Most Dangerous Places In London

The Top Ten

1 Peckham

Peckham? I lived there for 13 and a half years, luckily I know some members of peckham so they're kind to me but get on their wrong side and your one way ticket to hell is delivered. drugs, knives, guns and murder was probably just the few things that peckham has to offer, almost every part of it is full of thugs, dealers or new bloods that are soon to be killers. stay away because it's your best option for you and the people you love

I was once in peckham with my two best friends, we were walking through the streets at night when we heard a loud bang. Two men in hoodies walked towards us from across the street and one of them pulled out something from their jacket, I didn't see what it was but I directly grabbed my friends hands and we started to run, we got away luckily enough. Another time I was just out shopping when I could see two guys handing each other what looked like drugs, I have seen drug dealers, murderers, and more here. I have lived here now sixteen years, born and raised, luckily I am alive but there is no way I'm raising my kids here. As soon as I'm old enough I'm moving.

Gangs everywhere. A LOT worse than Hackney, regardless of what others on here sat. I would never live in Peckham.

There are many roadmen in this area, but none are more terrifying than Kobi Brown and Hassan Gholami; if you walk through this area at night, you can see their gang ‘Get Money Gang’ ‘Chinging’ young children because they ‘couldn’t flip the pack’. Hassan and Kobi Brown (orgininally from Dollis Valley estate in Barnet) are known for their tendency to rob old ladies (my auntie a victim) and ordering them to go into off lisences and buy them Cigarettes! If you see these two individuals do not engage they are extremely dangerous

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2 Brixton

I say never go to Brixton.. I has my worst night day in my life.. Hopefully I survived but Almost stayed there...

Brixton is a very fatal area of London, near Peckham. More people think Brixton is the most dangerous area in London. But there are some posotive progress in Brixton otherwise beware of Brixton

Definitely Brixton I've lived there all my life, I'm okay around the area but I was once in the game which I no longer aren't it's a dangerous area where all the kids are hungry for money, when I lived in Birmingham for a year it was actually quite worse, but Brixton is a no go zone if your not from around I see everything day in day out, kids rob things for the mom's crack it really isn't a nice place but its home depending on where your from different areas are more dangerous, my son was a victim of a stabbing that occurred on Brixton Hill which the argument started over 20 pound to be honest its all over silly fings I know everything there is about living in London and Peckham and Brixton is by far the most dangerous Stockwell has a lot of dark side's also but Brixton crime rate have gone way over what it should be its not a place to live if u want happiness just put it that way

No thanks

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3 Tottenham

This was the only way I could find to post my opinion. Reading the comments and releasing what negative connotations people have or Tottenham nearly brought tears to my eyes. I have lived in Tottenham all my life and have felt a sense of community; I also feel lucky that due to the cultural diversity in Tottenham I have learnt about other cultures - broadening my horizons. Yes I understand that there is poverty in Tottenham but I have felt a growing sense of ambition amongst my peers and others in my community to achieve something. Furthermore the portrayal of Tottenham in the media is biased and untrue; and I feel that people base their understanding of Tottenham on this when they have never even been to Tottenham. Others may have been to Tottenham once or twice, have had a negative experience and decided to once again based their understanding on this. Honestly I can't imagine growing up anywhere else, and wouldn't be where I am today and achieved what I have if I'd lived elsewhere. ...more

Tottenham is one of the poorest areas in London and it is a failed area, plagued with crime, unemployment, welfare dependency, race hustlers, gang/gun/drug culture and degenerate broken single mothers (with 3 or more kids from multiple fathers.

Tottenham is run by Labour's Haringey Council (the same council whose Social Services couldn't protect Baby Peter from his abusers or failed to improve the area since the riots in 2011. Mark Duggan is the idol for all the thugs and race hustlers in Tottenham.

If Tottenham was a country, it would be a failed state on par with Somalia.

Run down awful place, always on a knives edge, even on a match day when local club Tottenham Hotspur are playing you get the sense that something is always about to happen. The experience for a visiting football supporter to the area is probably the worst in the country, the walk from seven sisters station to the football ground is as intimidating as it gets and getting out of there after a match, particularly an evening game is is nothing short of frightening.

home to some of the nastiest football hooligans in Britain. avoid!

I would honestly say tottenham is by far the worst in London. From n15 to n17 the area is filled with gangs, estates, drugs and much more. It is an area where if your not from there you shouldn't really be visiting. It is now made to look more better like brixton and hackney but that's the government trying to hide up what is really happening. I would say the closest state to tottenham from the us is chiraq as there are many shootings and stabbings that don't make the news.

