Moving to Hendon, London? What you need to know

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Moving to Hendon, London - What you need to know
Moving to Hendon, London - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Hendon 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 Hendon 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 Hendon the land of milk and honey or are Edgware, Finchley and Willesden a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Hendon

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 Hendon. 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
Child’s Hill 156
Burnt Oak 139
Colindale 115
Brent Reservoir 90
Hendon 89
Church End 81
Holders Hill 79
Finchley 78
Mill Hill 52
Hampstead Garden Suburb 44

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

Ward Average rank in England
Finchley Church End (Best) 20044/32845
Garden Suburb 17035/32845
Mill Hill 16479/32845
Hendon 15705/32845
Golders Green 14594/32845
Colindale 13951/32845
West Hendon 11160/32845
Fryent 10433/32845
Childs Hill 9938/32845
Dollis Hill (Worst) 8665/32845
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Your Health in Hendon

If you are thinking of moving to Hendon, 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 Hendon 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
Ealing 1.22% 3.79% 11.35% 34.48% 49.16%
Barnet (Hendon) 1.14% 3.42% 10.99% 32.97% 51.48%
Haringey 1.48% 4.18% 11.16% 33.57% 49.62%
Hammersmith and Fulham 1.3% 3.58% 9.42% 29.25% 56.46%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Garden Suburb (Best) 32009/32845
Finchley Church End 31914/32845
Mill Hill 30107/32845
Hendon 29125/32845
West Hendon 27326/32845
Childs Hill 26733/32845
Fryent 24633/32845
Colindale 24619/32845
Golders Green 24268/32845
Dollis Hill (Worst) 21312/32845
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West Hendon - A greyer shade of grey

Deprivation in Hendon

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 Hendon. 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
Garden Suburb (Best) 26067/32845
Finchley Church End 24272/32845
Mill Hill 20792/32845
Hendon 18442/32845
Golders Green 15857/32845
Childs Hill 15676/32845
West Hendon 15526/32845
Fryent 15060/32845
Colindale 11352/32845
Dollis Hill (Worst) 8452/32845

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