Crime Statistics for North Kensington, London, Hammersmith and Fulham

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Crime Statistics for North Kensington, London, Hammersmith and Fulham

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in North Kensington using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so December 2020 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 1195 street level crime incidents in North Kensington in December 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour395
Violent Crime248
Other Theft101
Vehicle Crime72
Drugs60
Public Order54
Burglary52
Shoplifting52
Theft From The Person47
Bicycle Theft42
Criminal Damage Arson31
Robbery19
Other Crime15
Possession Of Weapons7
All Crime1195

Map of street level crime incidents in December 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Maida Vale (1.39 miles)1709
Bayswater (1.39 miles)1455
Notting Hill (0.88 miles)1420
Kensal Town (0.88 miles)1299
North Kensington1195
Brook Green (1.24 miles)1176
Shepherd’s Bush (0.88 miles)1001
Kensal Green (0.62 miles)944
Brondesbury Park (1.24 miles)818
College Park (0.88 miles)624

42.8%
of Hammersmith and Fulham residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near North Kensington

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Maida Vale363
Kensal Town287
North Kensington248
Bayswater247
Notting Hill238
Kensal Green221
Brondesbury Park200
Shepherd’s Bush190
Brook Green185
College Park156

Last updated: February 3, 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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