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4 Edmonton

Edmonton could make the new number 1 spot, a woman was beheaded and stabbed there today! - As17

I've lived in edmonton for 11 years, and I have seen many crimes taking place. Even in school, you need to make sure that you don't trust anyone. Just when you think they are your sisters, they snake you and stab your back. Also stuck in between tottenham and enfield, which are places with high poverty and unemployment. There was a time when a boy put a lot of weed in a cigarette and gave it to. A Muslim girl and the girl was so frass that they had to take her to the hospital. There are also a lot of squad hoes that will give anyone uck

Gangs who mug and kill and get away with it. In general full of strange people

Labour MP (Edmonton) Kate Osamor 'not ashamed' to be in council house despite '£77k' salary (The Mirror, 26.12.2018): Kate Osamor's son Ishmael Osamor was found with drugs worth £2,500 at the Bestival music festival in Dorset in 2017 and in October was sentenced to a two-year community order. The pair live together in a council home in north Haringey, London, it is reported. According to The Sun, Ms Osamor earns a salary of £77,379 on top of expenses and he was thought to earn up to £43,835 working as her chief of staff.

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5 Croydon

I lived in Croydon all my life so I know first hand how ghetto and secret it is. West Croydon was probably the worst effected area in the Riots, guess why? Because the youths here have nothing to lose. They are violent and don't care. The thugs here are not all talk, they will kill, shoot or stab whenever they find fit. Be careful after dark in the hight street of West Croydon, London Road. Things could get serious.

Croydon is really bad. I lived there at the start of 2014 and was mugged 2 times at night and in the late afternoon walking through an alleyway. Not good for kids. I always saw gangs of 14-20 odd year olds walking around the streets thinking they own the place. Brixton has calmed down, Croydon should definitely be up against Brixton and hackney.

As a person who has been brought up in Croydon I know where to go and what it's really like people get mugged everyday and stabbed too often croydons changing constantly and street wise is essential not to be robbed or stabbed new gangs form up each year most of them petty crimes but the major ones get kids and young ages and I've seen boys get kicked out of school and fall into the gang cycle. Too many people are getting stepped in Croydon and it's not down to alcohol it's about the clashes between gangs and honest people who are trying to get on with their own life's.

Scraped many youths, tourists, punks off the walk ways 80s-90s...drunk, doped up on somthin, or just flat dead they was...retired..nuft said!

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6 Hackney

I'm not really scared of it because iam an russian

Just arrived to London.
I am in a cheap crappy hotel in Hackney until I find a flat. I hope I get out of here fast. This place stinks to crime. So far I see the tube station is full of police, I saw people being arrested and lots of gang like looking people.

I've just passed by bus through Hackney and the scenery was horrible. The streets were very dirty, the buildings looked as if a war had happened there and every street corner was populated by groups of dangerous looking people that seemed to have been put there only to start a fight. And this was during the day.

I've been to many countries with many known bad neighborhoods, but Hackney gave me this feeling of unsafe that I haven't experienced anywhere else. Everything was so grim, it looked like one of those horror movies where someone is waiting for you around the corner with a knife.

Hackney is my definition of hole.

Have been living here for the past 3 months; lots of gangs, drug crime, and stabbings. One night, there was a stabbing right outside my house in Kingsland Road. Do not move here.

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7 Stockwell

I'm an American who has lived in Stockwell half the year for the last 6 years. I know it well, even better than many native residents. Know shopkeepers, cafe owners. Sure, there is crime, but I feel it is terribly exaggerated. According to a friend from Stockwell on the police force, the crime is mainly gang on gang.

I find Stockwell a charming community with an identity, a small town feeling of sorts. I get on well with everyone, from the Pakistanis at the two grocery stores by the tube, the Cypriots at the Kebab shop, and of course the Portuguese cafe and restaurants owners and staff. I'm on a first name basis with so many of them and have a love affair with stockwell.

I've walked the streets of Stockwell at all hours, including coming home from clubbing in the wee hours of the morning. Never once have I felt threatened or uneasy. Sure, crime can happen. But unless one is a gang member, the typical crime (according to local police and my own experience) is a mobile ...more

Jean Charles De Menezes was wrongly targeted as a terrorist and wrongly shot to death by under cover police officers inside Stockwell Tune Station. However no riots or angry protests were started unlike Mark Duggan, who symbolises the thuggish and violent community in Tottenham.

Stockwell is Divided with to turfs. Sw8(North Stockwell) home of the 031 blood/Piru Set gangs who share the same rivalry gang ABM 67 Broad Day (South Stockwell SW9). Stockwell has been given a nickname Shotwell (for the large numerous gun crime in the area.

I have seen 5 stabbings in person since I moved here a year ago. However it is full of fit boys so get over it.

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8 Stonebridge Estate Harlesden

Most Gun-crime in London occurs here according to metropolitan police force.

Not as bad as it use to be but During London's worst time for homicides 1999-2004 it was the murder capital of UK. Its mostly Black Caribbean and notorious for Yardie gang.

Run down brutal housing estate, this is pretty much what you can expect from Harlesden

I lived in stonebridge estate with my dad and overnight we would hear gun shots and people screaming

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9 Tulse Hill

Kids Go to school with knives and hang about in groups teasing people if you know people your safe else there will be one or more incidents with you please stay safe but in general the gangs in tulse hill are kinder then other areas on of the most safe area in the whole list.

Woman in 20s, lived there for 3 years and me or the girls I lived with never once had a problem.

