Moving to Brentford, London? What you need to know

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Moving to Brentford, London - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Brentford in London? 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 Brentford 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 Brentford the land of milk and honey or are Acton, Ealing and Richmond a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Brentford

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 Brentford. 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
Spring Grove 181
Isleworth 145
Ealing 114
Kew 113
Hanwell 107
Brentford End 96
Thames 92
Chiswick 91
Brentford 91
North Sheen 73

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

Ward Average rank in England
Heston East (Best) 12101/32845
Osterley and Spring Grove 12470/32845
Walpole 13519/32845
Elthorne 14017/32845
Northfield 15131/32845
Cleveland 16833/32845
Ealing Broadway 17307/32845
Syon 7677/32845
Brentford 7892/32845
Chiswick Riverside (Worst) 9377/32845
Reader Opinion:

Twickenham conjures up idyllic walks by the thames, that is bollocks!

Your Health in Brentford

If you are thinking of moving to Brentford, 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 Brentford 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
Brent 1.38% 3.96% 11.8% 34.76% 48.1%
Ealing 1.22% 3.79% 11.35% 34.48% 49.16%
Hounslow (Brentford) 1.11% 3.58% 11.24% 35.07% 49%
Hammersmith and Fulham 1.3% 3.58% 9.42% 29.25% 56.46%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Syon (Best) 16698/32845
Brentford 17535/32845
Elthorne 18126/32845
Heston East 21152/32845
Cleveland 21877/32845
Chiswick Riverside 22769/32845
Ealing Broadway 23057/32845
Walpole 23448/32845
Northfield 24361/32845
Osterley and Spring Grove (Worst) 26090/32845
Reader Opinion:

Hounslow is looking pretty rough these days

Deprivation in Brentford

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 Brentford. 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
Brentford (Best) 10521/32845
Syon 12280/32845
Elthorne 13720/32845
Heston East 14128/32845
Cleveland 16268/32845
Osterley and Spring Grove 19119/32845
Ealing Broadway 19131/32845
Chiswick Riverside 19893/32845
Walpole 20237/32845
Northfield (Worst) 21634/32845

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