Olympia Works

place and factory

Aged unknown

Commemorated on 1 plaque

The Olympia Works. Robert Blackburn, aviator pioneer, built aircraft here including over 100 BE2C army and navy biplanes and the famous Kangeroo, Swift and Sopwith Baby planes. He test flew the BE2Cs on Soldiers' Field and from there, in 1919, operated passenger flights to London and Amsterdam. 1914-1932

Tescos, Roundhay, Leeds, United Kingdom where it sited