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Crime and Safety in Weybridge, Surrey

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Weybridge is among the top 10 most dangerous medium-sized towns in Surrey, and is the 37th most dangerous overall out of Surrey's 105 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Weybridge in 2021 was 56 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to Surrey's overall crime rate, coming in 13% higher than the Surrey rate of 49 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Weybridge is the 51st safest medium-sized town, and the 2,582nd most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In January 2021, Weybridge had the worst crime rate in Surrey for theft from the person, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.07 per 1,000 inhabitants. April 2015 was also a bad month for Weybridge residents, when it was Surrey's most dangerous area for possession of weapons, recording 4 crimes at a rate of 0.13 per 1,000 residents.

The most common crimes in Weybridge are violence and sexual offences, with 639 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 21. This is 3.4% lower than 2020's figure of 661 offences and a difference of 0.72 from 2020's crime rate of 22. Weybridge's least common crimes are possession of weapons, with 6 offences recorded in 2021, a decrease of 117% from 2020's figure of 13 crimes.

Weybridge 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 10 Most Dangerous

Medium-Sized Towns, Surrey

28% lower, regional crime rate

South East

36% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Weybridge is 28% lower than the South East and 36% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Weybridge Crime Rate Over Time

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Weybridge Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Weybridge 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 Weybridge

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
2021561,703
2020581,754
2019621,892
2018581,748
2017541,642
2016471,413

Crime in Weybridge Compared To Surrey

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Summary of Crimes in Weybridge This Year

 WeybridgeSurrey 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour49816.4319,44616.26 1.0% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft461.521,0900.91 40% more dangerous
Burglary1344.422,8872.41 45% more dangerous
Criminal Damage and Arson1785.876,4985.43 7% more dangerous
Drugs321.062,0241.69 59% safer
Other Crime220.731,1961.00 37% safer
Other Theft1715.645,0164.19 26% more dangerous
Possession of Weapons60.204560.38 90% safer
Public Order2317.627,6976.44 15% more dangerous
Robbery100.333250.27 18% more dangerous
Shoplifting682.242,8002.34 4.5% safer
Theft From the Person130.434170.35 19% more dangerous
Vehicle Crime1535.054,5303.79 25% more dangerous
Violence and Sexual Offences63921.0923,35019.53 7% more dangerous

Weybridge Compared to Nearby Medium-Sized Towns)

Medium-Sized TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Ewell2,39143.6229% safer
Farnham1,86245.2324% safer
Esher2,49347.9517% safer
Leatherhead1,64950.0912% safer
Camberley2,19555.082.0% safer
Weybridge1,70356.20-
Horley1,50358.323.6% more dangerous
Ashford1,70559.074.9% more dangerous
Redhill2,27560.737% more dangerous
Egham1,78760.918% more dangerous
Epsom2,67176.5027% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Weybridge

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Recent Crimes in Weybridge

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Dunfee WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Ellesmere PlaceUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Eden Grove RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Summers CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Other theftOn or near Parking AreaUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near Fullerton WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Vale CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Queens RoadAction to be taken by another organisation
April 2022BurglaryOn or near Bridge RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near SupermarketLocal resolution
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Church LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Devonshire RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Rectory LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Bicycle theftOn or near Bridgeham CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near South RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Lincoln GroveUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Hanger HillUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near Eden Grove RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near John Cobb RoadUnable to prosecute suspect

Weybridge Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour17132716 Getting worse
Bicycle Theft1.21.21.21.5 Getting worse
Burglary663.84.4 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson7866 Safer
Drugs1.61.62.21.1 Safer
Other Crime1.11.41.00.73 Safer
Other Theft9966 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.330.530.430.20 Safer
Public Order6678 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.560.300.330.33 Safer
Shoplifting3.32.82.92.2 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.590.400.400.43 Safer
Vehicle Crime65.04.45 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences15202221 Getting worse

Changes In Weybridge's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Weybridge's Green Spaces

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

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Churchfields Recreation Ground82--125
Oatlands Park7----03.1
The Green1-1--00.65

Comparing Weybridge to the UK's Major Cities

Medium-Sized TownCrime RateRate Difference
Weybridge56.20-
Barnet67.0816% more dangerous
Croydon82.4832% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0538% more dangerous
Bristol90.5238% more dangerous
Coventry102.2445% more dangerous
Leicester111.5950% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0654% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6457% more dangerous
Bradford132.2858% more dangerous
Leeds150.9463% more dangerous

Crime in Weybridge's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Byfleet44458Third
Oatlands22233Fourth
Weybridge Riverside68974First
Weybridge St George's Hill41665Second

Weybridge Neighbourhood Crime Breakdown

Crime TypeSafest NeighbourhoodMost Dangerous Neighbourhood
Anti-Social BehaviourOatlands (40)Weybridge Riverside (251)
Bicycle TheftOatlands (1)Weybridge St George's Hill (22)
BurglaryByfleet (20)Weybridge Riverside (58)
Criminal Damage and ArsonOatlands (27)Weybridge Riverside (80)
DrugsOatlands (4)Weybridge Riverside (23)
Other CrimeOatlands (3)Byfleet (9)
Other TheftOatlands (11)Weybridge St George's Hill (73)
Possession of WeaponsOatlands (1)Weybridge Riverside (3)
Public OrderOatlands (15)Weybridge Riverside (103)
Robbery (inc. mugging)Weybridge St George's Hill (2)Byfleet (9)
ShopliftingWeybridge Riverside (22)Weybridge St George's Hill (28)
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)Byfleet (1)Weybridge St George's Hill (6)
Vehicle CrimeOatlands (21)Weybridge Riverside (64)
Violence and Sexual OffencesOatlands (101)Byfleet (195)

Crime in Weybridge During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Weybridge change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in September, when Weybridge saw a 600% increase in bicycle theft. Weybridge saw a large fall in other crime during December, when it fell by 83% compared to December in 2019. Other Theft saw a fall in every month of Weybridge's lockdown.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+59%+287%+340%+170%+103%+10%+71%+79%+96%+138%
Bicycle Theft-50%+300%-57%-33%+100%+33%+600%+33%+25%-80%
Burglary-8%-15%-20%+9%+33%-25%-56%-64%-62%-75%
Criminal Damage and Arson-53%-38%-50%-40%-8%-17%-12%-71%-24%-30%
Drugs+200%+33%+200%+200%-40%--25%+400%+200%-33%
Other Crime-60%-75%--33%-40%+40%---75%-83%
Other Theft-43%-79%-25%-14%-50%-27%-48%+69%-40%-20%
Possession of Weapons+200%-67%----+200%-67%--
Public Order-11%+25%+14%-+45%+18%-24%-9%-17%-
Robbery--------+100%-
Shoplifting-44%-20%+71%-+9%--75%-50%+67%+11%
Theft From the Person---+200%--+100%---
Vehicle Crime+114%--50%+67%+33%-42%-7%+38%-64%-47%
Violence and Sexual Offences-8%+15%+9%+27%+29%+16%+3%-8%+26%-30%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Weybridge

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

How dangerous is Weybridge?
Weybridge is among the top 10 most dangerous medium-sized town in Surrey.

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

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

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