Lilac Gardens, UB3

Road maybe built in the Edwardian era. Most of the urban landscape is interwar

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Lilac Gardens, UB3

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Road · Hayes (Middlesex) · UB3 ·
MARCH
17
2017

Lilac Gardens is a road in the UB3 postcode area




NEARBY STREETS
Abenglen Industrial Estate, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Aberglen Industrial Estate, UB3 Aberglen Industrial Estate is in the UB3 postal area.
Adler Industrial Estate Adler Industrial Estate.
Adler Industrial Estate, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Albion Road, UB3 Albion Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Almond Close, UB3 Almond Close is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Alpha Estate, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Angel Lane, UB3 Angel Lane is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Aqua House, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Ash Grove, UB3 Ash Grove is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Badgers Close, UB3 Badgers Close is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Barra Hall Circus, UB3 Barra Hall Circus is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Barra Hall Road, UB3 Barra Hall Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Barra Wood Close, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Beechwood Avenue, UB3 Beechwood Avenue is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Betam Road, UB3 Betam Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Blackpool Gardens, UB4 Blackpool Gardens is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Blyth Road, UB3 Blyth Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Bolingbroke Way, UB11 Bolingbroke Way is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Bolingbroke Way, UB3 Bolingbroke Way is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Botwell Common Road, UB3 Botwell Common Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Botwell Crescent, UB3 Botwell Crescent is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Botwell Lane, UB3 Botwell Lane is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Britannia Trading Estate, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Burbage Close, UB3 Burbage Close is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Byron Way, UB4 Byron Way is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
CAVALIER GARDENS, UB3 CAVALIER GARDENS is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Cavendish Close, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Caxton Trading Estate, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Centurion House, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Charlton Court, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Chestnut Close, UB3 Chestnut Close is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Church Close, UB4 Church Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Church Walk, UB3 Church Walk is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Clarendon Road, UB3 Clarendon Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Clayton Business Centre, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Clayton Road, UB3 Clayton Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Commonwealth Avenue, UB3 Commonwealth Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Compton Road, UB3 Compton Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Constantine House, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Cottages, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Cranmer Road, UB3 Cranmer Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Cromwell Road, UB3 Cromwell Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Crown Trading Centre, UB3 Crown Trading Centre is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Dalton Close, UB4 Dalton Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Dawley Park, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Dawley Road, UB3 Dawley Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Dawson Close, UB3 Dawson Close is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Derwent Drive, UB4 Derwent Drive is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Divine Way, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Egan Way, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Elmlea Drive, UB3 Elmlea Drive is a road in the UB3 postcode area
End Green Road, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Enterprise House, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Evergreen Way, UB3 Evergreen Way is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Forris Avenue, UB3 Forris Avenue is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Freemans Lane, UB3 Freemans Lane is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Fremantle Way, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Frogmore Avenue, UB4 Frogmore Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Frogmore Gardens, UB4 Frogmore Gardens is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Golden Crescent, UB3 Golden Crescent is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Golden Cresent, UB3 Golden Cresent is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Grange Close, UB3 Grange Close is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Grange Road, UB3 Grange Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Haven Close, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Hayes End Close, UB4 Hayes End Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Hayes End Drive, UB4 Hayes End Drive is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Hayes End Road, UB4 Hayes End Road is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Hayes Park, UB4 Hayes Park is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Hillingdon Trail, UB4 Hillingdon Trail is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Hurstfield Crescent, UB4 Hurstfield Crescent is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Judge Heath Lane, UB3 Judge Heath Lane is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Juniper Way, UB3 Juniper Way is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Kenbrook House, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Kestrel Way, UB3 Kestrel Way is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Kingswood Place Uxbridge Road, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Kingswood Place, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Lannock Road, UB3 Lannock Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Leven Way, UB3 Leven Way is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Lime Grove, UB3 Lime Grove is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Ls, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Mansfield Drive, UB4 Mansfield Drive is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Manton Close, UB3 Manton Close is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Marriner Court, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Mead House Lane, UB4 Mead House Lane is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Melina Close, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Middleton Road, UB3 Middleton Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Morgans Lane, UB3 Morgans Lane is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Murray Grey House, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Newport Road, UB4 Newport Road is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Nield Road, UB3 Nield Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
North Road, UB3 North Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Orwell Close, UB3 Orwell Close is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Ostia Lodge, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Park Lane, UB4 Park Lane is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Park Parade, UB3 Park Parade is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Park Road, UB4 Park Road is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Pillions Lane, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Princes Park Avenue, UB3 Princes Park Avenue is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Princes Park Circle, UB3 Princes Park Circle is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Princes Park Close, UB3 Princes Park Close is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
PRINCES PARK PARADE, UB3 PRINCES PARK PARADE is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Printing House Lane, UB3 Printing House Lane is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Printinghouse Lane, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Queens Road, UB3 Queens Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Record Walk, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Regents Close, UB4 Regents Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Reid Close, UB3 Reid Close is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Rj, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Rosedale Avenue, UB3 Rosedale Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Rosslyn Close, UB3 Rosslyn Close is a road in the UB3 postcode area
ROSTREVER GARDENS, UB3 ROSTREVER GARDENS is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Rostrevor Gardens, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Sherfield Mews, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
South Walk, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Spa House, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Speedway Industrial Estate, UB3 Speedway Industrial Estate is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Swallowfield Centre, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Swallowfield Way, UB3 Swallowfield Way is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Sycamore Avenue, UB3 Sycamore Avenue is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Trevor Road, UB3 Trevor Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Tudor Road, UB3 Tudor Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
TUDOR SQUARE, UB3 TUDOR SQUARE is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Uk Cottages, UB3 Uk Cottages is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Unit 2, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Varcoe Gardens, UB3 Varcoe Gardens is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Victoria Close, UB3 Victoria Close is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Vinyl Place, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Voltaire Way, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Walnut Close, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Warnford Industrial Estate, UB3 Warnford Industrial Estate is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Waylands, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Welwyn Way, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Westacott, UB4 Westacott is a road in the UB4 postcode area
WESTCOMBE LODGE DRIVE, UB4 WESTCOMBE LODGE DRIVE is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Willenhall Drive, UB3 Willenhall Drive is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Wilmar Close, UB4 Wilmar Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Wood End, UB3 Wood End is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Woodstock House, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Wrays Way, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode


