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Crime and Safety in Banstead, Surrey

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Banstead is among the top 5 most dangerous small towns in Surrey, and is the 27th most dangerous overall out of Surrey's 105 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Banstead in 2021 was 62 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to Surrey's overall crime rate, coming in 22% higher than the Surrey rate of 49 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Banstead is the 331st most dangerous small town, and the 2,053rd most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In November 2021, Banstead was the worst small town in Surrey for burglary, with 7 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.69 per 1,000 inhabitants. April 2021 was also a bad month for Banstead residents, when it was Surrey's most dangerous small town for shoplifting, recording 25 crimes at a rate of 2.5 per 1,000 residents. Banstead recorded 3 reports of theft from the person during October 2021, making its crime rate of 0.30 the worst small town for theft from the person in Surrey that month.

The most common crimes in Banstead are violence and sexual offences, with 209 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 21. This is 8% higher than 2020's figure of 192 offences and a difference of 1.68 from 2020's crime rate of 19. Banstead's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 2 offences recorded in 2021, a decrease of 100% from 2020's figure of 4 crimes.

Banstead 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 5 Most Dangerous

Small Towns, Surrey

16% lower, regional crime rate

South East

23% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Banstead is 16% lower than the South East and 23% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Banstead Crime Rate Over Time

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Incidents mapped in Banstead 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 Banstead

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202162628
202063638
201972726
201864647
201766666
201675756

Crime in Banstead Compared To Surrey

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Summary of Crimes in Banstead This Year

 BansteadSurrey 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour16316.1519,44616.26 0.68% safer
Bicycle Theft20.201,0900.91 355% safer
Burglary414.062,8872.41 41% more dangerous
Criminal Damage and Arson575.656,4985.43 3.9% more dangerous
Drugs151.492,0241.69 13% safer
Other Crime161.591,1961.00 37% more dangerous
Other Theft595.855,0164.19 28% more dangerous
Public Order706.947,6976.44 7% more dangerous
Robbery50.503250.27 46% more dangerous
Shoplifting848.332,8002.34 72% more dangerous
Theft From the Person60.594170.35 41% more dangerous
Vehicle Crime646.344,5303.79 40% more dangerous
Violence and Sexual Offences20920.7123,35019.53 6% more dangerous

Banstead Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Caterham-on-the-Hill67448.8327% safer
Godalming1,15950.7723% safer
Caterham Valley48851.9620% safer
Dorking98255.7412% safer
Witley48860.153.5% safer
Banstead62862.24-
Oxted75464.163.0% more dangerous
Addlestone1,36275.3217% more dangerous
Chertsey1,39596.1535% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Banstead

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Recent Crimes in Banstead

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Commonfield RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Mulberry GateFurther investigation is not in the public interest
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near HorsecroftLocal resolution
April 2022BurglaryOn or near Beckenshaw GardensInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022BurglaryOn or near Harbourfield RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Oatlands RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Home MeadowInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near SupermarketUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Heath CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Courtlands CrescentInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Sutton LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Garden CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Gale CrescentInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Petrol StationInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Bicycle theftOn or near HeathdeneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near SupermarketInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Gale CrescentInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Garden CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near HeathdeneFurther investigation is not in the public interest
April 2022Public orderOn or near SupermarketInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Banstead Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour18152116 Safer
Bicycle Theft0.590.300.400.20 Safer
Burglary683.74.1 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson6776 Safer
Drugs2.41.71.71.5 Safer
Other Crime1.82.21.61.6 Safer
Other Theft1275.06 Safer
Public Order5867 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.300.890.590.50 Getting worse
Shoplifting5588 Getting worse
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.990.890.300.59 Safer
Vehicle Crime710106 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences16211921 Getting worse

Changes In Banstead's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Banstead to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Banstead62.24-
Barnet67.087% more dangerous
Croydon82.4825% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0531% more dangerous
Bristol90.5231% more dangerous
Coventry102.2439% more dangerous
Leicester111.5944% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0649% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6452% more dangerous
Bradford132.2853% more dangerous
Leeds150.9459% more dangerous

Crime in Banstead's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Banstead69776First

Crime in Banstead During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Banstead change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in July, when Banstead saw a 700% increase in other theft. Banstead saw a large fall in criminal damage and arson during April, when it fell by 91% compared to April in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+10%+156%+33%+210%+108%+20%-47%+36%+77%+47%
Bicycle Theft----------
Burglary--60%-78%--86%-75%-29%-62%-63%-80%
Criminal Damage and Arson-20%-91%--+60%---+40%-20%
Drugs------+100%-60%--
Other Crime-+33%-67%-------
Other Theft-33%-25%-83%+50%+700%-25%-40%+25%-44%+100%
Possession of Weapons-------50%---
Public Order-40%-17%-64%+150%-20%-71%--86%-83%-33%
Shoplifting-14%+133%+67%-57%-11%+650%+400%+120%+500%-50%
Theft From the Person-------50%---
Vehicle Crime-38%+33%-33%+38%-83%-33%-20%-29%+117%-
Violence and Sexual Offences-13%-38%-42%-35%+31%+75%-5%+138%-33%-38%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Banstead

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

How dangerous is Banstead?
Banstead is among the top 5 most dangerous small town in Surrey.

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

What is the least common crime in Banstead?
Banstead's least common crime is bicycle theft.

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