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London Burglary Hot Spots Revealed

Figures released this week have revealed the most burgled postcodes in London, with Stoke Newington leading the way. The research conducted by MoneySupermarket examined 3 million applications for home insurance across the whole of the UK and filtered the data to show where people had made claims for burglary.

Stoke Newington High Street, London N16

Stoke Newington High Street, N16

This data revealed that houses in Stoke Newington and Wood Green were most at risk of burglary in London, with over 30 claims of burglary per every 1000 enquires for the two London locations. The next London postcode to feature in the list was Streatham followed by Longford. The full list of London locations to feature in the list is shown below with residents of these areas advised to be extra cautious and take steps to reduce risk of burglary. Installing new and secure locks, including Banham locks can help guard against criminals, as well as the installation of CCTV security equipment and grilles for windows and doors.
Here are is the full list of London most burgled locations:

Postcode Town No. of Thefts per 1000 Enquiries
N16 Stoke Newington 33.6
N22 Wood Green 30.3
SW16 Streatham 27.2
UB7 Longford 26.4
IG8 Woodford Green 26.2
NW7 Mill Hill 25

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