Bad place to bring up teenagers

I have almost been stabbed in Tulse Hill and I live here. my friends have been stabbed and shot. it's not a good place for teenagers to grow up in.

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10 Custom House

Moved there over the beginning of summer of this year & I have already moved out of the area as I was frightened for my life when I saw a group of black boys shooting at each other on one of the main roads not far from where I had lived, that behaviour is extremely concerning & worrying for the people that still live there

It was 2014, I was going to a convention in ExCeL. I had to go through custom house and gangly looking people gave me looks. It was almost as if someone wanted me stabbed. - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

This Areas Known For Its Violence & Gang Warfare that goes on between them & the rest of the newham borough. Young Adults & Young Kids caught up in homicides, Stabbings, Shootings, Kidnapp, Drug Dealing. Seen a number of three people get shot on a main road the kids looked young as 14

I live here and there hasn’t been a month gone by where a family or friend hasn’t been violently mugged

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The Contenders

11 Grahame Park

Lived on GP for 5 years...saw sooo many bad things. Moved 260 miles away for peace and serenity. I pity anyone that moves to this hell hole. I was burgled within months of moving there, had my house smashed up and my lip split open by a dodgy bloke. Can't pop to shop without being harassed by junkies begging for money. Bullet proof off licence...dealers police presence- lawless scum pit

If your going there you might as well just walk of a bridge mate your asking for a death wish

Stabings alone are high enough to make you want to relocate. with high tensions between rival gangs geting caught in the crossfire is a high possibility a lot of guns, drugs. Gangs, hitmen poverty creates crime and gp is just many products of our society most of these kids have great talents that get overlooked because of social bias

I am sure this is the only place in London in which your morning shower gets disturbed by a crackhead riding a scooter and a hobo crawling down ya chimney. My 2 year old daughter has been robbed at gunpoint and (as they would say) "stripped for steppin on opp block". Its just not a nice place to be honest and I highly advise anyone without a criminal record " step into dem endz" or even on the outskirts as 12 yr old snipers have been spotted on the high-rise buildings.

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12 Barking

Barking is a crap place to live, filled with crime, thugs, ghettos, high welfare dependency and unemployment is at double-digits courtesy of the local Labour Party Council and its longest serving MP, Margaret Hodge.

Barking isn't that bad, considering I don't live far from there. But if something like the 2011 riots happen again, Id highly advise you stay away from barking at night. Other than that, barking is very nice - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

Had beef with a gang in barking, almost got shot and stabbed twice

Might link my ting from barking...that song?

Seriously don’t come here. I’ve lived here my whole life and I dream of a better life. I live in a nice 3 bed private owned home... but when I leave my comfy sofa and my anime series...

The outside is a ghetto reality. I never go out, I’m so horrified of gangs everywhere and the scariness of it. Don’t come here.

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13 Forest Gate

I lived in forest gate for a few years back in the 70's & 80's. I met so many people who were plain nuts! There's a lot of domestic violence, & I saw plenty of women walking around with black eyes. I finally had the sense to get the hell out of there. Forest Gate is for losers!

Lived there for only 3 months and was burgled, and surrounded by a group of teenagers at night in the town trying to intimidate me. I ended up moving enough said.

Very dangerous area, full of drugs and guns, and a bunch of nutters who will go to any length to get what they want

Messed up ends

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14 Dagenham

The only good thing about Dagenham is Stacey Solomon. Other than that the area is crap ruined by the useless, self-serving, Local Labour Council. It has mediocre dodgy shops, ugly pigeon crap infrastructure, dodgy ugly looking Council Estates, overpopulation, high unemployment, broken uneducated families and 3rd public services.

Earlier a boy was stabbed around the Eastbrook area and on the same day a 9 year old boy was knocked down in a hit and run, luckily neither died, but it just goes to show the kind of area Dagenham is, the fact that crimes like these are the norm.

Don't come church elm unless your known

One yute Stabbed to death on nash road 7 days ago n 2 people shot on nash road 2 days ago. madness capital of burglary in the UK

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15 Church Road

Never stop at the traffic lights & If u do don't look left they're always posted at the traffic lights if u look left for too long or u screw your dead just look ahead & act normal daytime nighttime they're always there just don't make the mistake of looking left at the traffic lights.. Trust me

Luckily for me I know the people In church road, therefore I'm safe. However, if you don't know the youths there don't try screw face because you can get stabbed. It's not even the olders that have to put in work, even the youngers will stab just for clout/ratings.

Manor park is one of the most dangerous places in London, church road in particular, don't walk alone

I’ve been shot at because I wasn’t from church road

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16 South Kilburn

I've lived in Kilburn my whole life (- 1 year) so far. It gives off a tacky kind of feel (but I still love it). The high street is okay and nice but then you have South Kilburn. Kilburn Park station isn't too ba (for the majorityof times you'll be fine - I pass here every day as a teenager and so far so good.) and the schools near there are pretty safe. I think there's a prominent and growing problem of drugs and especially weed in the area. Recently stabbings/shootings in the area have increased. Vandalism on council estates is also a real problem. I've not experienced many violent people round here though myself, but it is a dangerous place if you don't know kilburn that well. Steer clear of deeper parts of South kilburn, especially at night or in the early hours of the morning (12am, 4am e.t.c)

If your walking thru they will stare at you and ask what area you are from and if you try to run away they will chase after you

Youths and adults who run and sell drugs they will shoot, stab and rob you with no hesatation do not go there if you don't belong.

