Top 20 burglary hotspots in the UK


Full List Of The UK's Burglary Hotspots
Updated: 1:04am UK, Friday 24 January 2014


The top 20 burglary hotspots in the UK have been named – and London is home to more than half of them.

According to research by the nation's capital has 12 of the postcodes on the list.

But Manchester had the most burglary claims overall in the past 12 months – with 45.2 per thousand people.

Herne Hill and Tulse Hill in SE24 in London were close behind with 41.8, and Muswell Hill in N10 chalked up 40.9.

Birmingham and Liverpool each have two postcode districts in the top 20.

Leeds saw the biggest decrease in robbery claim hotspots.

Here are the top 20 burglary hotspots by postcode in the UK, according to the number of previous claims made per thousand people:

1. M21 – Chorlton-cum-Hardy; Barlow Moor, Manchester, 45.2

2. SE24 – Herne Hill; Tulse Hill (part), London, 41.8

3. N10 – Muswell Hill, London, 40.9

4. RM8 – Dagenham; Becontree; Becontree Heath, London, 35.9

5. N2 – East Finchley; Fortis Green; Hampstead Garden Suburb (part), London, 34.5

6. L18 – Allerton; Mossley Hill, Liverpool, 33.3

7. L22 – Waterloo, Liverpool, 32.6

8. N18 – Upper Edmonton; Edmonton (part), London, 32.3

9. UB6 – Greenford; Perivale, London, 30.9

10. SE27 – West Norwood; Gipsy Hill (part), London, 30.5

11. B73 – Boldmere; New Oscott; Wylde Green, Birmingham, 29.5

12. E8 – Hackney Central; Dalston; London Fields, London, 29.4

13. DN2 – Intake; Wheatley; Wheatley Hills, Doncaster, 28.7

14. N20 – Whetstone; Totteridge; Oakleigh Park, London, 28.0

15. E9 – Homerton; Hackney Wick; South Hackney; Hackney Marshes; Victoria Park, London, 27.8

16. N11 – New Southgate; Friern Barnet; Bounds Green; Arnos Grove (part), London, 27.7

17. N16 – Stoke Newington; Stamford Hill (part); Shacklewell; Dalston (part); Newington Green (part), London, 27.7

18. LS16 – Adel, Bramhope; Cookridge; Eccup; Far Headingley; Holt Park; Ireland Wood; Lawnswood; Moor Grange; Tinshill; Weetwood; West Park, Leeds, 27.6

19. B24 – Erdington; Tyburn, Birmingham, 27.6

20. HP10 – High Wycombe; Flackwell Heath; Handy Cross; Hedsor; Loudwater; Penn; Tylers Green; Wooburn; Wooburn Green; Wooburn Moor, Buckinghamshire, 27.3

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