Moving to Bollington, Cheshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Bollington, Cheshire - What you need to know
Moving to Bollington, Cheshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Bollington in Cheshire? You've found some estate agents and they have told you what you wanted to hear. You've read some speil by a local councillor who says that Bollington is on the up an up? Now it's time for a bit of reality. Cold hard statistics culled from the Police, the Indices of Deprivation and the latest census. Is Bollington the land of milk and honey or are Macclesfield, Poynton with Worth and Shallcross a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Bollington

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of February 2021 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Bollington. Naturally the more urban and more central areas will have a higher rate of crime, but often you can be surprised when that is not the case and that is the area you want to move to.

How grim is your Postcode?
Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Higher Hurdsfield 66
Finney Green 44
Hope Green 2
Torkington 2
New Horwich 1
Horwich End 0
High Lane 0
Taxal 0
Fernlee Reservoir 0
Fernilee 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Bollington. These statitics are published by the government every 2-3 years. They are a measure of how likely you are to be a victim of personal or material crime in an area, such as muggings or burglary. We've collated an average rank for all the Lower Super Output Areas (LSOA) in each ward in and around Bollington. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst.

Ward Average rank in England
Poynton West and Adlington (Best) 28113/32845
Bollington 27666/32845
Prestbury 27336/32845
Poynton East and Pott Shrigley 27071/32845
Macclesfield Tytherington 26893/32845
Sutton 21812/32845
Broken Cross and Upton 21518/32845
Macclesfield Hurdsfield 15605/32845
Macclesfield East 14288/32845
Macclesfield Central (Worst) 13561/32845
Reader Opinion:

Macclesfield: for a lass born and bred in Stockport, this place is odd

Your Health in Bollington

If you are thinking of moving to Bollington, you want to know if the place is likely to put you on a downward spiral of ill health. We've taken the healh question from the latest census to find out and how Bollington compares to its neighbouring local authorities. People were asked to rate their current health from very bad to very good;

Local Authority Very Bad Bad Fair Good Very Good
Cheshire East (Bollington) 1.06% 3.85% 12.78% 33.25% 49.06%
Tameside 1.6% 5.7% 15.05% 33.7% 43.96%
Stockport 1.21% 4.41% 13.27% 33.27% 47.83%
Staffordshire Moorlands 1.37% 4.55% 14.86% 35.06% 44.15%

The English Indices of Deprivation also has health statistics for Bollington. They measures the risk of premature death and the impairment of quality of life through poor physical or mental health, lovely! We've collated an average rank for all the Lower Super Output Areas (LSOA) in each ward in and around Bollington. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst;

Ward Average rank in England
Prestbury (Best) 29089/32845
Bollington 22784/32845
Macclesfield Tytherington 22301/32845
Poynton East and Pott Shrigley 21709/32845
Sutton 21205/32845
Poynton West and Adlington 20893/32845
Broken Cross and Upton 18298/32845
Macclesfield Central 16208/32845
Macclesfield East 15427/32845
Macclesfield Hurdsfield (Worst) 9052/32845
Reader Opinion:

Glossop - I escaped this place as soon as possible

Deprivation in Bollington

Using the English Indices of Deprivation statistics, we've collated the average Index of Multiple Deprivation rank of all the LSOAs in the wards in and around Bollington. In layman's terms, this is how rough the ward is based on mutiple measures of deprivation including; employment, income, health, crime, housing and outside space.

Ward Average rank in England
Prestbury (Best) 27912/32845
Macclesfield Tytherington 27018/32845
Bollington 26524/32845
Poynton West and Adlington 26213/32845
Poynton East and Pott Shrigley 24880/32845
Broken Cross and Upton 23562/32845
Sutton 20000/32845
Macclesfield East 19169/32845
Macclesfield Central 18456/32845
Macclesfield Hurdsfield (Worst) 11893/32845

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