Now kilburn is very safe and easy to live there ita mix rece

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17 Mozart

If Musical Composer Mozart was alive today, he would request his name to be removed from this HELLHOLE place.

21 are you joking what is this doing below canning town too this place is a literal hell and an insult to Mozart himself. My dad even says mozart is bad - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

I was brought up in Mozart and now live Canning Town. How Mozart is 48 behind Canning Town is ridiulous! Mozart is 10 times worse then any East London town

Mozart g

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18 Lewisham

Full of racial tension, gang bangin thugs and petty coke dealin white hooligans, tons or crack/ smackheads and no cameras on the back roads. Anything goes in the blue boro sutm like south east's wild west

I lived in lewisham VERY ROUGH Notorious drug dealers and turf war BEWARE AND don't STARE

I remember this one birthday I got a new a bike, so I took it round the place for a test drive. Lewisham has a tonne of side alleys where there are no cameras. I literally saw this guy in BROAD daylight handing a pouch of cocaine to some other dude, shady (made sure not to stare).

This other time I got a new deck for my skateboard and went down to Ladywell park to try it out, on the way back I saw these three guys wearing gloves and black bandanas round their face. (Peckham boys? ) Literally around this same big ass tower as before. Just today some kid got arrested for some reason. He was walking down the road, feds speed up and almost crash into our wall, take the kid and then drive away.

Although, for the most part I like living here compared to almost anywhere in London. Also if your in Catford be sure to say hi to everyone's favourite crackhead, Fritz!

Big man mo said he runs the place

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19 Harlesden

Harlesden looks like an third world African Refugee Camp inhabited by thugs, drug dealers, uncivilized people, closet racist, gangster wannabes, who are all recipient of and dependent on state welfare, free health care and housing. It is a crap place with shoddy council housing/blocks and dodgy people/shops.

The Labour Council of Brent keep depriving and decaying the areas they are meant to improve.

If Harlesden was a country, it would be a banana republic and a failed state.

Moved there for the low price, BIG MISTAKE. Commute into Central London takes ages on the Bakerloo line which seems to stop every 100 yards. The 18 bus is unreliable (two or three would come within a few minutes of one another and then none for the next 10 minutes, long waiting time for driver change on both direction near Willesden Junction station) Local high street looks like third world with rubbish lying around and smell of urine at every street corner. Loads of shops with signs that no one apart from their specific ethnic clientele can read (no problem with minorities but at least write your sign in English so everyone knows what you are selling). Rude people who have no idea how to live in a city, always blocking roads when they wait for buses, and mothers with millions of kids who they just let to run around like mad.

Can't think of a more depressing place to live in a great city like London - at least until I travelled past Church End just to the north. AVOID LIKE A ...more

Not as bad as it use to be but During London's worst time for homicides 1999-2004 it was the murder capital of UK. Its mostly Black Caribbean and notorious for Yardie gangs

I hate to live in Harlesden, I never feel safe

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20 Enfield

Enfield is actually nice borough in London (if you don't live in Edmonton). Edmonton is crap area in Enfield run by Socialist Labour councillors, who have neglected the area for many years and have caused it to be overpopulated with people and council blocks.

Edmonton is infested with crime, gang culture, degenerate sub-human children born from out of wedlock Crack mothers dependent on welfare, corruption, bureaucracy, unemployment and crap public services. There are better communities in Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia & Libya than in soulless Edmonton.

If you have kids don't send them to a public school in Enfield, drugs are taken so lightly now it seems normal to smoke some weed before school isn't even bad now, this really depends on which school it is but if I was you I'd make sure your kids are smart so they can go to a selective school that's really your only chance trust me.

Enfield isn't that bad compared to Edmonton - RickyReeves

Hey my name is Kavan(AKA k-squeezy)(AKA- known associate of public enemy#1 gang 'Dem Africans') you can find my tag on several walls around Enfield lock and also back row of screen 6 at cineworld "yh you already know I jeeted that ting". These endz come safe but when you move mad you might get dipped down several times so move cautious when steppin in loubs or I might stain them. For further information regarding top hit-list group 'Dem Africans' please don't hesitate to send me a 2 2 email and dat.

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21 Wood Green

Such a dangerous area. A no go at night, because of the criminal activity. My friend who lives there has to run home after reaching the station from uni, because he is scared he might get robbed. Been there many times I felt very uncomfortable. Also the cinema was closed down a while ago due to a rat problem. I would only advise to to go there for cosmo, a nice restaurant, but apart from that it is best to stay away. My friend told me so.

