Crime Statistics for Old Furnace, Pontypool, Torfaen, July 2020

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Crime Statistics for Old Furnace, Pontypool, Torfaen

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Old Furnace using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so July 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 8 street level crime incidents in Old Furnace in July 2020. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Vehicle Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Old Furnace, 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 Crime4
Vehicle Crime2
Anti Social Behaviour1
Other Theft1
All Crime8

Map of street level crime incidents in July 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Pontnewynydd (0.88 miles)153
Pontymoel (1.86 miles)128
Pontypool (1.24 miles)118
Cwm-Fields (1.24 miles)118
Griffithstown (1.96 miles)101
Abersychan (1.86 miles)94
Lower Race (0.62 miles)75
Cwmynyscoy (1.39 miles)67
Cwm Ffrwd-oer (0.62 miles)43
Old Furnace8

2.6%
of Torfaen residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Old Furnace

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Pontnewynydd57
Pontymoel42
Pontypool42
Cwm-Fields42
Abersychan38
Griffithstown34
Lower Race26
Cwmynyscoy21
Cwm Ffrwd-oer18
Old Furnace4

Last updated: September 13, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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