Crime Statistics for Blake End, Braintree, Essex, June 2023

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There were a total of 7 street level crime incidents in Blake End in June 2023. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Other Theft.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Blake End, 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 Crime4
Other Theft1
Public Order1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime7

Map of street level crime incidents in June 2023

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Rayne (1.24 miles)18
Duckend Green (1.39 miles)15
Bannister Green (1.39 miles)12
Watch House Green (0.88 miles)11
Gransmore Green (0.62 miles)8
Bartholomew Green (1.39 miles)8
Blake End7
Frenches Green (1.24 miles)6
Ter (1.12 miles)0
Milch Hill (1.75 miles)0

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Where are the most violent places near Blake End?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Duckend Green5
Bannister Green5
Watch House Green4
Gransmore Green4
Blake End4
Bartholomew Green2
Frenches Green1
Milch Hill0

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

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 Blake End 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 Blake End compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Blake End and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Blake End is ranked #8.

1Bocking South59
2Braintree Central & Beckers Green59
3Bocking North52
4Braintree West38
5Braintree South36
6Bocking Blackwater34
7Great Dunmow South & Barnston33
8Felsted & Stebbing25
9Great Notley & Black Notley21
10Flitch Green & Little Dunmow19

Which road in Blake End has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: June 2023
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