Moving to Sandhurst, Berkshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Sandhurst, Berkshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Sandhurst 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 Sandhurst 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 Sandhurst the land of milk and honey or are Blackwater and Hawley, Yateley and Camberley a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Sandhurst

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 Sandhurst. 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
Frimley 66
Crawley Hill 64
Camberley 64
College Town 41
York Town 41
Sandhurst 40
Frogmore 28
Little Sandhurst 27
Cricket Hill 22
Crowthorne 21

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

Ward Average rank in England
Town (Best) 15146/32845
Yateley East 17632/32845
Watchetts 18268/32845
St Michaels 19201/32845
Old Dean 21299/32845
Central Sandhurst 24152/32845
Frimley 25682/32845
College Town 29332/32845
Owlsmoor 29815/32845
Little Sandhurst and Wellington (Worst) 31059/32845
Reader Opinion:

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

Your Health in Sandhurst

If you are thinking of moving to Sandhurst, 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 Sandhurst 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
Bracknell Forest (Sandhurst) 0.72% 2.53% 10.06% 34.29% 52.4%
Rushmoor 0.82% 2.8% 10.77% 35.54% 50.07%
Surrey Heath 0.74% 2.49% 10% 33.3% 53.47%
Hart 0.56% 2.08% 9.26% 33.09% 55.01%

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

Ward Average rank in England
St Michaels (Best) 17563/32845
Town 19800/32845
Old Dean 22810/32845
Watchetts 24621/32845
Frimley 24905/32845
Central Sandhurst 26454/32845
Owlsmoor 27617/32845
Yateley East 28943/32845
Little Sandhurst and Wellington 29833/32845
College Town (Worst) 30287/32845
Reader Opinion:

Owlsmoor, Sandhurst: enter at your peril!

Deprivation in Sandhurst

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 Sandhurst. 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
Town (Best) 19488/32845
St Michaels 19640/32845
Old Dean 20162/32845
Watchetts 22829/32845
Frimley 25464/32845
Yateley East 27334/32845
Owlsmoor 27426/32845
Central Sandhurst 27553/32845
College Town 28571/32845
Little Sandhurst and Wellington (Worst) 31323/32845

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