ASB Reporter – October summary

There were 74 asb incidents reported for the month of October. This represents a decrease of approaching 10% as compared to the previous month’s total of 82. This welcome reduction is due perhaps as a result of a change in the weather as we approach the colder, darker Winter months.

Totals by house and their % of the total were as follows

Ben Jonson39 (52.7%)
Gilbert15 (20.2%)
Frobisher Crescent6 (8.1%)
Shakespeare Tower5 (6.8%)
Bryer Court4 (5.4%)
Cromwell Tower2 (2.7%)
Andrewes2 (2.7%)
Speed1 (1.4%)

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

Cycling23 (31%)
Parkour15 (20.2%)
Skateboarding11 (14.8%)
Rowdy behaviour8 (10.8%)
Noisy behaviour5 (6.7%)
Loud music5 (6.7%)
Vandalism/graffiti1 (1.4%)
Playing squash against a wall1 (1.4 %)
Monowheel1 (1.4 %)
Dog off leash1 (1.4 %)
Noisy service road1 (1.4 %)
Noisy fan switched on by the Art
1 (1.4%)
Unspecified1 (1.4%)

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

Deputy David Bradshaw C.C.

Chair, Barbican Estate Security Committee

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