Moving to Horley, Surrey? What you need to know

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Moving to Horley, Surrey - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Horley in Surrey? 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 Horley 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 Horley the land of milk and honey or are Croydon, Redhill and Crawley a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Horley

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 Horley. 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
Horley 59
Meath Green 33
Fernhill 14
Salfords 13
Hookwood 8
Shipley Bridge 5
Wasp Green 4
Weatherhill 2
Tinsley Green 1
Black Corner 1

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

Ward Average rank in England
Burstow, Horne and Outwood (Best) 12100/32845
Charlwood 16718/32845
Ifield 17265/32845
Horley West & Sidlow 18106/32845
Langley Green & Tushmore 18349/32845
Horley Central & South 18427/32845
Pound Hill North & Forge Wood 18916/32845
Pound Hill South & Worth 20904/32845
Horley East & Salfords 21797/32845
Copthorne and Worth (Worst) 21867/32845
Reader Opinion:

East Grinstead: a nothing town filled with horrible people

Your Health in Horley

If you are thinking of moving to Horley, 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 Horley 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
Reigate and Banstead (Horley) 0.85% 2.79% 10.79% 34.03% 51.55%
Crawley 0.97% 3.45% 12.06% 35.91% 47.61%
Tandridge 0.86% 2.9% 11.39% 34.36% 50.5%
Epsom and Ewell 0.71% 2.68% 10.64% 33.76% 52.21%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Ifield (Best) 12953/32845
Langley Green & Tushmore 14147/32845
Burstow, Horne and Outwood 18454/32845
Horley Central & South 21451/32845
Horley West & Sidlow 22578/32845
Pound Hill South & Worth 23240/32845
Pound Hill North & Forge Wood 24519/32845
Charlwood 25648/32845
Horley East & Salfords 27223/32845
Copthorne and Worth (Worst) 30685/32845
Reader Opinion:

Tooting... yikes!

Deprivation in Horley

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 Horley. 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
Langley Green & Tushmore (Best) 13048/32845
Ifield 14810/32845
Charlwood 15112/32845
Burstow, Horne and Outwood 16215/32845
Horley Central & South 21027/32845
Horley West & Sidlow 21256/32845
Pound Hill North & Forge Wood 23247/32845
Pound Hill South & Worth 23669/32845
Horley East & Salfords 23951/32845
Copthorne and Worth (Worst) 30492/32845

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