Hayes (Middlesex)

Hayes is a suburban development situated 13 miles west of Charing Cross, developed in the late 19th and 20th centuries as an industrial locality to which residential districts were later added in order to house factory workers.

Until the end of the 19th century, Hayes was primarily an agricultural and brickmaking area. However, because of its location on the Grand Junction Canal (later called the Grand Union) and the Great Western Railway it had a number of advantages as an industrial location in the late 19th century. It was because of this proximity that the Hayes Development Company offered sites on the north side of the railway, adjacent to the canal.

Hayes has always been heavily involved with industry, both local and international, and is (or has been) the home of EMI, Nestlé and H. J. Heinz Company. Past companies include Fairey Aviation (later merged with Westland), and HMV.

During the First World War the EMI factories produced aircraft. Charles Richard Fairey was seconded there for a short time, before setting up his own company, Fairey Aviation, which relocated in 1918 to a large new factory across the railway in North Hyde Road. Over 4,500 aircraft were subsequently produced here but Fairey needed an airfield to test these aircraft and in 1928 secured a site in nearby Heathrow. This became the Great West Aerodrome, but was requisitioned by the Air Ministry in 1944, and initially developed as a heavy bomber base intended for Boeing B-29 Superfortresses but when Second World War ended in 1945, it was taken over by the Ministry of Aviation and became Heathrow Airport.
The Nestlé company located its major chocolate and instant coffee works on the canal, adjacent to the railway east of the station, and it was for many years the company's UK headquarters.

It was in Hayes in the Central Research Laboratories (generally known as "CRL") that Isaac Shoenberg developed (1934) the all-electronic 405-line television system (called the Marconi-EMI system, used by the BBC from 1936 until closedown of the Crystal Palace 405-line transmissions in 1985).

Alan Blumlein carried out his research into binaural sound and stereo gramophone recording here. Trains at Hayes Station (1935) and Walking & Talking are two notable films Blumlein shot in order to demonstrate stereo sound on film. These films are held at the Hayes EMI archive.

In 1939, working alongside the electrical firms A.C. Cossor and Pye, a 60 MHz radar was developed, and from 1941 to 1943 the H2S radar system.


From the early 1970s to 2003 McAlpine Helicopters Limited and Operational Support Services Limited (later renamed McAlpine Aviation Services Limited) operated from two purpose-built helicopter hangars in Swallowfield Way industrial estate, as the company operated on land already owned by the Sir Robert McAlpine. The land on the other side of the Grand Union Canal is called Stockley Park and its buildings were intentionally positioned to allow safe passage for helicopters into the heliport in case of an emergency. Fortunately, this was never used.

Since development, industry has been pre-eminent in Hayes. The provision of adequate housing did not begin until after World War I, with the creation of dwellings of the garden suburb type.

George Orwell, who adopted this pseudonym while living there, lived and worked in 1932-3 as a schoolmaster at The Hawthorns High School for Boys, situated on Church Road. The school has since closed. Despite returning several times, Orwell was characteristically acerbic about his time in Hayes.
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