Crime Statistics for South Lambeth, London, Lambeth, October 2019

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Crime Statistics for South Lambeth, London, Lambeth

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in South Lambeth using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so October 2019 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 1576 street level crime incidents in South Lambeth in October 2019. 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 South Lambeth, 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 Crime354
Anti Social Behaviour338
Other Theft197
Theft From The Person109
Vehicle Crime96
Public Order74
Criminal Damage Arson56
Bicycle Theft35
Possession Of Weapons16
Other Crime9
All Crime1576

Map of street level crime incidents in October 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
South Lambeth1576
Walworth (1.75 miles)1573
Pimlico (1.39 miles)1556
Stockwell (0.62 miles)1468
Lambeth (1.24 miles)1462
Brixton (0.88 miles)1426
Kennington (0.62 miles)1371
Battersea (1.24 miles)1029
Clapham (0.88 miles)952
Clapham Park (1.39 miles)811

Most violent places near South Lambeth

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

LocationViolent Incidents
South Lambeth354
Clapham Park153

Last updated: November 25, 2019
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