Crime Statistics for South Woodford, London, Redbridge, November 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 November 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 262 street level crime incidents in South Woodford in November 2019. The largest category was Vehicle Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Vehicle Crime73
Anti Social Behaviour50
Violent Crime37
Other Theft15
Criminal Damage Arson13
Public Order13
Bicycle Theft4
Theft From The Person4
Possession Of Weapons2
Other Crime2
All Crime262

Map of street level crime incidents in November 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)1085
Highams Park (1.96 miles)559
Hale End (1.39 miles)544
Aldersbrook (1.86 miles)526
Cranbrook (2.24 miles)484
Chingford Hatch (1.76 miles)409
Wanstead (1.24 miles)373
Friday Hill (1.96 miles)290
South Woodford262
Buckhurst Hill (1.96 miles)185

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
Highams Park137
Hale End130
Chingford Hatch73
Friday Hill63
South Woodford37
Buckhurst Hill32

Last updated: December 25, 2019
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