Sir Edwin Alliott Verdon Roe
                                                       
Born 26th April 1877
Died 4th January 1958

Pilot and Aircraft Manufacturer                                                                                






Plaque Location

Railway Viaduct Across River Lea
Walthamstow Marshes
London
E17

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The plaque is on the side of a viaduct, many yards from
the nearest access. Plaque reads:
Greater London Council
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