Moving to Walton on Thames, Surrey? What you need to know

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Moving to Walton on Thames, Surrey - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Walton on Thames in Surrey? 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 Walton on Thames 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 Walton on Thames the land of milk and honey or are Esher, Kingston upon Thames and Weybridge a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Walton on Thames

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of November 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Walton on Thames. 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-on-Thames 54
Ashley Park 49
Rydens 46
Field Common 35
Hersham 28
Oatlands Park 25
Upper Halliford 20
Shepperton 18
Shepperton Green 18
Lower Halliford 16

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

Ward Average rank in England
Halliford and Sunbury West (Best) 12667/32845
Walton North 12913/32845
Addlestone South 14281/32845
Walton Central 14679/32845
Walton South 16858/32845
Weybridge Riverside 17119/32845
Shepperton Town 18881/32845
Hersham Village 19014/32845
Sunbury East 20007/32845
Oatlands and Burwood Park (Worst) 25584/32845
Reader Opinion:

Hinchley Wood (Clarkson was right)

Your Health in Walton on Thames

If you are thinking of moving to Walton on Thames, 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 Walton on Thames 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
Richmond upon Thames 0.75% 2.47% 8.91% 30.53% 57.34%
Kingston upon Thames 0.79% 2.77% 10.26% 33.49% 52.69%
Elmbridge (Walton on Thames) 0.66% 2.46% 9.44% 30.99% 56.45%
Spelthorne 0.87% 3.23% 12.04% 35.82% 48.04%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Addlestone South (Best) 23678/32845
Halliford and Sunbury West 25068/32845
Walton North 25227/32845
Shepperton Town 26182/32845
Sunbury East 28123/32845
Hersham Village 28457/32845
Walton South 29620/32845
Weybridge Riverside 29964/32845
Oatlands and Burwood Park 30707/32845
Walton Central (Worst) 31644/32845
Reader Opinion:

Weybridge: a quaint commuter belt town, ruined!

Deprivation in Walton on Thames

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 Walton on Thames. 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
Walton North (Best) 19920/32845
Addlestone South 20201/32845
Halliford and Sunbury West 20610/32845
Hersham Village 24555/32845
Shepperton Town 25709/32845
Walton South 27816/32845
Sunbury East 28124/32845
Oatlands and Burwood Park 28608/32845
Weybridge Riverside 28629/32845
Walton Central (Worst) 28998/32845

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