Crime Statistics for Hesters Way, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Crime statistics for Hesters Way, Cheltenham

There were a total of 321 street level crime incidents in Hesters Way in June 2023. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Hesters Way, 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 Crime105
Anti Social Behaviour61
Vehicle Crime37
Criminal Damage Arson26
Public Order26
Other Theft19
Burglary14
Shoplifting9
Drugs8
Other Crime7
Bicycle Theft4
Possession Of Weapons3
Robbery2
All Crime321

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 Hesters Way. 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 Hesters Way

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

LocationCrime Incidents
St Peter’s (0.62 miles)475
Hesters Way321
St Mark’s (0.62 miles)284
Rowanfield (0.62 miles)284
Springbank (0.62 miles)202
Fiddler’s Green (0.88 miles)174
Uckington (0.88 miles)107
Arle100
Alstone (0.88 miles)100
Benhall (1.24 miles)100

18.91%
of Hesters Way residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Hesters Way?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
St Peter’s156
Hesters Way105
St Mark’s90
Rowanfield90
Springbank74
Fiddler’s Green56
Arle38
Uckington33
Alstone24
Benhall19

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

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 Hesters Way 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 Hesters Way compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Hesters Way and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Hesters Way is ranked #5.

#WardScore
1St Peter's79
2St Mark's76
3Springbank72
4Pittville70
5Hesters Way56
6Lansdown54
7Benhall and The Reddings39
8Swindon Village38
9Park21
10Warden Hill20
11Up Hatherley19

Which road in Hesters Way has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: June 2023
Information provided by data.police.uk
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