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Hayes (Middlesex)

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Suburb · Hayes (Middlesex) · UB3 ·
September
14
2013

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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THE STREETS OF HAYES (MIDDLESEX)
& 2 Yeading Court, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
23, UB1 A street within the UB4 postcode
Abbey Close, UB3 Abbey Close is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Abbotsford Way, UB3 Abbotsford Way is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Acacia Avenue, UB3 Acacia Avenue is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Addison Way, UB3 Addison Way is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Addison Way, UB4 Addison Way is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Adelphi Crescent, UB4 Adelphi Crescent is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Adelphi Way, UB4 Adelphi Way is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Albion Road, UB3 Albion Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Alpha Estate, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Arcon Drive, UB4 Arcon Drive is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Argent Centre, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Ayles Road, UB4 Walter Ayles was the Labour MP for Southall (1945-1950); then for Hayes and Harlington (1950-1953).
Badgers Close, UB3 Badgers Close is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Balmoral Drive, UB4 Balmoral Drive is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Barra Wood Close, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Beaconsfield Road, UB4 Beaconsfield Road is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Bedford Avenue, UB4 Bedford Avenue is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Belmore Avenue, UB4 Belmore Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Blackpool Gardens, UB4 Blackpool Gardens is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Blake Close, UB4 Blake Close is a road in the UB4 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
Bourton Close, UB3 Bourton Close is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Bradenham Road, UB4 Bradenham Road is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Bramley Close, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Brent Road, UB4 Brent Road is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Britannia Trading Estate, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Broadmead Road, UB4 Broadmead Road is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Burbage Close, UB3 Burbage Close is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Burnham Gardens, UB3 Burnham Gardens is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Burns Close, UB4 Burns Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Butchers Mews, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Carlyon Road, UB4 Carlyon Road 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
Cedar Avenue, UB3 Cedar Avenue is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Chailey Industrial Estate, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Chalfont Road, UB3 Chalfont Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Charvill Lane, UB10 Charvill Lane is a road in the UB10 postcode area
Charvill Lane, UB4 Charvill Lane is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Charville Lane, UB10 Charville Lane is a road in the UB10 postcode area
Charville Lane, UB4 Charville Lane is an ancient lane of Hayes running east-west.
Chaucer Avenue, UB4 Chaucer Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Cheddar Waye, UB4 Cheddar Waye is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Cherry Grove, UB3 Cherry Grove is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Chesterfield Way, UB3 Chesterfield Way is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Chiswick to Langley Special Road, UB3 Chiswick to Langley Special Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Clarendon Road, UB3 Clarendon Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Clevedon Gardens, UB3 Clevedon Gardens is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Coleridge way, UB4 Coleridge way is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Compton Road, UB3 Compton Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Constable Close, UB4 Constable Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Conway Drive, UB3 Conway Drive is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Corfe Close, UB4 Corfe Close is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Cornelia Drive, UB4 Cornelia Drive is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Cotmans Close, UB3 Cotmans Close is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Cranmer Road, UB3 Cranmer Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Craven Close, UB4 Craven Close is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Crossway, UB3 Crossway is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Dale Drive, UB4 Dale Drive is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Dale Drive, UB4 Dale Drive is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Damson Drive, UB3 Damson Drive is a road in the UB3 postcode area
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
Denbigh Drive, UB3 Denbigh Drive 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.
Devonshire Way, UB4 Devonshire Way is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Dorset Avenue, UB4 Dorset Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Dorset Close, UB4 Dorset Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Drenon Square, UB3 Drenon Square is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Dunbar Close, UB4 Dunbar Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
East Way, UB3 East Way is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Edmunds Close, UB4 Edmunds Close is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Eighth Avenue, UB3 Eighth Avenue is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Elm Close, UB3 Elm Close is a road in the UB3 postcode area
End Green Road, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Exmouth Road, UB4 Exmouth Road is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Fifth Avenue, UB3 Fifth Avenue is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Findhorn Avenue, UB4 Findhorn Avenue is a road in the UB4 postcode area
First Avenue, UB3 First Avenue is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Fitzgerald House, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Forris Avenue, UB3 Forris Avenue is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Forsters Way, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Fourth Avenue, UB3 Fourth Avenue is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Fredora Avenue, UB4 Fredora Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Freemans Lane, UB3 Freemans Lane is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Frogmore Gardens, UB4 Frogmore Gardens is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Frogmore Industrial Estate, UB3 Frogmore Industrial Estate is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Gade Close, UB3 Gade Close is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Glebe Road, UB3 Glebe Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Gledwood Crescent, UB4 Gledwood Crescent is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Gledwood Drive, UB4 Gledwood Drive is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Gledwood Gardens, UB4 Gledwood Gardens is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Golden Cresent, UB3 Golden Cresent is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Goshawk Gardens, UB4 Goshawk Gardens is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Greenway Court, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Greenway, UB4 Greenway is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Halsway, UB3 Halsway is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Harrow View, UB3 Harrow View is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Haven Close, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Hawthorne Place, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Hayes Park, UB4 Hayes Park is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Haystall Close, UB4 Haystall Close is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Heatherwood Drive, UB4 Heatherwood Drive is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Hesa Road, UB3 Hesa Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Hexagon Business Centre, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Hitherbroom Road, UB3 Hitherbroom Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Hollywood Gardens, UB4 Hollywood Gardens is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
