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#HumansOfLSA : Chris Evernden

Updated: Feb 5, 2020

Our #HumansOfLSA interview series gets to know some of the people behind the Leake Street Arches project as well as those living and working in the local area.

This week, we spoke to Chris Evernden, the Co-Founder of Banh Bao Brothers, a Vietnamese Street Food concept that will be opening in Leake Street Arches.

1. What did you want to be when you were a child? Bruce Lee

2. Where is your happy place? Water

3. What’s your first ever memory? Being in the air (I think was my dad throwing me in the air?!)

4. What do you regard as your biggest achievement in life so far? Being a dad

5. What’s the hardest thing you’ve ever done? Tough Mudder; I didn’t know there was running involved, and I’d never run long distance before!

6. When did you last break the rules? Today

7. If you could meet anyone (living or dead) who would it be? Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. P.S he can come eat for free if he is ever in town

8. If you were a graffiti artist, what would your tag name be and why? Iron Kong – I’m unstoppable when I focus on something

9. What scares you most? Not trying

10. If you could be remembered for one quality, what would it be? Inspiring

Tunnel Rules

London & Continental Railways Limited (LCR), the landlord of Leake Street Arches and the managers of the Leake Street Tunnel, are keen to support the creative community working on Leake Street and ensure that other people in the local area continue to value the contribution that tunnel activities bring to the neighbourhood. These Tunnel Rules are designed to create an enjoyable experience for everyone.

Events, Filming and Photography

If you are interested in holding an event (including photo shoot or film shoot) in the public spaces of Leake Street Arches, please complete this Authorisation Form and send to info@leakestreetarches.london.

If you are interested in holding a private event at one of the businesses in Leake Street Arches, please contact the business directly or email us on
info@leakestreetarches.london and we will introduce you.

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