Culcheth and Glazebury Crime Overview

Culcheth and Glazebury is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Cheshire, and is the 94th most dangerous overall out of Cheshire's 343 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Culcheth and Glazebury in 2020 was 47 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Cheshire's overall crime rate, coming in 56% lower than the Cheshire rate of 73 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Culcheth and Glazebury is the 345th safest small town, and the 3,434th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In December 2020, Culcheth and Glazebury was the worst small town in Cheshire for possession of weapons, with 1 crime reported and a crime rate of 0.12 per 1,000 inhabitants. November 2020 was also a bad month for Culcheth and Glazebury residents, when it was Cheshire's most dangerous small town for robbery, recording 3 crimes at a rate of 0.35 per 1,000 residents. Culcheth and Glazebury recorded 9 reports of burglary during December 2019, making its crime rate of 1.0 the worst small town for burglary in Cheshire that month.

The most common crimes in Culcheth and Glazebury are violence and sexual offences, with 197 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 23. This is 11% higher than 2019's figure of 175 offences and a difference of 2.57 from 2019's crime rate of 21. Culcheth and Glazebury's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, a decrease of 800% from 2019's figure of 9 crimes.

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Crime in Culcheth and Glazebury Compared To Cheshire

Summary of Crimes in Culcheth and Glazebury This Year

 Culcheth and GlazeburyCheshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour15017.5827,84026.1048% safer
Bicycle Theft10.121,1161.05775% safer
Burglary343.983,3943.1820% more dangerous
Criminal Damage and Arson354.107,6827.2076% safer
Drugs30.351,6241.52334% safer
Other Crime60.701,5201.43104% safer
Other Theft192.234,7224.4399% safer
Possession of Weapons10.123230.30150% safer
Public Order627.2712,45111.6761% safer
Robbery40.473770.3526% more dangerous
Shoplifting222.584,4104.1360% safer
Vehicle Crime141.642,3322.1934% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences19723.0837,42735.0952% safer

Culcheth and Glazebury Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Poynton-with-Worth48034.2336% safer
Burtonwood and Westbrook41136.7827% safer
Bollington34843.976% safer
Birchwood46445.223.1% safer
Neston69945.811.8% safer
Culcheth and Glazebury39846.64-
Lymm59346.660.04% more dangerous
Frodsham43547.431.7% more dangerous
Alsager58948.223.3% more dangerous
Sandbach1,12754.3014% more dangerous
Knutsford75357.5019% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Culcheth and Glazebury

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Culcheth and Glazebury Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour24221418Safer
Bicycle Theft0.470.941.00.12Safer
Burglary4.74.464.0Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson6664.1Safer
Drugs1.01.20.940.35Safer
Other Crime0.470.700.700.70Getting worse
Other Theft5662.2Safer
Possession of Weapons-0.59-0.12Safer
Public Order91067Safer
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.120.120.230.47Getting worse
Shoplifting2.92.73.32.6Safer
Vehicle Crime3.84.74.61.6Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences15172123Getting worse

Changes In Culcheth and Glazebury's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Culcheth and Glazebury to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Culcheth and Glazebury46.64-
Barnet67.7131% more dangerous
Coventry77.4140% more dangerous
Croydon83.2244% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8146% more dangerous
Bristol86.2146% more dangerous
Leicester97.4452% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8755% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2857% more dangerous
Bradford133.0265% more dangerous
Leeds137.1066% more dangerous

Crime in Culcheth and Glazebury's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Culcheth West & Croft32745First

Crime in Culcheth and Glazebury During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Culcheth and Glazebury change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in September, when Culcheth and Glazebury saw a 700% increase in anti-social behaviour. Culcheth and Glazebury saw a large fall in shoplifting during December, when it fell by 90% compared to December in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-+25%-36%+13%+125%-+700%+67%+54%+171%
Bicycle Theft----50%------
Burglary+200%+33%-33%-67%-60%-75%---67%-
Criminal Damage and Arson---40%-25%--25%-67%-56%+50%-20%
Drugs------50%----
Other Crime----------
Other Theft-40%-50%+33%--25%---83%--89%
Public Order-43%+33%+50%+100%-33%+75%--25%+40%+25%
Robbery----------
Shoplifting+400%---+200%+300%---67%-90%
Vehicle Crime--60%----50%--90%--
Violence and Sexual Offences--+314%-38%-13%-19%+125%+44%--52%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Culcheth and Glazebury

What police force serves Culcheth and Glazebury?
Culcheth and Glazebury's local territorial police force is the Cheshire Constabulary.
How dangerous is Culcheth and Glazebury?
Culcheth and Glazebury is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Cheshire.
What is Culcheth and Glazebury's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Culcheth and Glazebury are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Culcheth and Glazebury?
Culcheth and Glazebury's least common crime is bicycle theft.

Last updated: 07 May 2021