Moving to Weybridge, Surrey? What you need to know

Moving to Weybridge, Surrey - What you need to know
Moving to Weybridge, Surrey - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Weybridge 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 Weybridge 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 Weybridge truly a nice place to live, or are Chertsey, Kingston upon Thames and Walton on Thames a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Weybridge

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 Weybridge. 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
Chertsey Meads 56
Walton-on-Thames 43
Ham Moor 41
Ashley Park 37
New Haw 34
Brooklands 21
Lower Halliford 16
Shepperton 15
Shepperton Green 15
Oatlands Park 10

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

Ward Average rank in England
Oatlands and Burwood Park (Best) 25584/32845
Ottershaw 19749/32845
Shepperton Town 18881/32845
Weybridge Riverside 17119/32845
New Haw 17098/32845
Walton South 16858/32845
Chertsey Riverside 15052/32845
Walton Central 14679/32845
Addlestone South 14281/32845
Addlestone North (Worst) 14210/32845
Reader Opinion:

Weybridge: a quaint commuter belt town, ruined!

Your Health in Weybridge

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Elmbridge (Weybridge) 0.66% 2.46%
Spelthorne 0.87% 3.23%
Woking 0.77% 2.62%
Runnymede 0.75% 2.94%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Walton Central (Best) 31644/32845
Oatlands and Burwood Park 30707/32845
Weybridge Riverside 29964/32845
Walton South 29620/32845
Shepperton Town 26182/32845
Addlestone North 25449/32845
Ottershaw 25214/32845
New Haw 24707/32845
Addlestone South 23678/32845
Chertsey Riverside (Worst) 21932/32845
Reader Opinion:

Weybridge the wealthy town, but that’s just the council

Deprivation in Weybridge

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 Weybridge. 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 Central (Best) 28998/32845
Weybridge Riverside 28629/32845
Oatlands and Burwood Park 28608/32845
Walton South 27816/32845
Shepperton Town 25709/32845
Ottershaw 24699/32845
New Haw 23873/32845
Addlestone North 20724/32845
Addlestone South 20201/32845
Chertsey Riverside (Worst) 18328/32845

Average rent in Weybridge

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Weybridge 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 Weybridge.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Weybridge

If you are thinking of moving to Weybridge, 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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