Moving to Glossop, Derbyshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Glossop, Derbyshire - What you need to know
Moving to Glossop, Derbyshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Glossop in Derbyshire? 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 Glossop 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 Glossop the land of milk and honey or are Hadfield, Hyde and Stalybridge a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Glossop

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 Glossop. 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
Hadfield 42
Padfield 41
Brookfield 38
Higher Dinting 27
Old Glossop 20
Hobroyd 10
Hargate Hill 8
Moorfield 7
Charlestown 5
Chunal 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Simmondley (Best) 30956/32845
Old Glossop 28198/32845
Dinting 27799/32845
Hadfield South 27167/32845
Whitfield 26409/32845
Hadfield North 26372/32845
Padfield 24846/32845
Gamesley 24202/32845
Howard Town 23800/32845
Tintwistle (Worst) 18340/32845
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Your Health in Glossop

If you are thinking of moving to Glossop, 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 Glossop 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
Tameside 1.6% 5.7% 15.05% 33.7% 43.96%
Oldham 1.52% 5.42% 14.57% 33.34% 45.14%
Stockport 1.21% 4.41% 13.27% 33.27% 47.83%
High Peak (Glossop) 1.12% 4.07% 13.21% 34.08% 47.51%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Simmondley (Best) 21786/32845
Old Glossop 19334/32845
Dinting 18881/32845
Padfield 16082/32845
Tintwistle 15283/32845
Hadfield South 14962/32845
Howard Town 14362/32845
Whitfield 12769/32845
Hadfield North 12605/32845
Gamesley (Worst) 2305/32845
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Deprivation in Glossop

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 Glossop. 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
Simmondley (Best) 30158/32845
Dinting 25196/32845
Old Glossop 24101/32845
Hadfield South 21851/32845
Whitfield 19604/32845
Padfield 19106/32845
Howard Town 17628/32845
Tintwistle 15518/32845
Hadfield North 13154/32845
Gamesley (Worst) 1825/32845

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