ASB Reporter – August summary

There were 149 asb incidents reported for the month of August. This represents an increase of 8.8% as compared to the previous month’s total of 137. Totals by house and their % of the total were as follows:

HouseIncidents
Ben Jonson65 (43.6%)
Shakespeare Tower37 (24.8%)
Gilbert13 (8.7%)
Andrewes7 (4.7%)
Bryer Court6 (4.0%)
Breton4 (2.7%)
Cromwell Tower3 (2.1%)
Seddon3 (2.1%)
Defoe2 (1.3%)
Bunyan Court2 (1.3%
Thomas More2 (1.5%)
Frobisher Crescent2 (1.5%)
Wallside1 (0.7%)
Speed1 (0.7%)
John Trundle Court1 (0.7%)

In terms of the number of incidents and type of asb activity reported, the results were as follows:

Skateboarding35 (23.5%)
Parkour30 (20.1%)
Cycling25 (16.8%)
Rowdy behaviour24 (16.1%)
Loud music10 (6.7%)
Scooter riders5 (3.3%)
Motorbikes2 (1.3%)
Bicycle stolen/missing2 (1.3%)
Playing football late2 (1.3%)
Noisy drinkers2 (1.3%)
Police helicopter (assumed)2 (1.3%)
Public urination1 (0.7%)
Telephone scam1 (0.7%)
Banging infant play equipment & shouting1 (0.7%)
Trespassing (alleged)1 (0.7%)
Shouting1 (0.7%)
Noise/bangs in the service road1 (0.7%)
Young girls playing in the fountain1 (0.7%)
Loud deep throbbing noise1 (0.7%)
Intimidating behaviour1 (0.7%)
Unspecified1 (0.7%)

Full details of the incidents reported during August 2021 can be found on the BA website at barbicanassociation.co.uk under the News section for Security & Safety.

Deputy David Bradshaw C.C.

Chair, Barbican Estate Security Committee

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