Slough is the most dangerous major towns in Berkshire, and is the second most dangerous overall out of Berkshire's 107 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Slough in 2021 was 100 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to Berkshire's overall crime rate, coming in 25% higher than the Berkshire rate of 75 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Slough is the 34th most dangerous major town, and the 580th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.
In December 2021, Slough had the worst crime rate in Berkshire for burglary, with 81 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.51 per 1,000 inhabitants. October 2021 was also a bad month for Slough residents, when it was Berkshire's most dangerous area for drugs, recording 45 crimes at a rate of 0.28 per 1,000 residents. Slough recorded 24 reports of other crime during November 2021, making its crime rate of 0.15 the worst for other crime in Berkshire that month.
The most common crimes in Slough are violence and sexual offences, with 6,761 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 43. This is 13% higher than 2020's figure of 5,869 offences and a difference of 5.64 from 2020's crime rate of 37. Slough's least common crimes are possession of weapons, with 116 offences recorded in 2021, a decrease of 47% from 2020's figure of 170 crimes.
Major Towns, Berkshire
28% higher, regional crime rate
24% higher, national crime rate
England, Wales & NI
As of 2022, the crime rate in Slough is 28% higher than the South East and 24% higher than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.
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Incidents mapped in Slough represent the time frame between May 2019 and April 2022. Each point on the map represents an area where crimes have been recorded locally.
Last updated: 02 Jun, 2022
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Last updated: 02 Jun, 2022
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|Year||Crime Rate per|
|Anti-Social Behaviour||2,104||13.31||9,477||10.35||22% more dangerous|
|Bicycle Theft||399||2.52||1,671||1.83||27% more dangerous|
|Burglary||627||3.96||2,836||3.10||22% more dangerous|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||1,324||8.37||6,434||7.03||16% more dangerous|
|Drugs||499||3.16||2,450||2.68||15% more dangerous|
|Other Crime||243||1.54||1,076||1.18||23% more dangerous|
|Other Theft||1,146||7.25||5,578||6.09||16% more dangerous|
|Possession of Weapons||116||0.73||550||0.60||18% more dangerous|
|Public Order||2,277||14.40||9,508||10.39||28% more dangerous|
|Robbery||141||0.89||446||0.49||45% more dangerous|
|Shoplifting||578||3.66||3,191||3.49||4.6% more dangerous|
|Theft From the Person||264||1.67||1,078||1.18||29% more dangerous|
|Vehicle Crime||1,498||9.47||5,066||5.54||41% more dangerous|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||6,761||42.75||29,003||31.69||26% more dangerous|
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|April 2022||Other theft||On or near Newchurch Road||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Supermarket||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Further/Higher Educational Building||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Other theft||On or near Blair Road||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Public order||On or near Parking Area||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near High Street||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Shopping Area||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Public order||On or near Queensmere Observatory||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Public order||On or near Courtlands Avenue||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Bicycle theft||On or near Parking Area||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Chichester Court||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Other theft||On or near High Street||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Vehicle crime||On or near Maplin Park||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Everard Avenue||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Littlebrook Avenue||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Pepys Close||Offender given a caution|
|April 2022||Vehicle crime||On or near Newchurch Road||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Public order||On or near Pedestrian Subway||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Public order||On or near William Street||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Vehicle crime||On or near Parking Area||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||10||9||9||8||Safer|
|Other Crime||1.3||1.6||1.7||1.5||Getting worse|
|Possession of Weapons||0.95||0.99||1.1||0.73||Safer|
|Public Order||4.4||4.6||7||14||Getting worse|
|Robbery (inc. mugging)||1.6||1.3||1.1||0.89||Safer|
|Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)||1.5||1.3||1.6||1.7||Getting worse|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||28||31||37||43||Getting worse|
We only display green spaces in Slough that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2021.
|Name||ASB||Drugs||Public Order||Robbery||VSO||All Others||Crimes per Hectare|
|Granville Playing Field||-||-||-||-||1||0||0.18|
|Major Town||Crime Rate||Rate Difference|
|Coventry||102.24||1.8% more dangerous|
|Leicester||111.59||10% more dangerous|
|Liverpool||123.06||18% more dangerous|
|Birmingham||129.64||23% more dangerous|
|Bradford||132.28||24% more dangerous|
|Leeds||150.94||33% more dangerous|
Chalvey is the most dangerous neighbourhood in Slough, followed by Manor Park in second place, and Stoke Road & Wexham Road as the third most dangerous area. Slough's safest neighbourhoods are, in order, Cippenham Green, Haymill & Lynch Hill, and Langley St Mary's.
|Neighbourhood||Crime Count||Crime Rate||Danger Rank|
|Baylis & Stoke||999||87||Seventh|
|Haymill & Lynch Hill||829||83||Eighth|
|Langley St Mary's||716||77||Ninth|
|Stoke Road & Wexham Road||1,703||127||Third|
Showing the safest and most dangerous parts of Slough for specific criminal activity, with crime count and rate shown in brackets.
|Crime Type||Safest Neighbourhood||Most Dangerous Neighbourhood|
|Anti-Social Behaviour||Baylis & Stoke (107)||Chalvey (318)|
|Bicycle Theft||Langley Foxborough (4)||Stoke Road & Wexham Road (103)|
|Burglary||Langley Kederminster (18)||Manor Park (72)|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||Cippenham Green (59)||Chalvey (196)|
|Drugs||Langley St Mary's (17)||Stoke Road & Wexham Road (62)|
|Other Crime||Langley Kederminster (9)||Manor Park (37)|
|Other Theft||Langley Kederminster (47)||Stoke Road & Wexham Road (148)|
|Possession of Weapons||Langley St Mary's (2)||Chalvey (23)|
|Public Order||Cippenham Green (92)||Chalvey (341)|
|Robbery (inc. mugging)||Haymill & Lynch Hill (2)||Chalvey (39)|
|Shoplifting||Langley St Mary's (6)||Manor Park (97)|
|Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)||Haymill & Lynch Hill (2)||Stoke Road & Wexham Road (44)|
|Vehicle Crime||Cippenham Green (61)||Manor Park (134)|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||Langley St Mary's (295)||Chalvey (954)|
Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Slough change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in July, when Slough saw a 155% increase in theft from the person. Slough saw a large fall in shoplifting during April, when it fell by 65% compared to April in 2019. Rates of other theft and shoplifting both fell year-on-year for every month during Slough's lockdown.
|Criminal Damage and Arson||-24%||-21%||+1%||-6%||+5%||-4%||-2%||+12%||+47%||+2%|
|Possession of Weapons||+8%||-31%||+138%||+25%||+14%||+64%||-44%||-62%||+22%||+50%|
|Theft From the Person||-35%||-24%||-6%||+92%||+155%||+6%||+8%||+108%||+41%||-24%|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||+6%||-4%||+12%||+35%||+9%||+28%||+34%||+12%||+32%||-2%|