Recent figures indicate that Wine street in Bath has seen more crime than any other street in Bath and North East Somerset.
According to an analysis of police street level crime data, Bath citizens reported 181 crimes in the vicinity of the city centre road between September 2017 and August 2018.
The larger portion of these crimes with a figure of 72 falls under anti-social behaviour. 43 reported crimes are for violent or sexual offences, putting Wine street just behind Ashmead Road’s 46 as second highest number of recorded violent and sexual offences in the same time period. 23 more of Wine street’s reported crimes were public order offences while the final 15 were for shoplifting.
Ashmead still comes out as the second most crime ridden street with a total of 137 reported crimes, followed by Manver Street with 133 crimes and Railway Street with 104 reported crimes.
According to the police.uk, “are only an approximation of where the actual crimes occurred, they are not the exact locations”. This means that the actual figures for each street might differ slightly from the data given.
The location with the highest rate of crime was Meridian Square in Newham, London with 1,898 crimes committed there within this same time period, making it the most dangerous place in the UK. 253 of these crimes were of a violent or sexual nature.