Plaque

Alliott Verdon Roe - E17 (1)

Inscription

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.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Alliott Verdon Roe - E17 (1)

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Alliott Verdon Roe

Aircraft designer and manufacturer. Born Edwin Alliott Verdon Roe at Patricro...

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Avro No. 1 Triplane

Airplane designed and built by Alliott Verdon Roe. The first all-British airc...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Alliott Verdon Roe - E17 (1)

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Waltham Forest Council

Formed in 1965 from the joining of Chingford, Leyton and Walthamstow.

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Alliott Verdon Roe - E17 (1)

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Alliott Verdon Roe - E17 (2)

Alliott Verdon Roe - E17 (2)

The plaque is some distance from the nearest vantage point.

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