Moving to East Grinstead, West Sussex? What you need to know

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Moving to East Grinstead, West Sussex - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to East Grinstead in West Sussex? 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 East Grinstead 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 East Grinstead the land of milk and honey or are Edenbridge, Horley and Crawley a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in East Grinstead

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 East Grinstead. 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
Dormansland 4
Dormans Park 2
Felcourt 2
Felbridge 1
Blackwell 1
Stonequarry 1
Baldwins Hill 1
Furnace Wood 0
Ashurst Wood 0
Hammerwood 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
East Grinstead Town (Best) 14857/32845
East Grinstead Baldwins 18730/32845
Dormansland and Felcourt 20738/32845
East Grinstead Ashplats 21194/32845
Forest Row 21619/32845
Hartfield 22009/32845
Ashurst Wood 22826/32845
East Grinstead Imberhorne 25364/32845
East Grinstead Herontye 27433/32845
Lingfield and Crowhurst (Worst) 6509/32845
Reader Opinion:

Horsham, AKA Bore-sham

Your Health in East Grinstead

If you are thinking of moving to East Grinstead, 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 East Grinstead 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
Mid Sussex (East Grinstead) 0.78% 2.76% 10.68% 33.98% 51.8%
Crawley 0.97% 3.45% 12.06% 35.91% 47.61%
Tunbridge Wells 0.78% 3.09% 11.12% 33.6% 51.42%
Tandridge 0.86% 2.9% 11.39% 34.36% 50.5%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Lingfield and Crowhurst (Best) 21775/32845
East Grinstead Town 27019/32845
East Grinstead Ashplats 27955/32845
Dormansland and Felcourt 28863/32845
East Grinstead Herontye 30721/32845
East Grinstead Baldwins 30933/32845
Hartfield 31285/32845
Forest Row 31407/32845
Ashurst Wood 31429/32845
East Grinstead Imberhorne (Worst) 31704/32845
Reader Opinion:

Horsham, overrated, overpriced, up-its-arse boring, bland sh*thole

Deprivation in East Grinstead

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 East Grinstead. 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
Lingfield and Crowhurst (Best) 19354/32845
Hartfield 21543/32845
Forest Row 24030/32845
East Grinstead Town 24748/32845
East Grinstead Ashplats 26016/32845
Dormansland and Felcourt 26456/32845
East Grinstead Baldwins 27655/32845
Ashurst Wood 30723/32845
East Grinstead Herontye 31468/32845
East Grinstead Imberhorne (Worst) 32147/32845

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