Crime Statistics for Bickenhill, Solihull, Solihull, 2024

There were a total of 38 street level crime incidents in Bickenhill in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Vehicle Crime, followed by Violent Crime.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Vehicle Crime11
Violent Crime10
Other Theft9
Criminal Damage Arson3
Anti Social Behaviour2
Burglary2
Possession Of Weapons1
All Crime38

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 Bickenhill. 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 Bickenhill

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Sheldon (2.24 miles)278
Marston Green (1.96 miles)193
Lode Heath (2.24 miles)172
Bickenhill38
Catherine-de-Barnes (1.39 miles)27
Stonebridge (1.86 miles)12
Hampton in Arden (1.39 miles)8
Little Packington (2.24 miles)8
Hook End (1.75 miles)3
Walsal End (2.24 miles)3

7.28%
of Bickenhill residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Bickenhill?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Sheldon89
Marston Green54
Lode Heath53
Catherine-de-Barnes15
Bickenhill10
Stonebridge2
Hampton in Arden1
Little Packington1
Hook End0
Walsal End0

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

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 Bickenhill 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 Bickenhill compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Bickenhill and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Bickenhill is ranked #4.

#WardScore
1Chelmsley Wood83
2Garretts Green75
3Sheldon57
4Bickenhill53
5Lyndon48
6Olton44
7Elmdon40
8Silhill36
9Meriden28
10St Alphege18
11Knowle14

Which road in Bickenhill has the highest level of crime?

We have used the Index of Multiple Deprivation to find the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) in Bickenhill 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
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