Crime Statistics for Blists Hill, The Lloyds, Shropshire, 2024

There were a total of 93 street level crime incidents in Blists Hill in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Blists Hill, 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 Crime42
Anti Social Behaviour12
Public Order10
Criminal Damage Arson8
Shoplifting7
Burglary4
Other Theft3
Vehicle Crime2
Possession Of Weapons2
Other Crime1
Drugs1
Robbery1
All Crime93

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2024

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Brookside (1.24 miles)237
Madeley (0.62 miles)199
Tweedale (0.88 miles)152
Halesfield (1.39 miles)103
Blists Hill93
Ladywood (1.24 miles)45
Madeleywood (1.24 miles)45
Ironbridge (1.24 miles)45
Jackfield (0.88 miles)26
Coalport (0.62 miles)16

3.78%
of Ironbridge Gorge residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Blists Hill?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Brookside105
Madeley82
Tweedale63
Halesfield44
Blists Hill42
Ladywood18
Madeleywood18
Ironbridge18
Jackfield14
Coalport9

How likely are you to be a victim of crime in Blists Hill?

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 Blists Hill 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 Blists Hill compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Blists Hill and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Blists Hill is ranked #7.

#WardScore
1Woodside94
2Brookside90
3Malinslee & Dawley Bank84
4Madeley & Sutton Hill73
5The Nedge66
6Dawley & Aqueduct66
7Ironbridge Gorge52
8Horsehay & Lightmoor42
9Broseley33
10Worfield32
11Much Wenlock28

Which road in Blists Hill has the highest level of crime?

We have used the Index of Multiple Deprivation to find the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) in Blists Hill with the highest crime score. Accoding to the 2019 statistics, that is in and around this marker.

Last updated: March 2024
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0



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