Such is it's global fame that, it's the only part of London where one can spot Japanese tourists on safari hoping to spot some crime taking place. The seating at the bus stop opposite the Tube had to be removed as it encouraged criminal activity. Mostly drugs, street violence, organized crime from Asia minor, murder and money laundering activities. Lot's of beggars too. For a change of scenery, one can pop down to Turnpike Lane to see the crackheads.

Living in wood green. Have not experienced crime on my own skin but I do tend to look over my shoulder.. Wouldn't go out just for a walk. Just go where you need to and don't screw around. Got offered drugs plenty of times.. The usual question,do you smoke comes to mind. I would to see more patrolling officers but that doesn't happen.

Been there to stay overnight at someone and just as I got out of the tube station there was a fight on the opposite sidewalk, some twenty people involved, they all seemed to be of non-European origin. It was almost midnight and the streets empty otherwise, here and there small groups of very young men that looked suspicious. As I got lost at first I've asked directions from the police, they were Englishmen and were very helpful, also told me to take care and shouldn't have come alone at night. As I was talking to the policeman a group of three youngsters shouted at the police "f****** move your car, you're f****** blocking the road" - I was very surprised they can speak like that to the police. Saw two police vehicles probably in action. I won't go back there.

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22 Canning Town

Canning Town was dubbed as one of the poorest places in the uk by the media, but it is definitely progressing, because loads of investments are being made

So much much investment is being put into Canning Town. Things are definitely on the up. Superb connections to central London. A good place to get on the property ladder.

Canning isn't as bad anymore


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23 Southall

People are quick to jump the police about the problems. The police service are under staffed and over worked, mostly dealing with domestics which takes away their commitments dealing with what matter most. It's our silly government who have put us in this state, how about choosing a government that are pro police as apposed to it. Therefore the problems lies with us not choosing what now matters to us. Also let's point the finger out to the way these offenders are raised, after all it all starts with discipline in your own home, the police or other civil services ain't responsible for that. I'm. Not defending anyone, I just don't believe the rubbish people come out with and pointing the finger. Southall is a unique place and I really don't think it is as bad as what people think. Well old southall is quite pleasant anyway. I think people should work with civil agencies closer or how about join them for a day and see what goes on behind the scene. As I said, it's our silly government ...more

Southall just hard core crime ridden area. Just ask the police.

Southall always been bad. Been burgled 4 times. Robbed 3 times on the streets of southall. It's full of street drinkers, drug users and dealers, prostitution, kerb crawlers, robbers. Majority of crime goes under reported. People have no faith in the police. Better to just get on with life and deal with it.

I lived in Kilburn, Cricklewood, Harlseden and know Brixton and Hackney well. None come even close to Southall. 1. it's disgusting - spit everywhere. 2. smells horrible. 3 recently someone took a crap at a bus stop (human, not a dog). 4. terribly unsafe. If you go out after 8pm, prepare for a 50% chance of a run in with some criminals. If you are a female, do not walk alone under any circumstances

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24 Thornton Heath

I live in the middle of croydon and thornton heath it is alright if you lived their for long you will know the shortcuts and the placed gangs will be so you won't have to go there I lived here for 14 yrs it's been alright nothing bad has happened to me but too many stabbings and guns and drug dealers. Everywhere you see you will always see gangs or groups of people who will come and threaten you but to be honest if you stay around with a lot of people your safe if you alone at late night roaming the streets your definitely going to get robbed or stabbed or beaten up hundred percent. It's been alright for me because I've lived her for a long time and I know my stuff. It definitely the worst places in South London in fact London along with brixton

Ahh Thornton Heath. I know T. Heath back of my hand, it can be very dodgy if you haven't got your wits about you. There is a lot of crime going on, also gangs etc. It is getting worst, lots of flats popping up all over T. Heath. Moving out soon to Ashford Kent, new start etc. T.Heath just like the whole of Croydon is called chicken sitting they have the most chicken shops. 330? and growing chicken bones scattered all over the place. fly tipping everywhere, sad to say T.heath has become a dump!

Home of the One a Woman, Chicken Shop Riot. (OW-r) Hot wings are not a patch on the ones in Stratford opposite the park and a great source of disappointment. Welcome to my world.


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25 Leytonstone

Nah, Leytonstone ain't that bad, I was born there and have been living here for 21 years, yeah you get your petty little drug deals, but only since the train station incident with the Islamic extremist, there's hardly ever a stabbing, shooting, muggings. Just guys on coke slinging dope.

Been living in leytonstone forever, honestly not that dangerous of an area during daytime but definitely don't walk around at night unless you want to run into gangs and a few low level drug dealers.

