Quedgeley Crime Overview

Quedgeley is among the top 10 safest small towns in Gloucestershire, and is the 121st safest overall out of Gloucestershire's 314 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Quedgeley in 2020 was 25 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Gloucestershire's overall crime rate, coming in 89% lower than the Gloucestershire rate of 46 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Quedgeley is the 70th safest small town, and the 3,665th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In December 2020, Quedgeley was the worst small town in Gloucestershire for shoplifting, with 11 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.50 per 1,000 inhabitants. October 2019 was also a bad month for Quedgeley residents, when it was Gloucestershire's most dangerous small town for possession of weapons, recording 2 crimes at a rate of 0.09 per 1,000 residents. Quedgeley recorded 2 reports of other crime during January 2019, making its crime rate of 0.09 the worst small town for other crime in Gloucestershire that month.

The most common crimes in Quedgeley are violence and sexual offences, with 229 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 10. This is 10% lower than 2019's figure of 251 offences and a difference of 1.00 from 2019's crime rate of 11. Quedgeley's least common crime is robbery, with 3 offences recorded in 2020, a decrease of 100% from 2019's figure of 6 crimes.

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Crime in Quedgeley Compared To Gloucestershire

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Summary of Crimes in Quedgeley This Year

 QuedgeleyGloucestershire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour78235.5330,53933.127% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft70.328520.92188% safer
Burglary291.322,9043.15139% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson863.915,1605.6043% safer
Drugs180.821,6541.79118% safer
Other Crime140.648370.9142% safer
Other Theft190.863,6423.95359% safer
Possession of Weapons40.182980.3278% safer
Public Order482.184,1194.47105% safer
Robbery30.143880.42200% safer
Shoplifting663.002,8023.041.3% safer
Vehicle Crime170.773,1973.47351% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences22910.4016,82218.2475% safer

Quedgeley Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Charlton Kings16115.3360% safer
Mangotsfield Rural24316.8945% safer
Bitton22323.693.5% safer
Brockworth21624.062.0% safer
Churchdown27724.221.3% safer
Quedgeley54024.53-
Bishop's Cleeve34625.202.7% more dangerous
Downend and Bromley Heath31725.222.7% more dangerous
Cam22926.588% more dangerous
Bradley Stoke65230.1919% more dangerous
Winterbourne35737.1434% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Quedgeley

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Recent Crimes in Quedgeley

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
August 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Apperley DriveUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Blackthorn GardensUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Flyingdales GardenUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Goshawk RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
August 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Bampton Castle WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
August 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Sabre CloseAction to be taken by another organisation
August 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Tirley CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Sims LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
August 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Needham AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021Public orderOn or near Marham DriveUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021ShopliftingOn or near Queen Anne CourtInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
August 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Courtfield RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
August 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Coltishall CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
July 2021Public orderOn or near Coltishall CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
July 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Church DriveUnable to prosecute suspect
July 2021DrugsOn or near Ashleworth GardensFormal action is not in the public interest
July 2021Vehicle crimeOn or near Lanham GardensUnable to prosecute suspect
July 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Lanham GardensUnable to prosecute suspect
July 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Lanham GardensUnable to prosecute suspect
July 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Chapel GardensFormal action is not in the public interest

Quedgeley Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour19161736Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.590.590.360.32Safer
Burglary1.41.92.01.3Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson4.63.03.43.9Getting worse
Drugs0.270.450.860.82Getting worse
Other Crime0.320.320.230.64Getting worse
Other Theft1.82.02.70.86Safer
Possession of Weapons0.090.050.140.18Getting worse
Public Order0.910.681.52.2Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.090.180.270.14Safer
Shoplifting3.01.82.03.0Getting worse
Vehicle Crime2.02.81.60.77Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences791110Getting worse

Changes In Quedgeley's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Quedgeley to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Quedgeley24.53-
Barnet67.7164% more dangerous
Coventry77.4168% more dangerous
Croydon83.2271% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8171% more dangerous
Bristol86.2172% more dangerous
Leicester97.4475% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8776% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2877% more dangerous
Bradford133.0282% more dangerous
Leeds137.1082% more dangerous

Crime in Quedgeley's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Quedgeley North22731Second
Quedgeley South91362First

Crime in Quedgeley During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Quedgeley change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in December, when Quedgeley saw a 1,000% increase in shoplifting. Quedgeley saw a large fall in public order during October, when it fell by 86% compared to October in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+30%+344%+217%+230%+76%+96%+132%+162%+267%+165%
Bicycle Theft----------
Burglary--75%-50%--25%-75%-83%-67%+50%-50%
Criminal Damage and Arson+100%-75%-29%-75%+20%+75%--30%+80%-67%
Drugs-----67%-----
Other Crime----------
Other Theft--80%--75%-40%-83%-50%-67%-75%-
Possession of Weapons--------50%--
Public Order+33%+300%-+100%--67%-80%-86%+100%-50%
Robbery----+200%-----
Shoplifting--33%--17%-83%--+150%+150%+1,000%
Vehicle Crime---50%--50%-75%--67%--
Violence and Sexual Offences-25%-30%-27%+40%-44%-46%-11%-57%+21%-16%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Quedgeley

What police force serves Quedgeley?
Quedgeley's local territorial police force is the Gloucestershire Constabulary.
How dangerous is Quedgeley?
Quedgeley is among the top 10 safest small towns in Gloucestershire.
What is Quedgeley's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Quedgeley are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Quedgeley?
Quedgeley's least common crime is robbery (inc. mugging).

Last updated: 05 Oct 2021