Crime Statistics for Telegraph Hill, London, Lewisham, May 2020

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Crime Statistics for Telegraph Hill, London, Lewisham

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Telegraph Hill 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 1112 street level crime incidents in Telegraph Hill 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 Behaviour579
Violent Crime186
Drugs59
Public Order53
Vehicle Crime52
Burglary45
Other Theft40
Criminal Damage Arson38
Robbery18
Shoplifting16
Bicycle Theft10
Other Crime7
Theft From The Person5
Possession Of Weapons4
All Crime1112

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 Telegraph Hill. 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 Telegraph Hill

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

LocationCrime Incidents
New Cross Gate (0.56 miles)1295
Peckham (1.18 miles)1246
St Johns (0.68 miles)1229
Evelyn (1.32 miles)1221
New Cross (0.06 miles)1115
Telegraph Hill1112
Hatcham (0.56 miles)1048
Nunhead (0.83 miles)846
Honor Oak Park (1.24 miles)673
Brockley (1.24 miles)673

33.7%
of Lewisham residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Telegraph Hill

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Evelyn237
Hatcham209
St Johns192
New Cross Gate187
New Cross187
Telegraph Hill186
Peckham184
Honor Oak Park143
Brockley143
Nunhead141

Last updated: July 7, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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