Moving to Upton upon Severn, Worcestershire? What you need to know

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Moving to Upton upon Severn, Worcestershire - What you need to know

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

Crime in Upton upon Severn

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 Upton upon Severn. 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
Ryall 12
Holly Green 12
Tunnel Hill 9
Upper Ham 9
Baughton 5
Earls Croome 4
Newbridge Green 1
Church End 1
Hanley Castle 1
Uckinghall 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Upton upon Severn. 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 Upton upon Severn. 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
Powick 20697/32845
Upton and Hanley 21239/32845
Tewkesbury North & Twyning 22857/32845
Chase 23608/32845
Bredon 28909/32845
Ripple 28926/32845
Tewkesbury East 29859/32845
Northway 31478/32845
Pickersleigh (Worst) 8142/32845
Reader Opinion:

Cheltenham: For people who like Waitrose and gushing about their salary

Your Health in Upton upon Severn

If you are thinking of moving to Upton upon Severn, 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 Upton upon Severn 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
Malvern Hills (Upton upon Severn) 1.36% 3.94% 14.06% 35.07% 45.57%
Worcester 1.03% 3.83% 12.78% 34.93% 47.44%
Cheltenham 0.85% 3.14% 11.78% 34.32% 49.91%
Tewkesbury 0.99% 3.3% 12.46% 35.61% 47.64%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Pickersleigh (Best) 13923/32845
Tewkesbury South 15025/32845
Chase 18192/32845
Upton and Hanley 19313/32845
Northway 19851/32845
Tewkesbury North & Twyning 20844/32845
Powick 23173/32845
Ripple 24243/32845
Tewkesbury East 28271/32845
Bredon (Worst) 28831/32845
Reader Opinion:

Tewkesbury, sounds posher than it is.

Deprivation in Upton upon Severn

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 Upton upon Severn. 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
Upton and Hanley (Best) 13177/32845
Tewkesbury South 14458/32845
Ripple 18069/32845
Northway 19963/32845
Powick 20654/32845
Chase 21354/32845
Tewkesbury North & Twyning 22950/32845
Tewkesbury East 28503/32845
Bredon 30292/32845
Pickersleigh (Worst) 7762/32845

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