Crime Statistics for Blakeshall, Wyre Forest, Worcestershire, 2024

There were a total of 7 street level crime incidents in Blakeshall in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Public Order.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Blakeshall, 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 Crime2
Public Order1
Burglary1
Robbery1
Shoplifting1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime7

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 Blakeshall. 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 Blakeshall

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Broadwaters (1.96 miles)202
Franche (1.96 miles)181
Cookley (0.88 miles)19
Stour (1.43 miles)14
Dunsley (1.76 miles)14
Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (1.59 miles)12
Drakelow (0.88 miles)11
Caunsall (1.24 miles)10
Blakeshall7
Compton (1.96 miles)1

3.26%
of Wyre Forest Rural residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Blakeshall?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Broadwaters97
Franche70
Cookley10
Stour8
Dunsley8
Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal7
Drakelow4
Caunsall4
Blakeshall2
Compton1

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

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 Blakeshall 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 Blakeshall compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Blakeshall and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Blakeshall is ranked #7.

#WardScore
1Foley Park & Hoobrook66
2Blakebrook & Habberley South65
3Broadwaters57
4Offmore & Comberton55
5Wribbenhall & Arley49
6Aggborough & Spennells49
7Wyre Forest Rural47
8Kinver39
9Franche & Habberley North33
10Norton21
11Alveley and Claverley19

Which road in Blakeshall has the highest level of crime?

We have used the Index of Multiple Deprivation to find the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) in Blakeshall with the highest crime score. Accoding to the 2019 statistics, that is in and around Dunclent Lane.

Last updated: March 2024
Information provided by data.police.uk
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