22 October 2013

Witcomb Cycles: The Pride of Deptford

This week we spoke to our friend Ben about his life in South London and you can listen to that here.
While Ben was talking about cycling he mentioned the rich tradition of custom framebuilding that South London has and talked about Witcomb Cycles in Deptford as being one of the most famous names in the field.
This archive footage shows a clip from This Week In Britain, a series produced by the Central Office of Information to promote British businesses overseas, that spotlights Witcomb Cycles and lets us have a look inside their legendary workshop -

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