Moving to Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Royal Wootton Bassett in Wiltshire? 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 Royal Wootton Bassett 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 Royal Wootton Bassett the land of milk and honey or are Calne, Cricklade and Swindon a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Royal Wootton Bassett

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of October 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Royal Wootton Bassett. 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
Freshbrook 33
Coped Hall 26
Hook 16
Common Platt 16
Hook Street 15
Ballard’s Ash 14
Restrop 1
Greatfield 1
Green Hill 0
The Barton 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Mannington and Western (Best) 12854/32845
Lydiard and Freshbrook 16675/32845
Shaw 18752/32845
Priory Vale 19301/32845
Purton 21309/32845
Royal Wootton Bassett South 22788/32845
Wroughton and Wichelstowe 22986/32845
Royal Wootton Bassett North 24585/32845
Royal Wootton Bassett East 28064/32845
Lyneham (Worst) 30832/32845
Reader Opinion:

Bedford - billed to be the Garden of Eden, but ended up like Stalinist Russia!

Your Health in Royal Wootton Bassett

If you are thinking of moving to Royal Wootton Bassett, 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 Royal Wootton Bassett 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
Wiltshire (Royal Wootton Bassett) 0.87% 3.18% 12.15% 34.05% 49.75%
Swindon 0.97% 3.61% 11.98% 35.18% 48.26%
Stroud 0.94% 3.35% 12.8% 35.21% 47.69%
Vale of White Horse 0.75% 2.61% 10.8% 33.98% 51.85%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Lydiard and Freshbrook (Best) 14470/32845
Mannington and Western 14663/32845
Royal Wootton Bassett North 16562/32845
Wroughton and Wichelstowe 17081/32845
Shaw 18285/32845
Purton 19695/32845
Royal Wootton Bassett South 20144/32845
Priory Vale 21672/32845
Royal Wootton Bassett East 25116/32845
Lyneham (Worst) 27082/32845
Reader Opinion:

Wootton - located on the darkest recess of Satan's inner rectum

Deprivation in Royal Wootton Bassett

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 Royal Wootton Bassett. 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
Mannington and Western (Best) 16525/32845
Lydiard and Freshbrook 16936/32845
Royal Wootton Bassett North 19088/32845
Purton 19745/32845
Royal Wootton Bassett South 21827/32845
Wroughton and Wichelstowe 22221/32845
Shaw 23228/32845
Lyneham 24075/32845
Priory Vale 26904/32845
Royal Wootton Bassett East (Worst) 26972/32845
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