Crime Statistics for Old Ford, London, Tower Hamlets, July 2020

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Crime Statistics for Old Ford, London, Tower Hamlets

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Old Ford 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 1861 street level crime incidents in Old Ford in July 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour731
Violent Crime320
Other Theft134
Vehicle Crime131
Public Order95
Bicycle Theft80
Criminal Damage Arson74
Theft From The Person41
Other Crime15
Possession Of Weapons7
All Crime1861

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 Ford. 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 Ford

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Bethnal Green (1.39 miles)2876
Bow (0.62 miles)2344
Mile End (0.62 miles)2248
South Hackney (0.88 miles)2217
Bromley (0.88 miles)1972
Old Ford1861
Stratford Marsh (0.62 miles)1537
Stratford (1.39 miles)1468
Mill Meads (1.24 miles)1442
Hackney Wick (0.88 miles)1334

of Tower Hamlets residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census

Most violent places near Old Ford

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Bethnal Green419
South Hackney419
Mile End369
Old Ford320
Stratford Marsh242
Hackney Wick238
Mill Meads196

Last updated: September 13, 2020
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