Moving to Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Bradford on Avon in Wiltshire? 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 Bradford on Avon 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 Bradford on Avon the land of milk and honey or are Bath, Melksham and Trowbridge a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Bradford on Avon

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of July 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Bradford on Avon. 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.

Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Holt 12
Ham Green 10
Forewoods Common 7
Great Ashley 3
Little Ashley 3
Little Chalfield 1
Turleigh 0
Conkwell 0
Avoncliff 0
South Wraxall 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Bradford on Avon. 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 Bradford on Avon. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst.

Ward Average rank in England
Trowbridge Adcroft (Best) 11895/32845
Trowbridge Grove 16577/32845
Trowbridge Lambrok 17098/32845
Bradford-on-Avon South 20517/32845
Bathavon North 23088/32845
Bathavon South 23515/32845
Winsley and Westwood 25107/32845
Bradford-on-Avon North 25270/32845
Holt and Staverton 27334/32845
Trowbridge Central (Worst) 8724/32845
Reader Opinion:

Bradford, the land of dreams, if you dream of takeaways & pound shops

Your Health in Bradford on Avon

If you are thinking of moving to Bradford on Avon, 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 Bradford on Avon 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
Wiltshire (Bradford on Avon) 0.87% 3.18% 12.15% 34.05% 49.75%
South Gloucestershire 0.93% 3.26% 11.77% 34.89% 49.15%
Bath and North East Somerset 0.91% 3.31% 11.85% 33.43% 50.5%
Mendip 1.01% 3.79% 13.38% 35.02% 46.81%

The English Indices of Deprivation also has health statistics for Bradford on Avon. 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 Bradford on Avon. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst;

Ward Average rank in England
Trowbridge Central (Best) 18804/32845
Trowbridge Grove 19887/32845
Trowbridge Lambrok 20007/32845
Trowbridge Adcroft 21482/32845
Bradford-on-Avon South 24837/32845
Holt and Staverton 25510/32845
Winsley and Westwood 27267/32845
Bradford-on-Avon North 27288/32845
Bathavon South 27782/32845
Bathavon North (Worst) 28241/32845
Reader Opinion:

Huddersfield, not such a 'brilliant' place to live!

Deprivation in Bradford on Avon

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 Bradford on Avon. 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
Trowbridge Central (Best) 13811/32845
Trowbridge Adcroft 15830/32845
Trowbridge Lambrok 18168/32845
Trowbridge Grove 19283/32845
Bathavon South 23636/32845
Bradford-on-Avon South 24102/32845
Holt and Staverton 24446/32845
Winsley and Westwood 26314/32845
Bathavon North 27454/32845
Bradford-on-Avon North (Worst) 27658/32845

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