Evans Cycles Opens Fifth Store in Scotland

Evans Cycles Opens Fifth Store in Scotland


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Evans Cycles have opened a new store at the Glasgow Fort shopping centre. This is their third store in the city and their fifth in Scotland, with the other outlets in Edinburgh and Aberdeen.

Located at Auchinlea Way, Glasgow Fort, the new store will have around 100 bikes on display for customers to assess, although bikes and accessories can also be ordered from the substantial Evans Cycles online range, to be delivered to the store for collection. Since opening their first shop in 1921, Evans Cycles had grown to having 62 outlets across the UK, employing 1,300 staff.

Recent Turnaround

Like many retailers Evans Cycles found trading conditions increasingly tough and were bought out by Sports Direct in 2018 after going in to administration. Following initial fears that half of the existing stores would shut, a detailed review of the company’s shop portfolio has resulted in just 8 stores being earmarked for closure so far. It is hoped that staff affected by these closures can be re-deployed within the company. The store at Glasgow Fort is one of two new stores to be opened in the UK following this review.

The Evans Cycles Brand

Cycling has seen a boom in participation in recent years and a fifth store will give cyclists in Scotland more opportunity to buy the equipment they require. Evans Cycles provides a complete range of bikes, including road, mountain, hybrid, electric and folding bikes. The whole family is catered for with a range of bikes for the kids too. With clothing, helmets, bike component parts, maintenance and nutrition offered, Evans Cycles also involve themselves in national projects such as the Government’s Cycle to Work scheme. 2013 saw them partner with Olympic cyclist Chris Hoy to design the Hoy bikes range, which sits alongside their Pinnacle range.

The Glasgow Fort Store

To mark the new store opening at Glasgow Fort goody bags were handed out to customers, who also had the chance to win a £500 Evans Cycles voucher. Staff will be able to offer advice to cyclists of all abilities, while a Shimano service centre will also be sited within the store. Glasgow Fort offers plenty of free parking, allowing you easy access to the store’s click and collect service. A new Evans Cycles store in Glasgow is a boost to Scotland after initial store closure fears and provides another outlet offering customers a comprehensive cycling service.

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