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How much is Tunbridge Wells affected by crime?

Tunbridge Wells is known for being an affluent town in Kent, but that makes it a target for crime.

All four town centre areas have seen violent and sexual crimes be the highest figure in 2022.

Culverden Area


Park Area


St James Area


St John’s Area


Figures show us that the three most commonly occurring crimes across all four districts in Tunbridge Wells are violence and sexual crimes, anti-social behaviour and criminal damage and arson.

Here is the data for these three crimes in each area.

Violence and sexual crimes


Anti-social behaviour


Criminal damage and arson


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