Crime Statistics for Plumstead Common, London, Greenwich, Feb 2021

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Crime Statistics for Plumstead Common, London, Greenwich

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Plumstead Common using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so February 2021 are the latest figures. The data published by the Police are incidents that were reported to them in that month, not the crimes that were prosecuted and/or had further action taken. In by far the majority of incidents, no further action is taken.

There were a total of 338 street level crime incidents in Plumstead Common in February 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour97
Violent Crime90
Vehicle Crime50
Criminal Damage Arson18
Public Order17
Other Theft15
Other Crime5
Bicycle Theft2
Possession Of Weapons1
All Crime338

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2021

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

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Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Plumstead Common

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Plumstead (0.88 miles)722
North Woolwich (1.75 miles)601
Abbey Wood (0.88 miles)445
Plumstead Common338
Shooters Hill (1.39 miles)258
Bexley (1.39 miles)248
Blackfen (1.86 miles)224
Avery Hill (1.96 miles)222
Bexleyheath (2.24 miles)217
Falconwood (1.24 miles)196

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Most violent places near Plumstead Common

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

LocationViolent Incidents
North Woolwich138
Abbey Wood116
Plumstead Common83
Shooters Hill77
Avery Hill55

Last updated: February 2021
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