REVEALED: Portsmouth’s worst bike-theft blackspots

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These are the worst spots in Portsmouth for bike thefts.

The ‘league table’ of 28 locations is published as The News today reveals the number of bicycles stolen from city streets has shot up by at least 10 per cent in the past year.

The incidents took place between April to October this year, and are compared with the same period last year;

Commercial Road – 42, down from 49 (-14.29 per cent)

Arundel Street – 39, up from 20 (+95 per cent)

Palmerston Road – 21, up from eight (+ 162.50 per cent)

Gunwharf Quays – 14, down from 24 (-41.67 per cent)

Fawcett Road – 13, up from four (+225 per cent)

Clarence Esplanade – 12, down from 14 (-14.29 per cent)

Cambridge Road – 11, down from 12 (-8.33 per cent)

Fratton Way – 10, up from 2 (+400 per cent)

Rodney Road – nine, up from zero (+100 per cent)

Guildhall Square – eight, no change

Gunwharf Road – eight, no change

Tangier Road – eight, up from two (+300 per cent)

Winston Churchill Avenue – eight, up from one (+700 per cent)

Crasswell Street – seven, up from 3 (+133.33 per cent)

Anglesea Road – six, up from one (500 per cent)

Kingston Crescent – six, up from four (+50 per cent)

London Road, Hilsea – six, up from three (+100 per cent)

Milton Road, Milton – six, down from seven (-14.29 per cent)

Twyford Avenue – six, up from two (+200 per cent)

Broad Street – five, up from zero (+100 per cent)

Copnor Road – five, up from four (+25 per cent)

Goldsmith Avenue – five, up from three (+66.67 per cent)

Hayling Avenue – five, up from zero (+ 100 per cent)

London Road, North End – five, down from six (-16.67 per cent)

Milton Road, Baffins – five, no change

Portland Street – five, up from zero (+100 per cent)

Somers Road North – five, no change

White Hart Road – five, up from zero (+100 per cent)