Plaque: Alliott Verdon Roe - E17 (1)
A.V. Roe, 1877 - 1958. Under these arches Alliott Verdon Roe assembled his Avro no1. triplane. In July 1909 he made the first all British powered flight from Walthamstow Marsh.
Waltham Forest Heritage
There is another identical plaque (not photgraphed) on the other side of the viaduct, to the right.
Site: Alliott Verdon Roe - E17 (2 memorials)
E17, Walthamstow Marshes, Viaduct
The Greater London Council plaque is located on this, photographed, side of the viaduct and further to the right.