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John Kemp Starley 1854 - 1901
In 1885 in Coventry, Starley made history
when he produced the Rover Safety Bicycle,
a chain driven bicycle with similar sized wheels.

Edward Langley Fardon 1839 - 1926
An accomplished whitesmith and engineer, he
produced one of the most significant evolutions to
the deign of the modern bicycle

Helen Martin 1907 - 1988
Set up a charitable trust to help
the University of Warwick, its total
contribution to date is
£28 Million

Find out more about these local people at
www.sustrans.org.uk/portraitbench


The characters for this Portrait Bench chosen by your community
celebrate
Sustrans
winning a nationwide vote in 2007
to create new walking and cycling routes
across the UK, funded by
the Big Lottery Fund
www.sustrans.org.uk

Close-up of the inscription Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike 7th Jul 2019
Long shot of the bench Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike 7th Jul 2019
View from the bench Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike 7th Jul 2019
Kenilworth Greenway Stoneleigh United Kingdom
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