Crime Statistics for Royston, Hertfordshire, April 2021

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Crime Statistics for Royston, Royston, Hertfordshire
Crime Statistics for Royston, Royston, Hertfordshire
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Royston using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so April 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 67 street level crime incidents in Royston in April 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour17
Violent Crime16
Public Order8
Other Theft7
Vehicle Crime7
Criminal Damage Arson5
Possession Of Weapons1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime67

Map of street level crime incidents in April 2021

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Dyer’s Green (2.48 miles)22
Kneesworth (1.96 miles)21
Chiswick End (2.78 miles)18
Barley (3.62 miles)7
Bassingbourn (1.75 miles)3
Litlington (2.56 miles)3
Reed End (3.17 miles)1
Abington Pigotts (3.62 miles)1
Kelshall (3.62 miles)0

of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census

Most violent places near Royston

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Dyer’s Green14
Chiswick End5
Abington Pigotts1
Reed End0

Last updated: April 2021
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