Moving to Maidenhead, Berkshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Maidenhead, Berkshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Maidenhead in Berkshire? 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 Maidenhead 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 Maidenhead the land of milk and honey or are Eton, Slough and Marlow a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Maidenhead

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of August 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Maidenhead. 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
North Town 85
Maidenhead 55
Furze Platt 49
Fishery 46
Boyn Hill 40
Tittle Row 29
Cookham Rise 26
Taplow 21
Maidenhead Court 19
Dorney Reach 6

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

Ward Average rank in England
Burnham Church & Beeches (Best) 12092/32845
Oldfield 19242/32845
St Mary's 19354/32845
Belmont 23203/32845
Bisham & Cookham 23660/32845
Riverside 25094/32845
Boyn Hill 25394/32845
Cox Green 26786/32845
Furze Platt 27083/32845
Pinkneys Green (Worst) 27578/32845
Reader Opinion:

High Wycombe- a place once famed for its furniture making and heritage, now famed for being a s**thole

Your Health in Maidenhead

If you are thinking of moving to Maidenhead, 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 Maidenhead 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
Slough 0.99% 3.5% 11.62% 35.99% 47.9%
Wycombe 0.78% 2.71% 10.75% 34.21% 51.55%
Windsor and Maidenhead (Maidenhead) 0.75% 2.68% 9.85% 32.22% 54.51%
South Bucks 0.84% 2.93% 10.51% 33.3% 52.42%

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

Ward Average rank in England
St Mary's (Best) 23376/32845
Oldfield 24026/32845
Furze Platt 25201/32845
Belmont 26735/32845
Burnham Church & Beeches 26786/32845
Pinkneys Green 26875/32845
Cox Green 26970/32845
Boyn Hill 28024/32845
Bisham & Cookham 28346/32845
Riverside (Worst) 28613/32845
Reader Opinion:

High Wycombe, hearing the words reminds of the smells of piss & ganja

Deprivation in Maidenhead

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 Maidenhead. 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
Oldfield (Best) 21489/32845
Burnham Church & Beeches 21728/32845
St Mary's 23374/32845
Furze Platt 25228/32845
Belmont 27561/32845
Pinkneys Green 27672/32845
Bisham & Cookham 27785/32845
Riverside 28300/32845
Boyn Hill 28588/32845
Cox Green (Worst) 28724/32845

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  1. Maidenhead – What an absolute dump

    Maidenhead – What an absolute dump

  2. Maidenhead: Not fit for a Royal wedding!

    Maidenhead: Not fit for a Royal wedding!

  3. Maidenhead is really the poor relative of Slough

    Maidenhead is really the poor relative of Slough

  4. High Wycombe aka BTEC Slough

    High Wycombe aka BTEC Slough

  5. Bracknell is a dump… need i say more?

    Bracknell is a dump… need i say more?

  6. High Wycombe- a place once famed for its furniture making and heritage, now famed for being a s**thole

    High Wycombe- a place once famed for its furniture making and heritage, now famed for being a s**thole

  7. Sandhurst, there is nothing to do… really, nothing.

    Sandhurst, there is nothing to do… really, nothing.

  8. Slough, If the Earth needed an enema, this where they’d insert the tube

    Slough, If the Earth needed an enema, this where they’d insert the tube

  9. Bracknell, If Berkshire needed an enema this is where they’d stick the tube

    Bracknell, If Berkshire needed an enema this is where they’d stick the tube