Bristol’s worst neighbourhoods for crime - revealing bike theft and burglary hotspots

From robbery to drugs, latest figures from reveal exact number of crimes reported in each area of Bristol

Bike thefts to burglaries, and weapons possessions to violence and sexual offences - the exact number of recorded crimes for each neighbourhood in Bristol can now be revealed. Latest Avon and Somerset Police data shows up the crime-hit surburbs within the city’s boundaries in the first six months of 2023.

The data from shows city centre areas, which have the largest footfall, with the highest number of offences. However, it also reveals many out-of-town areas are facing problems with crimes such as shoplifting and antisocial behaviour.

Hengrove Park had the highest number of antisocial crimes recorded outside the city centre, followed by Bishport Avenue East in Hartcliffe. Meanwhile, Eastgate in Lockleaze, which includes Gainsborough Square recorded the highest number of shoplifting offences away from Cribbs Causeway and the city centre.

In terms of burglaries, the university area in the city centre recorded 18, while city centre and Queen Square and Old Market and Temple Meads unsurprisingly had the highest number of bike thefts, 64 and 24 respectively.

Here’s a list of the 16 places with the highest number of crimes recorded, from lowest to highest:

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