Moving to Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Stratford upon Avon in Warwickshire? 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 Stratford upon Avon 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 Stratford upon Avon the land of milk and honey or are Alcester, Henley in Arden and Middle Quinton a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Stratford upon Avon

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 Stratford upon Avon. 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
Stratford-upon-Avon 75
Bishopton 69
Bridge Town 44
Lower Clopton 34
Shottery 19
Tiddington 7
Alveston Hill 7
Drayton 5
Ingon 3
Alveston 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Bishopton (Best) 16543/32845
Hathaway 18895/32845
Shottery 19175/32845
Clopton 20356/32845
Guildhall 20876/32845
Welford-on-Avon 21331/32845
Bridgetown 21469/32845
Tiddington 23438/32845
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Your Health in Stratford upon Avon

If you are thinking of moving to Stratford upon Avon, 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 Stratford upon Avon 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
Warwick 0.93% 3.11% 11.42% 33.94% 50.61%
Wychavon 0.98% 3.71% 13.35% 35.61% 46.36%
Stratford-on-Avon (Stratford upon Avon) 0.88% 3.36% 12.71% 34.83% 48.22%
Redditch 1.23% 4.18% 12.96% 34.86% 46.77%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Clopton (Best) 21805/32845
Hathaway 22641/32845
Guildhall 23406/32845
Shottery 24544/32845
Bishopton 26168/32845
Tiddington 27299/32845
Welford-on-Avon 27679/32845
Bridgetown 27819/32845
Reader Opinion:

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Deprivation in Stratford upon Avon

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 Stratford upon Avon. 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
Clopton (Best) 21359/32845
Hathaway 22197/32845
Welford-on-Avon 23102/32845
Bishopton 23757/32845
Shottery 24156/32845
Guildhall 25798/32845
Bridgetown 28380/32845
Tiddington 28565/32845

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