Moving to Windsor, Berkshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Windsor, Berkshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Windsor in Berkshire? 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 Windsor 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 Windsor the land of milk and honey or are Eton, Slough and Egham a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Windsor

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 Windsor. 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
Salt Hill 169
Chalvey 108
Cippenham 62
Eton 58
Spital 43
Boveney 19
South Field 16
Thames 15
Eton Wick 7

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

Ward Average rank in England
Upton (Best) 10167/32845
Eton & Castle 12798/32845
Cippenham Meadows 13348/32845
Cippenham Green 14950/32845
Clewer & Dedworth East 18386/32845
Old Windsor 20544/32845
Clewer East 20815/32845
Clewer & Dedworth West 22379/32845
Central 7286/32845
Chalvey (Worst) 8450/32845
Reader Opinion:

Maidenhead - What an absolute dump

Your Health in Windsor

If you are thinking of moving to Windsor, 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 Windsor 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
Slough 0.99% 3.5% 11.62% 35.99% 47.9%
Wycombe 0.78% 2.71% 10.75% 34.21% 51.55%
Windsor and Maidenhead (Windsor) 0.75% 2.68% 9.85% 32.22% 54.51%
South Bucks 0.84% 2.93% 10.51% 33.3% 52.42%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Chalvey (Best) 10506/32845
Central 14470/32845
Cippenham Meadows 15195/32845
Cippenham Green 16802/32845
Upton 19672/32845
Clewer East 22790/32845
Clewer & Dedworth East 22873/32845
Clewer & Dedworth West 26800/32845
Eton & Castle 28210/32845
Old Windsor (Worst) 29809/32845
Reader Opinion:

High Wycombe aka BTEC Slough

Deprivation in Windsor

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 Windsor. 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
Central (Best) 11022/32845
Cippenham Meadows 13746/32845
Upton 15711/32845
Cippenham Green 17192/32845
Clewer & Dedworth East 22701/32845
Eton & Castle 25934/32845
Clewer East 26018/32845
Clewer & Dedworth West 26493/32845
Old Windsor 28033/32845
Chalvey (Worst) 9268/32845

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