Weybridge Crime Overview

Weybridge is among the top 5 most dangerous medium-sized towns in Surrey, and is the 40th most dangerous overall out of Surrey's 105 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Weybridge in 2020 was 58 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to Surrey's overall crime rate, coming in 13% higher than the Surrey rate of 50 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Weybridge is the 59th safest medium-sized town, and the 2,270th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In April 2015, Weybridge had the worst crime rate in Surrey for possession of weapons, with 4 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.13 per 1,000 inhabitants.

The most common crimes in Weybridge are violence and sexual offences, with 661 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 22. This is 9% higher than 2019's figure of 604 offences and a difference of 1.88 from 2019's crime rate of 20. Weybridge's least common crime is robbery, with 10 offences recorded in 2020, an increase of 10% from 2019's figure of 9 crimes.

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Crime in Weybridge Compared To Surrey

Summary of Crimes in Weybridge This Year

 WeybridgeSurrey 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour82627.2624,96320.8823% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft381.251,2681.0615% more dangerous
Burglary1153.793,6503.0520% more dangerous
Criminal Damage and Arson1725.687,3226.128% safer
Drugs662.182,7712.326% safer
Other Crime311.021,3391.1210% safer
Other Theft1916.304,9354.1334% more dangerous
Possession of Weapons130.435330.454.7% safer
Public Order2237.367,5216.2915% more dangerous
Robbery100.333690.316% more dangerous
Shoplifting872.872,9472.4614% more dangerous
Theft From the Person120.403640.3025% more dangerous
Vehicle Crime1354.454,9294.127% more dangerous
Violence and Sexual Offences66121.8122,38018.7214% more dangerous

Weybridge Compared to Nearby Medium-Sized Towns

Medium-Sized TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Esher2,32644.7429% safer
Leatherhead1,70451.7612% safer
Ewell2,83951.7912% safer
Horley1,36452.939% safer
Camberley2,23155.983.4% safer
Weybridge1,75457.88-
Ashford1,82463.208% more dangerous
Egham1,88164.1110% more dangerous
Redhill2,46165.7012% more dangerous
Epsom2,50971.8619% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Weybridge

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Weybridge Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour19171327Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.861.21.21.2Getting worse
Burglary7663.8Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson7786Safer
Drugs1.21.61.62.2Getting worse
Other Crime0.991.11.41.0Safer
Other Theft9996Safer
Possession of Weapons0.260.330.530.43Getting worse
Public Order5667Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.200.560.300.33Safer
Shoplifting2.73.32.82.9Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.400.590.400.40Safer
Vehicle Crime4.965.04.4Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences14152022Getting 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 2020.

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
Weybridge57.88-
Barnet67.7115% more dangerous
Coventry77.4125% more dangerous
Croydon83.2230% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8133% more dangerous
Bristol86.2133% more dangerous
Leicester97.4441% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8744% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2846% more dangerous
Bradford133.0256% more dangerous
Leeds137.1058% more dangerous

Crime in Weybridge's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Byfleet44358Third
Oatlands27141Fourth
Weybridge Riverside69975First
Weybridge St George's Hill44970Second

Weybridge Neighbourhood Crime Breakdown

Showing the safest and most dangerous parts of Weybridge for specific criminal activity, with crime count and rate shown in brackets.

Crime TypeSafest NeighbourhoodMost Dangerous Neighbourhood
Anti-Social BehaviourOatlands (93)Weybridge Riverside (435)
Bicycle TheftByfleet (2)Weybridge Riverside (21)
BurglaryByfleet (19)Weybridge Riverside (48)
Criminal Damage and ArsonByfleet (34)Weybridge Riverside (75)
DrugsWeybridge St George's Hill (10)Weybridge Riverside (31)
Other CrimeOatlands (5)Weybridge Riverside (13)
Other TheftOatlands (16)Weybridge St George's Hill (79)
Possession of WeaponsOatlands (1)Weybridge Riverside (8)
Public OrderOatlands (25)Weybridge Riverside (110)
Robbery (inc. mugging)Oatlands (2)Weybridge Riverside (6)
ShopliftingByfleet (21)Weybridge St George's Hill (29)
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)Byfleet (1)Weybridge Riverside (7)
Vehicle CrimeOatlands (17)Weybridge St George's Hill (39)
Violence and Sexual OffencesOatlands (108)Byfleet (234)

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 5 most dangerous medium-sized towns 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 crime is robbery (inc. mugging).

Last updated: 07 May 2021