Moving to Whitchurch, Hampshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Whitchurch, Hampshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Whitchurch in Hampshire? 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 Whitchurch 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 Whitchurch the land of milk and honey or are Andover, Basingstoke and Tadley a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Whitchurch

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 Whitchurch. 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
Foxdown 9
Ashe 6
Cole Henley 3
St Mary Bourne 2
Freefolk 1
Southington 1
Longparish 0
Tufton 0
Egbury 0
Forton 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Andover St Mary's (Best) 11080/32845
Andover Winton 19290/32845
Bourne Valley 20855/32845
Harewood 21074/32845
Overton, Laverstoke and Steventon 21363/32845
Andover Millway 23716/32845
Oakley and North Waltham 25216/32845
Whitchurch 28069/32845
Andover Romans 7081/32845
Reader Opinion:

Salisbury: hole of Wiltshire

Your Health in Whitchurch

If you are thinking of moving to Whitchurch, 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 Whitchurch 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
Basingstoke and Deane (Whitchurch) 0.74% 2.72% 10.76% 35.11% 50.68%
Eastleigh 0.87% 3.05% 11.61% 35.3% 49.17%
Test Valley 0.8% 2.97% 11.62% 34.59% 50.02%
Winchester 0.74% 2.69% 10.6% 32.78% 53.2%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Andover Romans (Best) 14577/32845
Andover St Mary's 19780/32845
Andover Winton 23680/32845
Andover Millway 24997/32845
Whitchurch 26489/32845
Bourne Valley 27040/32845
Oakley and North Waltham 27189/32845
Overton, Laverstoke and Steventon 28741/32845
Harewood 30309/32845
Reader Opinion:

Andover - The town where dreams are made & then shattered!

Deprivation in Whitchurch

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 Whitchurch. 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
Andover Romans (Best) 11086/32845
Andover St Mary's 15476/32845
Bourne Valley 18793/32845
Harewood 20752/32845
Andover Winton 24641/32845
Andover Millway 26528/32845
Oakley and North Waltham 28030/32845
Overton, Laverstoke and Steventon 28178/32845
Whitchurch 29191/32845

Top 10 worst places to live in England 2020






  1. Whitchurch (Wem): The abyss of Shropshire

    Whitchurch (Wem): The abyss of Shropshire

  2. Bartley (New Forest) between the **** capital of Totton, and the posh man’s village Lyndhurst

    Bartley (New Forest) between the **** capital of Totton, and the posh man’s village Lyndhurst

  3. The vast wart on the backside of humanity that is Aldershot

    The vast wart on the backside of humanity that is Aldershot

  4. Thornhill, Southampton – majority of the female population have more kids than teeth

    Thornhill, Southampton – majority of the female population have more kids than teeth

  5. Romsey pretends to be a nice place

    Romsey pretends to be a nice place

  6. Eastleigh, an armpit of a town

    Eastleigh, an armpit of a town

  7. Headley Down, show me a town where teenagers don’t try and bum **** off you

    Headley Down, show me a town where teenagers don’t try and bum **** off you

  8. Waterlooville – Ghost Town

    Waterlooville – Ghost Town

  9. Andover, stay away from this abysmal little town

    Andover, stay away from this abysmal little town