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Crime and Safety in Up Holland

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Up Holland is among the top 10 safest small towns in Lancashire, and is the 90th most dangerous overall out of Lancashire's 236 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Up Holland in 2021 was 41 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Lancashire's overall crime rate, coming in 88% lower than the Lancashire rate of 77 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Up Holland is the 207th safest small town, and the 4,552nd most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In July 2020, Up Holland was the worst small town in Lancashire for robbery, with 4 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.53 per 1,000 inhabitants. October 2017 was also a bad month for Up Holland residents, when it was Lancashire's most dangerous small town for possession of weapons, recording 1 crime at a rate of 0.13 per 1,000 residents.

The most common crimes in Up Holland are violence and sexual offences, with 157 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 21. This is 17% higher than 2020's figure of 130 offences and a difference of 3.57 from 2020's crime rate of 17. Up Holland's least common crimes are possession of weapons, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, a decrease of 200% from 2020's figure of 3 crimes.

Up Holland 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 10 Safest

Small Towns, Lancashire

25% lower, regional crime rate

North West

86% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Up Holland is 25% lower than the North West and 86% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Up Holland Crime Rate Over Time

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Up Holland Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Up Holland 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 Up Holland

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202141310
202037283
201933251
201836275
201738288
201641308

Crime in Up Holland Compared To Lancashire

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Summary of Crimes in Up Holland This Year

 Up HollandLancashire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour20426.9972,68948.18 79% safer
Burglary293.846,4544.28 11% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson374.8914,1829.40 92% safer
Drugs50.662,5121.66 152% safer
Other Crime162.123,1312.08 1.9% more dangerous
Other Theft192.519,2886.16 145% safer
Possession of Weapons10.131,1540.76 485% safer
Public Order151.989,6316.38 222% safer
Robbery10.138100.54 315% safer
Shoplifting81.065,8893.90 268% safer
Vehicle Crime222.916,0334.00 37% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences15720.7755,91037.06 78% safer

Up Holland Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Padiham161.582496% safer
Aughton17421.7189% safer
Longton25933.2223% safer
Burscough35937.2210% safer
Euxton51539.264.5% safer
Up Holland31041.01-
Penwortham93541.070.15% more dangerous
Longridge34041.390.92% more dangerous
Heysham68041.400.94% more dangerous
Thornton84842.363.2% more dangerous
Poulton-le-Fylde77142.573.7% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Up Holland

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Recent Crimes in Up Holland

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Mayfield RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022BurglaryOn or near Parking AreaOffender given a caution
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Galloway DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Chequer LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022BurglaryOn or near Hall GreenOffender given a caution
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Brandon CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Dearden WayUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near College RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Grasmere AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Higher ViewInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Brandon CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Dearden WayFurther investigation is not in the public interest
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Parking AreaUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Parsonage CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Millgreen CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Other crimeOn or near Pedestrian SubwayUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Sandford RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Tontine RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Up Holland Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour15173727 Getting worse
Burglary572.63.8 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson3.72.964.9 Getting worse
Drugs0.660.531.80.66 Getting worse
Other Crime0.131.11.12.1 Getting worse
Other Theft2.82.62.52.5 Safer
Possession of Weapons-0.130.400.13 Safer
Public Order1.71.31.82.0 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)-0.660.660.13 Safer
Shoplifting2.20.660.791.1 Safer
Vehicle Crime4.12.82.52.9 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences15131721 Getting worse

Changes In Up Holland's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Up Holland's Green Spaces

We only display green spaces in Up Holland that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2021.

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Chequer Lane Playing Fields242-14731

Comparing Up Holland to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Up Holland41.01-
Barnet67.0839% more dangerous
Croydon82.4850% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0554% more dangerous
Bristol90.5255% more dangerous
Coventry102.2460% more dangerous
Leicester111.5963% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0667% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6468% more dangerous
Bradford132.2869% more dangerous
Leeds150.9473% more dangerous

Crime in Up Holland's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Upholland35747First

Crime in Up Holland During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Up Holland change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in June, when Up Holland saw a 567% increase in anti-social behaviour. Up Holland saw a large fall in burglary during May, when it fell by 91% compared to May in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+89%+275%+27%+567%+43%+78%+333%+130%+100%+44%
Burglary-80%-33%-91%+300%-89%-71%---33%-80%
Criminal Damage and Arson+33%+50%-50%+500%+150%+200%+400%-67%--
Drugs----------
Other Crime--+100%-------
Other Theft-50%-50%-+400%----50%+100%-
Possession of Weapons----------
Public Order---+100%+300%-----
Robbery----+300%--50%---
Shoplifting--------33%--
Vehicle Crime--+50%+100%-50%---67%-67%-
Violence and Sexual Offences+78%-40%-56%+38%+60%-25%+10%-29%+140%-9%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Up Holland

What police force serves Up Holland?
Up Holland's local territorial police force is the Lancashire Constabulary.

How dangerous is Up Holland?
Up Holland is among the top 10 safest small towns in Lancashire.

What is Up Holland's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Up Holland are violence and sexual offences.

What is the least common crime in Up Holland?
Up Holland's least common crimes are possession of weapons.

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