Crime Statistics for Taff Merthyr Garden Village, Quakers Yard, Merthyr Tydfil

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Crime Statistics for Taff Merthyr Garden Village, Quakers Yard, Merthyr Tydfil

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Taff Merthyr Garden Village using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so September 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 42 street level crime incidents in Taff Merthyr Garden Village in September 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 Taff Merthyr Garden Village, 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 Crime13
Anti Social Behaviour11
Criminal Damage Arson5
Public Order5
Other Theft4
Vehicle Crime4
All Crime42

Map of street level crime incidents in September 2019

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Taff Merthyr Garden Village. 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 Taff Merthyr Garden Village

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Penpedairheol (2.48 miles)93
Gelligaer (1.96 miles)61
Taff Merthyr Garden Village42
Craig Berthlwyd (0.88 miles)39
Llancaiach (0.88 miles)36
Edwardsville (1.39 miles)36
Abercynon (1.76 miles)28
Nelson (1.39 miles)26
Tai’r-heol (1.86 miles)8
Cwmfelin (1.96 miles)5



Most violent places near Taff Merthyr Garden Village

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Penpedairheol50
Gelligaer34
Edwardsville15
Taff Merthyr Garden Village13
Craig Berthlwyd11
Llancaiach11
Abercynon11
Nelson10
Tai’r-heol2
Cwmfelin2

Last updated: November 2, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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