Crime Statistics for Hither Green, London, Lewisham, October 2019

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Crime Statistics for Hither Green, London, Lewisham

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Hither Green 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 654 street level crime incidents in Hither Green 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 Hither Green, 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 Crime158
Anti Social Behaviour107
Vehicle Crime74
Other Theft64
Criminal Damage Arson46
Public Order35
Bicycle Theft16
Theft From The Person15
Other Crime6
Possession Of Weapons5
All Crime654

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 Hither Green. 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 Hither Green

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

LocationCrime Incidents
St Johns (1.63 miles)967
Hither Green654
Greenwich (1.68 miles)636
Blackheath (1.06 miles)619
Ladywell (1.25 miles)607
Catford (1.02 miles)585
Brockley (1.87 miles)494
Blackheath Park (0.76 miles)394
Kidbrooke (1.63 miles)352
Horn Park (1.14 miles)281

Most violent places near Hither Green

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

LocationViolent Incidents
St Johns249
Hither Green158
Blackheath Park98
Horn Park86

Last updated: November 24, 2019
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