Crime Statistics for Chippenham, Patterdown, Wiltshire, July 2020

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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 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 244 street level crime incidents in Chippenham 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 Behaviour98
Violent Crime65
Public Order19
Criminal Damage Arson17
Other Theft10
Other Crime6
Vehicle Crime5
Possession Of Weapons1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime244

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 Chippenham. 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 Chippenham

We've taken the ten nearest places to Chippenham 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)116
Allington Bar (1.39 miles)53
Cross Keys (2.77 miles)44
Langley Burrell (1.76 miles)34
Tytherton Lucas (1.96 miles)8
Notton (2.49 miles)8
Reybridge (2.49 miles)8
Bowldown (2.56 miles)7
Biddestone (3.1 miles)3

of Wiltshire 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
Allington Bar24
Cross Keys19
Langley Burrell7
Tytherton Lucas3

Last updated: September 2, 2020
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