Crime Statistics for South Woodford, London, Redbridge, August 2019

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Crime Statistics for South Woodford, London, Redbridge

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in South Woodford using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so August 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 225 street level crime incidents in South Woodford in August 2019. The largest category was Vehicle Crime, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Vehicle Crime55
Violent Crime49
Anti Social Behaviour48
Criminal Damage Arson15
Burglary14
Robbery11
Other Theft9
Public Order8
Bicycle Theft5
Shoplifting5
Drugs3
Other Crime3
All Crime225

Map of street level crime incidents in August 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Walthamstow (1.96 miles)1005
Highams Park (1.96 miles)557
Aldersbrook (1.86 miles)537
Hale End (1.39 miles)536
Cranbrook (2.24 miles)440
Chingford Hatch (1.76 miles)410
Wanstead (1.24 miles)409
Friday Hill (1.96 miles)254
South Woodford225
Buckhurst Hill (1.96 miles)179



Most violent places near South Woodford

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Walthamstow205
Highams Park127
Aldersbrook108
Hale End105
Cranbrook95
Chingford Hatch79
Wanstead79
South Woodford49
Buckhurst Hill45
Friday Hill44

Last updated: October 4, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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