Trafalgar Way, which links Canary Wharf to the A261 next to Billingsgate Market is the second most popular minor road in the country for motorcyclists, according to a new report.

In 2014, 742 bikes were spotted on the link every day.

Top of the list comes he B302, otherwise known as Royal Hospital Road, in Kensington and Chelsea which had an average of 1,093 motorcyclists on it every day in 2014 according to the Department for Transport.

This was more than for any other minor road (ie not motorways or A roads) in the whole of England, Wales and Scotland.

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In third place was Horseferry Road in Westminster with 653 a day while Spaniards Road in Camden (563 a day) and Ilderton Road (503 a day) in Lewisham came fourth and fifth respectively.

The Department for Transport's statistics show that there has been a spike in the number of motorcyclists on Britain's roads in the past year.

In 2014 as many as 125,153 motorbikes were spotted on minor roads every day - an 8.8% increase compared to the figure of 115,012 in 2013.

Despite this big increase there were still fewer motorbikes on Britain's minor road network in 2014 when compared to 2011 when 135,439 were spotted daily.

Road // Local Authority // Motorcyclists per day
1. Royal Hospital Road (B302) // Kensington and Chelsea // 1,093
• 2. Trafalgar Way // Tower Hamlets // 742
3. Horseferry Road (B323) // Westminster // 653
4. Spaniards Road (B519) // Camden // 563
5. Ilderton Road // Lewisham // 503