London is one of the most interesting and exciting capital cities in the world attracting millions of visitors each year. It’s also one of the safest.
As in any large, busy city, however, crime can sometimes be a problem so you do need to take care about personal safety and looking after your belongings. These pages give advice on what you can do to make your visit to London safer and more enjoyable.
Knowing how and where criminals who commit these crimes operate and by being aware of your surroundings will help you avoid becoming a victim.
1. Transport hubs and stations.
2. Crowded places / rush hour
3. ATM and cash machine locations
4. Cafés, restaurants, pubs and clubs.
5. Schools, colleges and universities
Remember the police are there to help you. If anything does go wrong and your possessions are lost or stolen then contact the police at the earliest opportunity.
IN AN EMERGENCY REQUIRING POLICE, FIRE OR AMBULANCE SERVICE DIAL 999