A. V. Roe 1877-1958 Under these arches Alliott Verdon Roe assembled his AVRO No. 1 triplane. In July 1909 he made the first all-British powered flight from Walthamstow Marsh.

An identical plaque has been placed on the other side of the same railway arch. An earlier plaque erected by the Greater London Council is nearby.

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