Batley and Spen

Covering : Batley, Birkenshaw, Birstall, Cleckheaton, East Bierley, Gomersal, Heckmondwike, Liversedge and surrounding areas.

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Neighbourhood Priorities

Batley East

  • Howley Walk Batley

    Anti-Social behaviour centred around a block of flats on Howley Walk. Criminal damage to communal area possible drug use. People to be identified and dealt with through the ASB Process and any Criminal behaviour to be dealt with.

    We have an increase in Officers Patrolling this area and have a Proactive Team assisting. We are working closely with our Partner Agency Kirklees Council who are supplying CESO’s to patrol this area and are working with the local Housing Officers.

Batley West

  • Bradford Road / Wilton Park Area Batley

    Anti-Social behaviour on Bradford Road Wilton Park area where youths are causing a Nuisance and Criminal Damage. Stones being thrown at passing vehicles.

    Increase in patrols by Officers to identify youths and deal with through the ASB process and any criminal behaviour to be dealt with.

All Batley and Spen Ward Areas

  • Nuisance Motorcycles / Quad Bikes causing a nuisance for residents.

    We have a dedicated Officer following up reports, identifying those responsible and dealing with them through S59 warnings and seizing vehicles. Also reporting riders for summons when found not to be driving legally.

    When reporting nuisance bikes in your area please consider the following:

    Description of the Bike

    Description of the Rider

    Vehicle Registration Number if displaying a plate

    If known who the rider is

    If known where the bike is being stored


    We are keen for members of the public to report incidents in these areas which can be made by either ringing 101 or in an emergency situation to ring 999.

    You can also report incidents online through the West Yorkshire Police Website:

    You can also report anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or


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Kirklees District Community Trigger
A process to help repeat victims of Anti-Social Behaviour in the Kirklees area.
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Do you recognise
Batley and Spen
Offence Date
Ref: KD2808
Theft From Shop
Offence Date
Ref: KD2792
Theft From Shop
Offence Date
Ref: KD2791
Public Order
Offence Date
Ref: KD2790