Moving to Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire? What you need to know

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Moving to Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire? 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 Tewkesbury 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 Tewkesbury the land of milk and honey or are Cheltenham, Netherton and Upton upon Severn a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Tewkesbury

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 Tewkesbury. 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
Walton Cardiff 23
Tewkesbury 22
Mitton 20
Northway 15
Ashchurch 15
Avon 11
Bredon’s Hardwick 5
Shuthonger 4
Bushley 4
Homedowns 3

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

Ward Average rank in England
Tewkesbury South (Best) 16599/32845
Tewkesbury North & Twyning 22857/32845
South Bredon Hill 24356/32845
Severn Vale North 27192/32845
Cleeve West 27448/32845
Bredon 28909/32845
Ripple 28926/32845
Tewkesbury East 29859/32845
Cleeve Grange 29933/32845
Northway (Worst) 31478/32845
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Your Health in Tewkesbury

If you are thinking of moving to Tewkesbury, 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 Tewkesbury 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
Gloucester 1.1% 3.79% 13.09% 35.46% 46.56%
Worcester 1.03% 3.83% 12.78% 34.93% 47.44%
Cheltenham 0.85% 3.14% 11.78% 34.32% 49.91%
Tewkesbury (Tewkesbury) 0.99% 3.3% 12.46% 35.61% 47.64%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Tewkesbury South (Best) 15025/32845
Northway 19851/32845
Tewkesbury North & Twyning 20844/32845
Cleeve Grange 23775/32845
Ripple 24243/32845
Cleeve West 25704/32845
Tewkesbury East 28271/32845
South Bredon Hill 28749/32845
Bredon 28831/32845
Severn Vale North (Worst) 28844/32845
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Deprivation in Tewkesbury

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 Tewkesbury. 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
Tewkesbury South (Best) 14458/32845
Ripple 18069/32845
Severn Vale North 19449/32845
Northway 19963/32845
Tewkesbury North & Twyning 22950/32845
South Bredon Hill 24432/32845
Cleeve West 26745/32845
Cleeve Grange 27709/32845
Tewkesbury East 28503/32845
Bredon (Worst) 30292/32845

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