Leytonstone sounds really dangerous! I planned to go there once and I am so glad I had second thoughts because my dad said there was a bunch of stabbings there! - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

Its bad I was born there I use to sell drugs and I did shoot some1 there and I was jumped and stabbed I watched a get beaten to death there as well

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26 Kennington

I was once in Kennington with my two best friends, we were walking through the streets at night when we heard a loud bang. Two men in hoodies walked towards us from across the street and one of them pulled out something from their jacket, I didn't see what it was but I directly grabbed my friends hands and we started to run, we got away luckily enough. Another time I was just out shopping when I could see two guys handing each other what looked like drugs, I have seen drug dealers, murderers, and more here. I have lived here now sixteen years, born and raised, luckily I am alive but there is no way I'm raising my kids here. As soon as I'm old enough I'm moving. - Anonymous11

Was chased through park by two thugs who were hiding in the bushes. Meat elephant and castle and gets a fair amount of crime in the estates. Pity, because like much of London there are some very nice areas of Kennington sandwiched between danger.

Lived there almost 10 years ago. It was scaring. There were 2 shots on Sunday morning in front of my door, one fatal. In the day you could walk relatively safe, but be aware in the night

Gang related violence including guns,knives and drugs

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27 Mile End

Near desi taste, many filthy drug abusing children! Always smelling like cannabis...abhorrent!

Don't go through the park at night, elsewhere it's almost okay

Most underrated gang area of east London, the Edmonton or Brixton of east basically

It's amazing in mile end lol bang bang slice

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28 Feltham

A lot of gangs, drugs, crime and dangerous and risky areas

Are you mad? Feltham is safe. It has a cinema and bowling right next to each other.

My old ends dodgy as


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29 Lambeth

Another crap London Borough ruined by the Local Labour Party Council and its MPs. It's another crime infested hole with dodgy council homes, gang cultures, broken feckless families on welfare, crap schools, crap police, high unemployment and a local Race Hustler & Closet Racist Named Lee Jasper.

I've lived & worked all over London. Actually reflecting & writing about it. London including Lambeth tends to be a mix of rich, poor, council housing etc. Obviously not Chelsea etc but does have beautiful areas. There are risks of all sorts everywhere it seems. However after a night in Stoke Newington/Hackney & felt very unsafe. Happy just up stay at home & look forward to new picture house promised for a year or so. Brilliant.

The royal rich area which surprisingly brings lots of gangs together to kill or mug or drug deal but you can visit Lambeth but just don't live their

Got mugged in kennington, lambeth in broad daylight.

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30 Stonebridge Park

Stonebridge Park looks like an third world African Refugee Camp inhabited by thugs, drug dealers, uncivilized people, closet racist, gangster wannabes, who are all recipient of and dependent on state welfare, free health care and housing. It is a crap place with shoddy council housing/blocks and dodgy people/shops.

If terrorists want to bomb a place in London, please let it be Stonebridge Park. It would save a lot of taxpayers money eliminating those degenerate parasites with their equally degenerate feral thug kids.

Predominately Afro-Caribbean it is The most notorious estate in London until demolished a few years ago. Still one of the poorest districts in London as a whole. Media dubbed it the murder mile of the west a decade ago

With the Stonebridge Estate it just looked like a ghost city in Eastern Europe, full of roadmen. Now it just looks like a barren wasteland without the estate


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31 Camden Town

I've lived in the heart of camden my whole life. Gorgeous and diverse of the day. Troublesome by night. Let's just say I've had a woman abducted on my road last week. Two men stabbed last month. I've witnessed my ex boyfriend get battered in my old estate south of camden because he wasn't from the ends and to top it off I knew the guy, I swung for him to get him off my ex and I got restrained by three of his boys. Avoid the estates and quiet roads.

I LOVE Camden. I go to the market most weekends. Never seen any trouble - only scary-looking punks, goths and skhnheads. Camden's got such a cool way about it. - Britgirl

Interesting area sub sections of it like the market are very nice (some skinheads) but otherwise quite nice. I was born in camden and moved to Canada a while back and every story I have heard is always about crime. Some people tried to take over our house, my dad was abducted and nearly killed then dropped into the middle of an intersection, everybody's been mugged a few times, on my second birthday a drug dealer was killed by his kids outside my old house. This is all ferrier street but overall camden is a very nice area.

Camden is by far one of the scariest places in London the gangs there are reckless and mental in agar grove. They have nothing to lose and enjoy causing pain on to other and would do anything to money more even if it means murder

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32 Mitcham

Pollards Hill in Mitcham was tough in the 80's, people used to visit the riots in Brixton for a bit of peace. The only reason it didn't get any coverage is because the police or the cameras did not want to go there.

I saw some get stabbed on the bus for a phone, in broad daylight. I would definitely not live here

People like Steamer are flooding that estate with guns and drugs full of crime run down estate worse place to live in London by far

Big up Mitcham

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33 Islington

Islington is now actually a pretty expensive area, near the Emirates Stadium, in the Area of Holloway Road. No particular danger

Edmonton is much worse than Tottenham. Search on the net on how many people died in Edmonton since the last 3-4 years, its unbelievable.

I love islington I lived here for 15 years in upper holloway however there were quite a few stabbings, shootings, drugs and gangs.(especially at night).

