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Crime and Safety in Quedgeley

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Quedgeley is among the top 5 most dangerous small towns in Gloucestershire, and is the 35th most dangerous overall out of Gloucestershire's 305 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Quedgeley in 2021 was 62 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to Gloucestershire's overall crime rate, coming in 15% higher than the Gloucestershire rate of 52 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Quedgeley is the 341st most dangerous small town, and the 2,095th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In December 2021, Quedgeley was the worst small town in Gloucestershire for drugs, with 15 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.68 per 1,000 inhabitants. September 2021 was also a bad month for Quedgeley residents, when it was Gloucestershire's most dangerous small town for criminal damage and arson, recording 19 crimes at a rate of 0.86 per 1,000 residents. Quedgeley recorded 4 reports of other crime during December 2021, making its crime rate of 0.18 the worst small town for other crime in Gloucestershire that month.

The most common crimes in Quedgeley are violence and sexual offences, with 677 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 31. This is 29% higher than 2020's figure of 482 offences and a difference of 8.86 from 2020's crime rate of 22. Quedgeley's least common crime is robbery, with 4 offences recorded in 2021, a decrease of 150% from 2020's figure of 10 crimes.

Quedgeley 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 5 Most Dangerous

Small Towns, Gloucestershire

4.8% higher, regional crime rate

South West

24% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Quedgeley is 4.8% higher than the South West and 24% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Quedgeley Crime Rate Over Time

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Incidents mapped in Quedgeley 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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Historical Crime Rates for Quedgeley

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
2021621,358
2020521,143
2019551,212
2018471,042
2017481,048
201642934

Crime in Quedgeley Compared To Gloucestershire

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Summary of Crimes in Quedgeley This Year

 QuedgeleyGloucestershire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour83838.0723,89225.91 32% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft90.415800.63 54% safer
Burglary341.542,7522.98 94% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson1526.915,4295.89 15% more dangerous
Drugs1165.271,4101.53 71% more dangerous
Other Crime341.541,1551.25 19% more dangerous
Other Theft823.733,7584.08 9% safer
Possession of Weapons70.323200.35 9% safer
Public Order1225.544,9695.39 2.7% more dangerous
Robbery40.183450.37 106% safer
Shoplifting904.092,8243.06 25% more dangerous
Theft From the Person50.232060.22 4.3% more dangerous
Vehicle Crime261.182,3272.52 114% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences67730.7622,24024.12 22% more dangerous

Quedgeley Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Stonehouse44455.2912% safer
Brockworth49955.5811% safer
Coleford50855.6411% safer
Cirencester1,18560.162.5% safer
Cinderford55861.650.06% safer
Quedgeley1,35861.69-
Tewkesbury73064.183.9% more dangerous
Patchway1,06775.8019% more dangerous
Filton1,10997.9037% more dangerous
Stroud1,37099.0738% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Quedgeley

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Recent Crimes in Quedgeley

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Parking AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Tidswell CloseLocal resolution
April 2022Public orderOn or near Coltishall CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Chivenor WayUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022RobberyOn or near Wattisham RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Headley CourtUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near Deerhurst PlaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Davillian CourtInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Henlow DriveUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Valley GardensUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Coltishall CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Other theftOn or near Jessop CourtUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Olympus ParkInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Tidswell CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Coltishall CloseAction to be taken by another organisation
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Topcliffe StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Parking AreaUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Overbrook RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Coltishall CloseAction to be taken by another organisation
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Taylors GroundUnable to prosecute suspect

Quedgeley Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour27285438 Getting worse
Bicycle Theft1.10.590.590.41 Safer
Burglary3.63.82.11.5 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson7777 Safer
Drugs2.64.055 Getting worse
Other Crime0.680.731.31.5 Getting worse
Other Theft3.93.92.33.7 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.050.590.550.32No change
Public Order1.43.94.06 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.230.410.450.18 Safer
Shoplifting4.65.04.84.1 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.230.09-0.23 Getting worse
Vehicle Crime4.62.81.81.2 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences18232231 Getting worse

Changes In Quedgeley's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Quedgeley to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Quedgeley61.69-
Barnet67.088% more dangerous
Croydon82.4825% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0531% more dangerous
Bristol90.5232% more dangerous
Coventry102.2440% more dangerous
Leicester111.5945% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0650% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6452% more dangerous
Bradford132.2853% more dangerous
Leeds150.9459% more dangerous

Crime in Quedgeley's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Quedgeley North27337Second
Quedgeley South1,08073First

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 November, when Quedgeley saw a 400% increase in other crime. Quedgeley saw a large fall in other theft during April, when it fell by 88% compared to April in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+21%+266%+184%+98%+57%+50%+42%+124%+176%+105%
Bicycle Theft-----67%-----
Burglary-63%-67%-67%-75%+13%-33%-67%-38%+33%-25%
Criminal Damage and Arson+29%-29%-57%-44%-24%-26%+100%+15%+9%-10%
Drugs+11%+33%+100%+22%+50%+100%+17%--11%+75%
Other Crime-+100%-50%-67%--+100%-+400%+100%
Other Theft+50%-88%-33%-67%--78%+40%-67%-50%-33%
Possession of Weapons-33%-----+200%---
Public Order+14%+100%-+40%+50%-38%-33%-47%+50%-
Robbery----+150%-50%----
Shoplifting+400%-67%-42%-17%-13%-10%+7%-13%+18%+114%
Vehicle Crime-60%--50%-80%+100%-58%+100%-71%-33%-50%
Violence and Sexual Offences-3%-10%-30%+37%-26%-45%-27%-36%+11%+23%

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 5 most dangerous 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).

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