Crime Statistics for Blasford Hill, Chelmsford, Essex, 2024

There were a total of 72 street level crime incidents in Blasford Hill in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Criminal Damage Arson.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Blasford Hill, 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 Crime38
Criminal Damage Arson8
Other Theft7
Vehicle Crime3
Anti Social Behaviour2
Public Order2
Theft From The Person1
Other Crime1
All Crime72

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 Blasford Hill. 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 Blasford Hill

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Springfield (1.96 miles)547
Broomfield (0.62 miles)122
Parsonage Green (0.62 miles)122
Blasford Hill72
Minnow End (0.62 miles)66
Little Waltham (0.62 miles)66
Broad’s Green (0.88 miles)54
Great Waltham (1.39 miles)5
Breeds (1.39 miles)0
Fanner’s Green (1.96 miles)0

of Broomfield and The Walthams residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census

Where are the most violent places near Blasford Hill?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Parsonage Green57
Blasford Hill38
Minnow End38
Little Waltham38
Broad’s Green33
Great Waltham3
Fanner’s Green0

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

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 Blasford Hill 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 Blasford Hill compare to surrounding wards?

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

2St Andrews56
3Moulsham and Central56
5Patching Hall48
6Springfield North41
8Broomfield and The Walthams40
9The Lawns37
10Boreham and The Leighs36
11Chelmer Village and Beaulieu Park29

Which road in Blasford Hill has the highest level of crime?

We have used the Index of Multiple Deprivation to find the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) in Blasford Hill with the highest crime score. Accoding to the 2019 statistics, that is in and around Great Waltham FP101.

Last updated: March 2024
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