South Islington is actually fine.The rest of islington makes Islington bad

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34 Finsbury Park

Can be dangerous at night. Just outside of my flat there was I guy who got shot in the chest while sitting in his BMW. Also a bunch of youths breaking into the library and nicking computers. Also a lot of stabbings recently. If you want to stay safe don't travel by yourself at night

Lived here for 18 years, all of my life and literally have never had a problem around here apart from when I was mugged like 2 mins from the station but that was just unfortunate, it wasn't gang related or anything like that, just two random guys who saw a 14 year old kid and decided they'd take his stuff. It isn't the nicest place to look at to be honest and at night there are some weird people about but not really dangerous, whenever I've stopped to get food after a night out around FPK I've never had any trouble. Highbury is literally right next to it which is a very affluent area but also very multicultural, seven sisters road leading up to holloway is a bit dodgy and manor house is okay but not the safest at night. Other side of FPK is green lanes which is a pretty safe place albeit a couple of weirdos here and there. FPK has a bad name but it really isn't that bad at all and there are virtually no gangs around there

It is ok at daytime but at night be careful. There are a lot of stabbings around here at night and the victims are almost all the time teenagers. Sometimes to get to my house I would have to walk past about 10-15 thugs on bikes to get home which was quite terrifying. My advice is if your a teenager do not walk around Finsbury past 7pm or your at risk of being mugged or stabbed like one of my mates who made that mistake when he was with his cousin.

Extremely dirty.

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35 Ilford

A relatively small town with a large population results in an area packed with dealers, gangs and dodgy characters. Stay close to the station if you wish to avoid any trouble.

Best Indian I've ever had, if ya know what I mean

I lived here for 6 months and never felt safe. It's very run down and sketch looking people everywhere.

I’ve lived here for years there are a load of gangs. When I was 12, I knew many people who have been in gang wars, in fights and many more. Don’t recommend living here

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36 Acton Town

A third-world haven for illegal migrants, who are reliable to re-elect dodgy Labour Councillors in Acton and a useless Labour Council in Ealing. It's an overpopulated dump that is paradise for single mothers, welfare dependency, gang culture, crime and Socialism. Thank You Labour Party.

Massive estates around where all the junkies come from. I have worked in the local pub for 2 years and had to deal with all the violence you can imagine, kind of understandable on Sat night when people are pissed but not on a weekday... Never seen so many psychos in one area.

I have lived in Acton all my life and even was a pupil in Acton high its really only dangerous for outsiders

All a bit mad

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37 Belmont

Man ain't no snitch, we bare dun talk bout dat, man got clout

Smh these ends

U get shanked everywhere

It'll be calm and all of a sudden it'll be mad

38 Kensington and Chelsea

This is actually a nice place, its posh, no gangs or anything

Worlds end is quite rough

Nice places

Kensignton is a nice area. in all the years I've lived there I saw no gangs or violence

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39 Isle of Dogs

Got mugged by a group of 6 with a knife to my throught right outside asda there!

Come down my end and get shanked by the mandem, bare dogs no lie

Bare dogs

Man ain’t no snitch, got bare clout and dat

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40 Walthamstow

Walthamstow is another area ruined by the long serving incompetent Labour Party Council and its current MP Stella Creasy. Walthamstow is just like Edmonton. Notorious for its crime, gang-culture, riots, rise of Extreme Muslims, overpopulation, shoddy buildings, mediocre shops, Broken Families on Welfare, crap schools, high unemployment rate, and neighborhoods turning into ghettos

Due to the raise in prices in areas like hackney where there used to be lots of gangs a lot of the gangsters move to areas like walthamstow where it is cheaper, when all the gangs came to walthamstow the local kids had to stand up for themselves more which ended up creating more gangs and crime

Walthamstow isn't all that bad you just have to be careful and just because Muslim people are living doesn't make it a bad place to be honest you just have to look out for yourself just like any other part of London. Having lived here for 17 years all I can say is that because there is a college nearby so lots of youth people tend to think it's worse than it actually is

Yu will get shanked by dem spooky roadmen

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41 Newham

Schoolgirl, 14, sold bleach at shops in Newham dubbed 'UK's acid attack capital' (Evening Standard, 25.2.2018): BBC's 5 Live Investigates was present during an undercover sting led by (Labour-run) Newham Council and the Metropolitan Police this week, in which the teenage girl was able to buy bottles of household cleaning bleach from three out of five high street retailers in Newham.

That short dumb acid throwing midget set up chick lil zak has it coming for him, tell him watch his back hoe!

Filled with asians, no english about. Crime and drug ridden. Ruined by labour party

North Newham represent - Zilo

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42 Cricklewood

I live here since 2000 and love the place. Never had a problem and the place is so central.

Full of feens who will rape you in an instant.

I have been stalked multiple times when I have visited cricklewood.

This place is good for cheap food and drink. Apart from that it is full of alcoholics and gambling addicts. Beggars. Also crack addicts. prostitution. high unemployment and full of weird old single men who gawk at arses on the street.

