Crime Statistics for Chippenham, Patterdown, Wiltshire, April 2021

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Crime Statistics for Chippenham, Patterdown, Wiltshire
Crime Statistics for Chippenham, Patterdown, Wiltshire
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Chippenham using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so April 2021 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 219 street level crime incidents in Chippenham in April 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour84
Violent Crime68
Public Order17
Criminal Damage Arson13
Other Theft13
Bicycle Theft2
Other Crime2
Possession Of Weapons1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime219

Map of street level crime incidents in April 2021

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Peckingell (1.39 miles)148
Langley Burrell (1.76 miles)50
Allington Bar (1.39 miles)31
Cross Keys (2.77 miles)31
Tytherton Lucas (1.96 miles)11
Notton (2.49 miles)6
Reybridge (2.49 miles)6
Bowldown (2.56 miles)3
Biddestone (3.1 miles)1

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

Most violent places near Chippenham

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Langley Burrell13
Allington Bar10
Cross Keys6
Tytherton Lucas2

Last updated: April 2021
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