Crime Statistics for Chelsea, London, Kensington and Chelsea, Feb 2021

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Crime Statistics for Chelsea, London, Kensington and Chelsea

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Chelsea 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 1037 street level crime incidents in Chelsea 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 Behaviour387
Violent Crime142
Vehicle Crime96
Drugs65
Other Theft60
Burglary57
Shoplifting54
Criminal Damage Arson53
Public Order47
Bicycle Theft29
Robbery23
Theft From The Person15
Possession Of Weapons7
Other Crime2
All Crime1037

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 Chelsea. 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 Chelsea

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Earl’s Court (1.39 miles)1375
South Kensington (0.88 miles)1278
Battersea (0.88 miles)1049
Sands End (0.88 miles)1049
Chelsea1037
Pimlico (1.39 miles)1020
Parsons Green (1.39 miles)905
Belgravia (1.39 miles)863
Brompton (1.24 miles)820
Knightsbridge (1.24 miles)820

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



Most violent places near Chelsea

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Earl’s Court269
South Kensington254
Sands End194
Chelsea189
Pimlico189
Brompton177
Knightsbridge177
Parsons Green157
Battersea124
Belgravia115

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


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