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43 Stratford

Oh come on... I've lived in Stratford for nearly 2 years (near West Ham Park) and never had any issues or saw any trouble. It's a decent place to live, the rent is cheaper than other parts of London in Zone 2, and the transport links are great. We have people that sell pot on or road but they aren't dangerous - who cares

You can't have a list of the most dangerous areas in London and forget Stratford. There is a section of Stratford which is the most dangerous place in London.

Stratford has Maryland which is a place not to play about in, there are some dangerous people in that area so I advise for you not to go there. It has a very big gang who hang about on the depths of the area they wear red and I've heard they have shoot outs on the main roads also Maryland has a lot of boys I didn't see many girls when I went there. Many broken home families and drugs, killings and prostitution a very bad place

Not a scary area but a scatty area filled with Somali boys, especially located at Stratford station. They also hand out leaflets for little change and harass subway workers as a motive.

Stratford has improved a bit but try and avoid the Maryland side of Stratford unless you already live in the area. Strartford Green area is also a bit rough. - Zilo

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44 Tower Hamlets

Jailed: Gang (of Muslims) who left US student too scared to leave the house alone after savage bottle attack in east London (Evening Standard, 2/2/2015:'The attack came as he walked home in Commercial Street after a night out with a friend in Brick Lane. He became aware the pair were being followed by a group of men who became threatening and aggressive.'

'One of the men grabbed the bottle Mr Hounye was drinking from and smashed it against his face.'

Tower Hamlets is the new capital of Bangledesh, courtesy of Labour's open door mass immigration policy in exchange for more votes.

I lived in tower hamlets all my life I used to live in Bromley by bow however their was gang wars and stabbings going on literally every day. I saw kids selling drugs and riding on mopeds creating a noise almost 24/7. Even when I used to go shops I used to see boys chasing people with very big knifes. Now I live in Canning Town which is a very quite place.

I lived for 2 years in Bow. Never felt particularly unsafe, but there are dodgy areas like the estates between Alfred St and Addington Rd. It's not unusual to see hooded thug-looking groups of youths loitering around, but fortunately enough I never had a problem with them. The worst thing I witnessed was a few hooded kids nicking a bike just opposite my flat.

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45 Shepherd's Bush

Shepherds Bush is one of the most dangerous areas in hammersmith and fulham especially white city where there are many infamous gangs. definitely a no-go.

Shepherds bush is a very high rated crime area with an gang that is also linked with one of the gangs in Brixton

One of the most deprived estates in the uk, white city estate... Was a lot of gun crime and robberies, the whole area was crime ridden, probably the most drug addicts in London, but a lot of regeneration and investment has been put forth here

3 things: drugs, skengs (knives) and live corn (bullets/guns)

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46 Hayes

Hayes is another ghetto run place by the labour council.

Hayes, particularly around the station, is a s#%@hole. I've lived there on and off for two years. Can't say it's really dangerous though, Rundown yes, dangerous looking guys at night on the high street also but I think most of the youths hanging around there are simple chavs or bums who try to look tough but they're not.

Hayes is a packed ghetto places full of dopes. No cinema. No bowling places. Just crap parks and curry takeaway shops.

Say no more.

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47 Woolwich

Drug dealers hang around on the estates and sell cocaine and heroin but they give money to the families that the government has forgotten.

Woolwich boys run things in south east London one of the biggest drug cartels in England. They don't mess about when it comes to business!

Horrendous area to live in I walked the beat for ten years and that is the truth.

I live very close to woolwich and I must say it’s true as a young girl I have been violated and many fights have occurred I would never recommend going there at night one boy I know was stabbed outside of the royal arsenal train station plan on moving and never looking back

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48 Basildon

Probably one of the most dangerous areas of the U.K. Home of Essex man and Essex girl! Need I say more. Daily stabbings, shootings, burglaries, muggings etc. Drugs openly and widely available. Prostitution is rife - and all those tough Essex boys? You'll find them in corridors of the town center car park and Gloucester Park having sex with one another. Male rape is a major problem in this area. And the women? They would kill you sooner than look at you. If you go to Basildon you go at your own risk - beware!

One Basildon isn't in London it's Essex and two I've lived here all my life like most places some areas are bad but overall I think it's quite safe.

Isn't Basildon in Essex...? - Britgirl

Good place to get a prositutute. - Zilo

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49 Brixton Hill

Brixton Hill is one place I'd definitely not want to be caught if I don't belong round there, 67 rule the entirety of Brixton Hill's estate and believe me, they aren't so keen on outsiders.

Worst ever 67 gang gang

67 my brothers.

Free up sj

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50 East Ham

Too many temples mosques no English people too be seen tells you a lot about the area mostly loads of Indians living there high street north is peppered with bookies and takeaways the area around the station is littered with gangs of Eastern European men usually drunk and off there heads on drugs and drink keep away if you want too live.

Live here but now its a cess pit! Only plus is its good transport links. Look forward to the day when police purge the place.

East ham is a hole that's run by a gang who think they're hard even though they're not. They're just a bunch who get messed up by everyone

Little to no gang activity but crime can still happen. A lot of immigrants. - Zilo

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