Crime Statistics for Plumstead Common, London, Greenwich, Mar 2022

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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 March 2022 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 417 street level crime incidents in Plumstead Common in March 2022. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Plumstead Common, 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 Crime126
Anti Social Behaviour126
Vehicle Crime37
Other Theft22
Public Order21
Criminal Damage Arson19
Other Crime7
Theft From The Person5
Bicycle Theft3
Possession Of Weapons1
All Crime417

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2022

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.

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)918
North Woolwich (1.75 miles)799
Abbey Wood (0.88 miles)419
Plumstead Common417
Shooters Hill (1.39 miles)375
Bexleyheath (2.24 miles)275
Falconwood (1.24 miles)223
Avery Hill (1.96 miles)212
Bexley (1.39 miles)209
Blackfen (1.86 miles)186

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 Woolwich197
Abbey Wood129
Plumstead Common126
Shooters Hill124
Avery Hill69

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Last updated: March 2022
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