Crime Statistics for Bolas Heath, Child’s Ercall, Shropshire, 2024

There were a total of 1 street level crime incidents in in March 2024. The largest category was Violent Crime.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Bolas Heath, 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 Crime1
All Crime1

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 Bolas Heath. 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 Bolas Heath

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Tern (1.88 miles)5
Great Bolas (1.86 miles)3
Waters Upton (2.77 miles)3
Cold Hatton Heath (2.48 miles)3
Tibberton (0.88 miles)2
Edgmond Marsh (2.56 miles)2
Bolas Heath1
Conquermoor Heath (1.24 miles)1
Pixley (2.56 miles)0
Childs Ercall (2.56 miles)0

5.35%
of Cheswardine residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Bolas Heath?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Tern3
Great Bolas2
Waters Upton2
Cold Hatton Heath2
Tibberton2
Bolas Heath1
Conquermoor Heath1
Edgmond Marsh0
Pixley0
Childs Ercall0

How likely are you to be a victim of crime in Bolas Heath?

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 Bolas Heath 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 Bolas Heath compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Bolas Heath and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Resident in Bolas Heath have the lowest likelyhood of being a victim of personal crime in the area. The ward with the lowest likelyhood is Donnington.

#WardScore
1Donnington63
2Oakengates & Ketley Bank63
3Wrockwardine Wood & Trench56
4Dothill38
5Newport South & East36
6Apley Castle35
7Newport North & West29
8Admaston & Bratton28
9Church Aston & Lilleshall21
10Shawbirch19
11Cheswardine19

Which road in Bolas Heath has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
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