Crime Statistics for Ferndale, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, June 2020

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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 June 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 260 street level crime incidents in Ferndale in June 2020. 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 Crime102
Anti Social Behaviour53
Criminal Damage Arson24
Other Theft17
Public Order16
Shoplifting15
Vehicle Crime9
Burglary8
Drugs7
Other Crime5
Robbery2
Bicycle Theft1
Possession Of Weapons1
All Crime260

Map of street level crime incidents in June 2020

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.

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 Ferndale 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
St John’s (0.88 miles)347
High Brooms (0.62 miles)279
Royal Tunbridge Wells (0.88 miles)278
Ferndale260
Southborough (1.39 miles)207
Sherwood Park (0.62 miles)199
Sandown Park (0.62 miles)199
Camden Park (1.24 miles)100
Modest Corner (1.75 miles)77
Broomhill Bank (1.86 miles)60

9.9%
of Tunbridge Wells 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
St John’s126
High Brooms113
Ferndale102
Royal Tunbridge Wells86
Southborough71
Sherwood Park58
Sandown Park58
Modest Corner30
Camden Park26
Broomhill Bank16

Last updated: August 2, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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