Published On: Sat, Jan 24th, 2015 on 3:39 am

Bradford and Leeds postcodes among UK’s top burglary hotspots

Bradford Leeds Burglary Hotspots

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Areas in Bradford and Leeds have been listed among the worst hotspots for burglary in the UK, according to analysis of insurance claims.

In an annual survey compiled by insurance website MoneySupermarket, Yorkshire has been identified as one of the nation’s worst for burglary.

In the top 20 ranking, Bradford’s BD2 and BD18 postcode areas have been listed, as well as the LS28 and LS15 areas in Leeds.

The DN2 postcode area in South Yorkshire was also ranked bringing a total of five Yorkshire postcodes listed among the top 20 nationwide.

The listings were ranked based on the rate of burglary claims per 1,000 insurance quotes in the last two years.

The top 20 postcodes

1. RM8 – Dagenham, Becontree, Becontree Heath (Greater London)

2. IG2 – Gants Hill, Newbury Park, Alborough Hatch (Greater London)

3. M21 – Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Barlow Moor (Manchester)

4. DN2 – Intake, Wheatley, Wheatley-Hills (South Yorkshire)

5. E18 – Woodford and South Woodford (Greater London)

6. RM11 – Hornchurch, Emerson Park, Ardleigh Green (Greater London)

7. TW11 – Teddington, Fulwell, Bushy Park (Greater London)

8. BD2 – Eccleshill, Five Lane Ends, parts of Undercliffe, Fagley, Wrose, Bolton Woods, Poplars Farm, Swain House, Ashbourne (West Yorkshire)

9. EN4 – Hadley Wood, Cockfosters, East Barnet, New Barnet (Greater London)

10. IG3 – Seven Kings, Goodmayes, Hainault, Chignell (Greater London)

11. BD18 – Saltaire, Shipley, Windhill, Wrose (West Yorkshire)

12. W4 – Chiswick, Gunnersbury, Turnham Green, Acton Green, Bedford Park (London)

13. TW5 – Heston, North Cranford, West Osterley (Greater London)

14. IG8 – Woodford Green, Woodford Bridge, Highams Park (Greater London)

15. LS28 – Bagley, Calverley, Farsley, Pudsey, Stanningley (West Yorkshire)

16. BR5 – West Wickham (Greater London)

17. UB6 – Greenford, Perivale (Greater London)

18. UB4 – North Hayes, Yeading (Greater London)

19. N11 – New Southgate, Friern Barnet, Bounds Green, Arnos Grove (London)

20. LS15 – Austhorpe, Barwick-in-Elmet, Colton, Cross Gates, Galton, Halton Moor, Manston, Pendas Fields, Scholes, Temple Newsam, Whitkirk (West Yorkshire)

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