HOLMBURY GARDENS, UB3 HOLMBURY GARDENS is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Hoppner Road, UB4 Hoppner Road is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Hughes Road, UB3 Hughes Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Hunters Grove, UB3 Hunters Grove is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Jonson Close, UB4 Jonson Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Keats Close, UB4 Keats Close is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Kenmore Crescent, UB4 Kenmore Crescent is a road in the UB4 postcode area
KERSTIN CLOSE, UB3 KERSTIN CLOSE is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Kingsbridge Way, UB4 Kingsbridge Way is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Kingshill Avenue, UB5 Kingshill Avenue is a road in the UB5 postcode area
Kingshill Close, UB4 Kingshill Close is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Lancaster Walk, W8 Lancaster Walk is a road in the W8 postcode area
Langdale Drive, UB4 Langdale Drive is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Langworth Drive, UB4 Langworth Drive is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Lannock Road, UB3 Lannock Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Little Road, UB3 Little Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Longford Gardens, UB4 Longford Gardens is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Lothian Avenue, UB4 Lothian Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Lullworth Waye, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Lulworth Waye, UB4 Lulworth Waye is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Manor Road, UB3 Manor Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Manton Close, UB3 Manton Close is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Marshall Drive, UB4 Marshall Drive is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Marvell Avenue, UB4 Marvell Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Maxwell Close, UB3 Maxwell Close is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Mead House Lane, UB4 Mead House Lane is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Meadow View Road, UB4 Meadow View Road is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Melina Close, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Melrose Close, UB4 Melrose Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Milton Close, UB4 Milton Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Minterne Waye, UB4 Minterne Waye is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Mount Road, UB3 Mount Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Newman Road, UB3 Newman Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Ninth Avenue, UB3 Ninth Avenue is a road in the UB3 postcode area
North Avenue, UB3 North Avenue is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Orchard Road, UB3 Orchard Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Orwell Close, UB3 Orwell Close is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Owen Road, UB4 Owen Road is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Owen Road, UB5 Owen Road is a road in the UB5 postcode area
PERCY GARDENS, UB4 PERCY GARDENS is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Pillions Lane, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Poplar Place, UB3 Poplar Place is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Portland Road, UB4 Portland Road is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Precinct Road, UB3 Precinct Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Princes Park Avenue, UB3 Princes Park Avenue is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Provident Industrial Estate, UB3 Provident Industrial Estate is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Pump Lane, HP5 Pump Lane is a road in the HP5 postcode area
Raeburn Road, UB4 Raeburn Road is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Raleigh Avenue, UB4 Raleigh Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Raynton Close, UB4 Raynton Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Raynton Close, UB4 Raynton Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Rose Park Close, UB4 Rose Park Close is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Rosedale Avenue, UB3 Rosedale Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
ROSTREVER GARDENS, UB3 ROSTREVER GARDENS is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Salcombe Way, UB4 Salcombe Way is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Selan Gardens, UB4 Selan Gardens is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Seventh Avenue, UB3 Seventh Avenue is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Shaftesbury Waye, UB4 Shaftesbury Waye is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Shakespeare Avenue, UB4 Shakespeare Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Shelley Close, UB4 Shelley Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Sherborne Close, UB4 Sherborne Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Silverdale Gardens, UB3 Silverdale Gardens is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Sixth Avenue, UB3 Sixth Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
South Walk, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Spencer Avenue, UB4 Spencer Avenue is a road in the UB4 postcode area
St Anselms Road, UB3 St Anselms Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
St Jeromes Grove, UB3 St Jeromes Grove is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
St Marys Road, UB3 St Marys Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
St Mary’s Road, UB3 St Mary’s Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Stuart Crescent, UB3 Stuart Crescent is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Sturminster Close, UB4 Sturminster Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Swallowfield Way, UB3 Swallowfield Way is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
The Broadway, UB4 The Broadway is a road in the UB4 postcode area
The Oaks, UB4 The Oaks is a road in the UB4 postcode area
The Parkway, UB3 The Parkway is a road in the UB3 postcode area
The Parkway, UB4 The Parkway is a road in the UB4 postcode area
The Warren, UB4 The Warren is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Third Avenue, UB3 Third Avenue is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Tithe Close, UB4 Tithe Close lies off Gledwood Drive.
Townfield Road, UB3 Townfield Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Townfield Square, UB3 Townfield Square is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Trent Way, UB4 Trent Way is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Tudor Road, UB3 Tudor Road is one of the streets of London in the UB3 postal area.
Ullswater Close, UB4 Ullswater Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Uxbridge Road, UB3 Uxbridge Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Varcoe Gardens, UB3 Varcoe Gardens is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Walnut Close, UB3 A street within the UB3 postcode
Warley Avenue, UB4 Warley Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Warley Road, UB4 Warley Road is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Warren Close, UB4 A street within the UB4 postcode
Weald Way, UB4 Weald Way is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Wesley Road, UB3 Wesley Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
West Avenue, UB3 West Avenue is a road in the UB3 postcode area
West Drayton Road, UB3 West Drayton Road is a road in the UB3 postcode area
West Walk, UB3 West Walk is a road in the UB3 postcode area
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
Whittington Avenue, UB4 Whittington Avenue is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Willenhall Drive, UB3 Willenhall Drive is a road in the UB3 postcode area
Wilstone Close, UB4 Wilstone Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Wimborne Avenue, UB4 Wimborne Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Woodrow Avenue, UB4 Woodrow Avenue is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Wyatt Close, UB4 Wyatt Close is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Yeading Gardens, UB4 Yeading Gardens is a road in the UB4 postcode area
Yeading Lane, UB4 Yeading Lane is one of the streets of London in the UB4 postal area.
Yeading Lane, UB4 Yeading Lane is a street in Hayes


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