Being so close to Melbourne’s CBD, Thornbury is a sought-after area. Thornbury Village is a buzzing High Street shopping precinct with lively bars, cafes and restaurants. Public transport is easily accessible with various trams connecting Thornbury to the Melbourne CBD. If you’re looking to get out and connect with nature then a bike ride along the Merri Creek Trail or the Darebin Creek Trail will give you what you need. There is an eclectic mix of people in Thornbury – young families, hipsters, professionals and couples from various cultural backgrounds – giving Thornbury a cosmopolitan community vibe. The area is gentrifying and growing in appeal to those looking a good area for property investment. Today our Thornbury locksmith, who attend to call-outs from homes and businesses in the area, take a brief look at the latest Crime Stats for Thornbury.
The latest Crime Statistics for Thornbury, as taken from the Crime Statistics Agency Victoria, are as follows:
|Property Damage (includes Graffiti and Criminal Damage)||121||115|
|Burglary/Break and Enter||143||128|
|Theft (includes bicycle theft and theft from retail stores)||709||613|
|Disorderly and Offensive Conduct||11||16|
|Robbery (including aggravated robbery)||7||10|
With the gentrification of Thornbury and the desire for professional people and families to live closer to the city and reduce their commuting time, Thornbury has become a relatively safe area to live. Like most densely populated inner-city areas, there will always be some crime. Petty criminals and opportunistic thieves are always on the look-out for an easy target – our locksmiths recommend taking certain, budget-friendly measures to ensure your home or business is secure. Always ensure your permitter fence and any street-facing doors and windows are latched and locked. Extra precautions, like deadbolts and window closers, are easy to instal and maintain. If you are looking to secure a retail space or office, then a wireless alarm system and CCTV cameras can act as good deterrents. A wireless alarm system for your home is also an easy to install and easy to use option if you want an extra level of home security.
Our emergency locksmiths in Thornbury are able to attend to any properties that have been burgled or tampered with – we can repair, service and install locks. Should you be looking to update or improve your business security systems, then we can help you identify the best solutions for your needs. We are able to provide an array of different solutions for all different budgets. Your safety is important so please give us a call if you have any questions or concerns and we will be happy to help.