Crime Statistics for Paddock Wood, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, May 2020

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Crime Statistics for Paddock Wood, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Paddock Wood using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 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 88 street level crime incidents in Paddock Wood in May 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour34
Violent Crime25
Criminal Damage Arson6
Other Theft5
Public Order5
Vehicle Crime4
Other Crime3
Drugs2
Shoplifting2
Bicycle Theft1
Burglary1
All Crime88

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Paddock Wood88
Mile Oak (0.88 miles)14
Teise (2.15 miles)11
Pearson’s Green (1.39 miles)9
Brenchley (1.86 miles)7
Palmer’s Green (1.96 miles)6
Beltring (1.86 miles)5
Castle Hill (1.75 miles)4
Chillmill (2.48 miles)3
Matfield (2.24 miles)2

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



Most violent places near Paddock Wood

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Paddock Wood25
Mile Oak2
Brenchley2
Pearson’s Green1
Castle Hill1
Chillmill1
Teise0
Palmer’s Green0
Beltring0
Matfield0

Last updated: July 6, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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