Crime Statistics for Great Bridge, Sandwell, Sandwell, 2023

Crime statistics for Great Bridge, Sandwell

There were a total of 284 street level crime incidents in Great Bridge in December 2023. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Shoplifting.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Great Bridge, 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 Crime132
Vehicle Crime22
Anti Social Behaviour17
Criminal Damage Arson16
Other Theft15
Public Order11
Possession Of Weapons4
Other Crime3
Bicycle Theft3
Theft From The Person1
All Crime284

Map of street level crime incidents in December 2023

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Great Bridge. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

How grim is your Postcode?

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 Great Bridge

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Lambert’s End (1.39 miles)437
Ocker Hill (0.62 miles)386
Tipton (1.24 miles)381
Tipton Green (1.24 miles)381
Dudley Port (0.88 miles)309
Toll End295
Great Bridge284
Horseley Heath284
Harvills Hawthorn (0.88 miles)282
Black Lake (1.24 miles)100

of Tipton Green residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census

Where are the most violent places near Great Bridge?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Lambert’s End170
Ocker Hill169
Tipton Green159
Dudley Port147
Great Bridge132
Horseley Heath132
Toll End124
Harvills Hawthorn117
Black Lake47

How likely are you to be a victim of crime in Great Bridge?

Every two years the government publishes the Index of Multiple Deprivation. One of those domains is crime, more precisely, how likely you are to be the victim of a what is known as 'personal crime', such as muggings or burglary. The governemnt publish these statitsics down to the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) or in simple geographic terms, a few roads. These statistics are also published on a ward level as an average of the LSOAs in that area. We have taken the average rank and converted it into a more accessble form, a score out of 100. Where the higher the score, the more likely you are in Great Bridge to be a victim of personal crime. Note that the following score has been generated from the 2019 statistics. At the time of writing, these have not been updated by the government during and since the COVID 19 pandemic.

How does crime in Great Bridge compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Great Bridge and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Great Bridge is ranked #2.

1Hateley Heath73
2Tipton Green69
3Greets Green and Lyng69
4Great Bridge69
5Princes End67
6Wednesbury South63
7Castle and Priory60
9St James's56
10Coseley East54

Which road in Great Bridge has the highest level of crime?

We have used the Index of Multiple Deprivation to find the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) in Great Bridge with the highest crime score. Accoding to the 2019 statistics, that is in and around Mills Walk.

Last updated: December 2023
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