Moving to Great Brookham, Surrey? What you need to know

Moving to Great Brookham, Surrey - What you need to know
Moving to Great Brookham, Surrey - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Great Brookham a nice place to live?'' 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 Great Brookham 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 Great Brookham truly a nice place to live, or are Beltchingley, Gratton and Leatherhead a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Great Brookham

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 Great Brookham. 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.

Policing Area Voilent Crimes
Fetcham 18
Great Bookham 17
Little Bookham 11
Stoke D’ Abernon 5
Effingham 4
Downside 3
Polesden Lacey 2
Mole 1
May’s Green 0
Martyr’s Green 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Fetcham East (Best) 28466/32845
Clandon and Horsley 28171/32845
Fetcham West 28099/32845
Effingham 25351/32845
Leatherhead North 24327/32845
Weybridge St George's Hill 23931/32845
Bookham South 22834/32845
Bookham North 21444/32845
Cobham and Downside 17595/32845
Lovelace (Worst) 11686/32845
Reader Opinion:

Weybridge: a quaint commuter belt town, ruined!

Your Health in Great Brookham

If you are thinking of moving to Great Brookham, 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 Great Brookham compares to its neighbouring local authorities. People were asked to rate their current health from very bad to very good;

Town Very Bad Bad
Guildford (Great Brookham) 0.67% 2.48%
Woking 0.77% 2.62%
Mole Valley 0.71% 2.85%
Epsom and Ewell 0.71% 2.68%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Fetcham West (Best) 32010/32845
Clandon and Horsley 31553/32845
Effingham 30843/32845
Weybridge St George's Hill 30672/32845
Cobham and Downside 29225/32845
Lovelace 26703/32845
Fetcham East 26693/32845
Bookham South 26330/32845
Bookham North 26314/32845
Leatherhead North (Worst) 19336/32845
Reader Opinion:

Woking: good train links to London apart from that it's a sh*thole

Deprivation in Great Brookham

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 Great Brookham. 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
Fetcham West (Best) 32038/32845
Effingham 30695/32845
Fetcham East 29613/32845
Clandon and Horsley 29559/32845
Bookham South 27209/32845
Weybridge St George's Hill 27131/32845
Bookham North 26232/32845
Cobham and Downside 23120/32845
Leatherhead North 19648/32845
Lovelace (Worst) 16062/32845

Average rent in Great Brookham

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Great Brookham are dated September 2021. They are split into three figures, the lower quartile, mean and upper quartile. If you recieve housing benefit or the housing benefit section of Universal Credit, the lower quartile is at the top limit of what would be affordable. The mean is the average you'd expect to pay for a rental property and the upper quartile is the average rental cost of the most expensive 25% of properties in Great Brookham.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Great Brookham

If you are thinking of moving to Great Brookham, you'll want to know how much you can earn in a job in the town. The government publish regular statistics on gross weekly pay and pay per hour.


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