Crime Statistics for Ferndale, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, April 2021

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Crime Statistics for Ferndale, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Crime Statistics for Ferndale, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Ferndale 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 299 street level crime incidents in Ferndale in April 2021. 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 Ferndale, 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 Crime113
Anti Social Behaviour79
Criminal Damage Arson23
Public Order19
Shoplifting16
Drugs14
Other Theft14
Vehicle Crime10
Burglary5
Possession Of Weapons2
Other Crime2
Bicycle Theft1
Robbery1
All Crime299

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 Ferndale. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

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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 Ferndale

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 Ferndale has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Ferndale299
High Brooms (0.62 miles)271
St John’s (0.88 miles)253
Royal Tunbridge Wells (0.88 miles)241
Sherwood Park (0.62 miles)162
Sandown Park (0.62 miles)162
Southborough (1.39 miles)149
Camden Park (1.24 miles)103
Modest Corner (1.75 miles)76
Broomhill Bank (1.86 miles)70

9.9%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Ferndale

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

LocationViolent Incidents
High Brooms119
Ferndale113
St John’s112
Royal Tunbridge Wells86
Sherwood Park69
Sandown Park69
Southborough67
Broomhill Bank33
Modest Corner29
Camden Park25

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

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