Nearly a century after Frederick Evans opened his bicycle shop in Kennington Road, the successor to the first Evans Cycles shop - now in The Cut - could soon be turned into a restaurant.
The closure this month of Evans Cycles in The Cut brings to an end a 98-year link between the firm and the Waterloo neighbourhood.
In 2005, an Evans bicycle purchased at the Kennington Road shop in 1929 was added to the collection of the London Transport Museum in Covent Garden.
When Evans Cycles was sold to Sport Direct founder Mike Ashley last autumn the firm had more than 60 shops. A number have since closed. The London Bridge branch continues to trade.
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