Crime Statistics for Telegraph Hill, London, Lewisham, March 2021

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Crime Statistics for Telegraph Hill, London, Lewisham
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 March 2021 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 783 street level crime incidents in Telegraph Hill in March 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour266
Violent Crime198
Other Theft64
Vehicle Crime50
Criminal Damage Arson48
Public Order29
Theft From The Person12
Bicycle Theft9
Other Crime8
Possession Of Weapons6
All Crime783

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2021

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
Peckham (1.18 miles)961
Evelyn (1.32 miles)959
St Johns (0.68 miles)956
New Cross Gate (0.56 miles)903
Hatcham (0.56 miles)903
New Cross (0.06 miles)794
Telegraph Hill783
Honor Oak Park (1.24 miles)666
Brockley (1.24 miles)666
Nunhead (0.83 miles)647

of 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
St Johns188
New Cross Gate173
Telegraph Hill170
New Cross168
Honor Oak Park133

Last updated: March 2021
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