone and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Resident in Bishopstone have the lowest likelyhood of being a victim of personal crime in the area. The ward with the lowest likelyhood is Newhaven South.

#WardScore
1Newhaven South60
2Newhaven North49
3Peacehaven East42
4Peacehaven West42
5Seaford Central36
6Peacehaven North36
7Seaford South31
8Ouse Valley & Ringmer23
9Seaford North16
10Seaford East14
11Seaford West3

Which road in Bishopstone has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
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