Crime Statistics for Wanstead, London, Redbridge, December 2020

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Crime Statistics for Wanstead, London, Redbridge

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Wanstead using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so December 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 387 street level crime incidents in Wanstead in December 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour144
Violent Crime73
Vehicle Crime30
Other Theft28
Public Order23
Criminal Damage Arson20
Theft From The Person7
Bicycle Theft6
Possession Of Weapons1
Other Crime1
All Crime387

Map of street level crime incidents in December 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Forest Gate (1.86 miles)1454
Manor Park (2.24 miles)1308
Walthamstow (1.96 miles)1089
Newbury Park (2.48 miles)837
Aldersbrook (0.62 miles)568
Hale End (2.24 miles)532
Cranbrook (1.39 miles)518
Barkingside (2.55 miles)503
South Woodford (1.24 miles)299

of Redbridge residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census

Most violent places near Wanstead

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Forest Gate301
Manor Park247
Newbury Park141
Hale End133
South Woodford57

Last updated: February 5, 2021
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