Moving to Wendover, Buckinghamshire? What you need to know

Moving to Wendover, Buckinghamshire - What you need to know
Moving to Wendover, Buckinghamshire - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Wendover a nice place to live?'' 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 Wendover 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 Wendover truly a nice place to live, or are Aylesbury, Princes Risborough and Tring a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Wendover

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of February 2021 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Wendover. 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.

Policing Area Voilent Crimes
Aston Clinton 7
Bye Green 4
Halton 2
North Lee 2
Terrick 2
Bucklandwharf 1
Little London near Wendover 1
Dunsmore 1
Butler’s Cross 0
Coombe 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Bedgrove (Best) 28044/32845
Icknield 27548/32845
Wendover & Halton 26999/32845
Cholesbury, The Lee and Bellingdon 26615/32845
Tring West and Rural 25435/32845
Aston Clinton & Stoke Mandeville 24677/32845
Tring East 21583/32845
Mandeville & Elm Farm 21544/32845
Tring Central 20115/32845
Walton Court & Hawkslade (Worst) 18539/32845
Reader Opinion:

Tring: So what has changed?

Your Health in Wendover

If you are thinking of moving to Wendover, 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 Wendover compares to its neighbouring local authorities. People were asked to rate their current health from very bad to very good;

Town Very Bad Bad
Aylesbury Vale (Wendover) 0.78% 2.68%
Wycombe 0.78% 2.71%
South Oxfordshire 0.73% 2.62%
Chiltern 0.7% 2.52%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Cholesbury, The Lee and Bellingdon (Best) 32767/32845
Tring East 31749/32845
Bedgrove 30408/32845
Icknield 30230/32845
Tring West and Rural 29773/32845
Wendover & Halton 29598/32845
Aston Clinton & Stoke Mandeville 28652/32845
Tring Central 28326/32845
Mandeville & Elm Farm 25671/32845
Walton Court & Hawkslade (Worst) 19259/32845
Reader Opinion:

Aylesbury: eyesore concrete jungle

Deprivation in Wendover

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 Wendover. 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
Bedgrove (Best) 31414/32845
Tring East 30008/32845
Wendover & Halton 29164/32845
Aston Clinton & Stoke Mandeville 29093/32845
Tring West and Rural 27660/32845
Icknield 26755/32845
Mandeville & Elm Farm 26520/32845
Tring Central 26346/32845
Cholesbury, The Lee and Bellingdon 25182/32845
Walton Court & Hawkslade (Worst) 17889/32845

Average rent in Wendover

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Wendover are dated September 2021. They are split into three figures, the lower quartile, mean and upper quartile. If you recieve housing benefit or the housing benefit section of Universal Credit, the lower quartile is at the top limit of what would be affordable. The mean is the average you'd expect to pay for a rental property and the upper quartile is the average rental cost of the most expensive 25% of properties in Wendover.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Wendover

If you are thinking of moving to Wendover, you'll want to know how much you can earn in a job in the town. The government publish regular statistics on gross weekly pay and pay per hour.


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