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.

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Railway arches at Walthamstow Marsh Railway Viaduct, Walthamstow Marshes, Waltham Forest, E17, London
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by Greater London Council in 1983

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