Below are the results of the Safer Street survey which took place in the North Birkenhead Safer Streets area in Autumn 2020.

Do you enter your home or business via the alleyway?

Response Percentage of responses Number of responses
Yes 16% 21
No 84% 110

Do you object to the closure of the passageway or highway?

Response Percentage of responses Number of responses
Yes 10% 13
No 90% 117

Would you be prepared to use an alternative route?

Response Percentage of responses Number of responses
Yes 75% 88
No 25% 29

Has your home or business been subjected to any criminal act or antisocial
behaviour?

Response Percentage of responses Number of responses
Yes 51% 63
No 49% 60

Was this reported to police?

Response Percentage of responses Number of responses
Yes 34% 27
No 66% 53

Has any member of your household or staff been the victim of or witness to any of the following incidents within your alleyway during previous 12 months? (Please tick all that apply)

Response Percentage of responses Number of responses
Fires 26% 30
Used syringes 27% 31
Muggings 4% 5
Racial incidents 4% 5
Vandalism or graffiti 27% 31
Drug-related incidents 36% 41
Youths causing annoyance 46% 52
Street workers trading within the alley 13% 15
Fly tipping 85% 97
Street lighting not working 24% 27