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Crime and Safety in Addlestone, Surrey

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Addlestone is the second most dangerous small towns in Surrey, and is among the top 20 most dangerous overall out of Surrey's 105 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Addlestone in 2021 was 75 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to Surrey's overall crime rate, coming in 35% higher than the Surrey rate of 49 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Addlestone is the 209th most dangerous small town, and the 1,302nd most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In March 2021, Addlestone had the worst crime rate in Surrey for possession of weapons, with 5 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.28 per 1,000 inhabitants. September 2019 was also a bad month for Addlestone residents, when it was Surrey's most dangerous area for robbery, recording 4 crimes at a rate of 0.22 per 1,000 residents.

The most common crimes in Addlestone are violence and sexual offences, with 528 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 29. This is 3.2% lower than 2020's figure of 545 offences and a difference of 0.94 from 2020's crime rate of 30. Addlestone's least common crime is robbery, with 9 offences recorded in 2021, an increase of 44% from 2020's figure of 5 crimes.

Addlestone 2022 Crime Scorecard

Second Most Dangerous

Small Towns, Surrey

4.5% higher, regional crime rate

South East

1.5% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Addlestone is 4.5% higher than the South East and 1.5% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Addlestone Crime Rate Over Time

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Incidents mapped in Addlestone 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 Addlestone

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
2021751,362
2020791,437
2019811,467
2018691,255
2017691,251
2016621,116

Crime in Addlestone Compared To Surrey

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Summary of Crimes in Addlestone This Year

 AddlestoneSurrey 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour55730.8019,44616.26 47% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft241.331,0900.91 32% more dangerous
Burglary754.152,8872.41 42% more dangerous
Criminal Damage and Arson18310.126,4985.43 46% more dangerous
Drugs512.822,0241.69 40% more dangerous
Other Crime221.221,1961.00 18% more dangerous
Other Theft1287.085,0164.19 41% more dangerous
Possession of Weapons130.724560.38 47% more dangerous
Public Order1809.957,6976.44 35% more dangerous
Robbery90.503250.27 46% more dangerous
Shoplifting522.882,8002.34 19% more dangerous
Theft From the Person90.504170.35 30% more dangerous
Vehicle Crime884.874,5303.79 22% more dangerous
Violence and Sexual Offences52829.2023,35019.53 33% more dangerous

Addlestone Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Caterham Valley48851.9645% safer
Dorking98255.7435% safer
Witley48860.1525% safer
Banstead62862.2421% safer
Oxted75464.1617% safer
Addlestone1,36275.32-
Chertsey1,39596.1522% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Addlestone

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Recent Crimes in Addlestone

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Other theftOn or near Parking AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022BurglaryOn or near Fernbank RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022BurglaryOn or near Weston AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Victory Park RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Other theftOn or near Chaucer WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near St Paul'S CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Pear Tree RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022BurglaryOn or near Station RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Parking AreaUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Burn CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Essex CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Millpond CourtUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022BurglaryOn or near Emley RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Hollies CourtLocal resolution
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Ember CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Chapel Park RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near School LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near HazeldeneUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Other crimeOn or near Bearwood CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Brookhurst RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Addlestone Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour29294131 Getting worse
Bicycle Theft1.11.31.31.3 Getting worse
Burglary4.864.04.2 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson910810 Getting worse
Drugs1.92.34.12.8 Getting worse
Other Crime1.31.81.81.2 Safer
Other Theft91087 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.660.501.10.72 Getting worse
Public Order9101110 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.440.770.280.50 Getting worse
Shoplifting4.54.14.92.9 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.610.500.170.50 Getting worse
Vehicle Crime664.94.9 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences21283029 Getting worse

Changes In Addlestone's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Addlestone to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Barnet67.0812% safer
Addlestone75.32-
Croydon82.489% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0516% more dangerous
Bristol90.5217% more dangerous
Coventry102.2426% more dangerous
Leicester111.5933% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0639% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6442% more dangerous
Bradford132.2843% more dangerous
Leeds150.9450% more dangerous

Crime in Addlestone's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Addlestone South72568First

Crime in Addlestone During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Addlestone change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in October, when Addlestone saw a 300% increase in possession of weapons. Addlestone saw a large fall in burglary during December, when it fell by 88% compared to December in 2019. Burglary saw a fall in every month of Addlestone's lockdown.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-17%+138%+73%+11%+11%+22%+21%-25%+187%+98%
Bicycle Theft---50%--+50%--67%-50%-
Burglary-50%-83%-83%-83%+43%-9%-50%-71%-67%-88%
Criminal Damage and Arson-32%-77%-64%-+78%+120%-44%+14%+71%-71%
Drugs+120%+100%+250%-20%+75%+40%+125%+25%-+25%
Other Crime-50%---50%-+133%+67%--60%-
Other Theft-29%-36%-50%-43%-35%+15%+20%-33%-36%-38%
Possession of Weapons---50%--50%+200%-+300%--
Public Order+54%+57%-16%-50%+79%-18%+5%--50%+15%
Robbery----50%----+100%-
Shoplifting-25%-70%+100%+50%+29%+125%+25%+17%+120%-
Vehicle Crime-62%-88%-17%+67%-+100%-20%+63%-31%-33%
Violence and Sexual Offences+32%+40%-37%-+51%+46%+18%+6%+3%-22%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Addlestone

What police force serves Addlestone?
Addlestone's local territorial police force is the Surrey Police.

How dangerous is Addlestone?
Addlestone is the second most dangerous small town in Surrey.

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

What is the least common crime in Addlestone?
Addlestone's least common crime is robbery (inc. mugging).

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