Postal area UB4

Postcode zone in/near Hayes (Middlesex), existing between 1971 and now

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The streets of : Bushfield Close · Carriage Drive East · Duck’s Hill Road · East Heath Road · Shirehall Park

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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.

Barnhill Community High School:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Barra Hall Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Barra Hall Park:   
Charville Academy:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Charville Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Coldharbour Farm:   Coldharbour Farm, which was active in Hayes until the 1950s, was once the property of the Minet family.
Crane Meadows:   
De Salis Studio College:   Studio schools (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 14 and 19.
Dr Triplett’s CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Grange Park Infant and Nursery School:   Foundation school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.
Grange Park Junior School:   Foundation school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Gravel Pit Cottages:   Gravel Pit Cottages, Botwell Common stood on the corner of Dawley Road and Botwell Common Rd.
Guru Nanak Sikh Academy:   Academy converter (All through) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Harlington School:   Foundation school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
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.
Hayes Bridge Farm:   Hayes Bridge Farm, which lay on the Uxbridge Road, was originally the property of the Minet family.
Hayes End Recreation Ground:   
Hayes Park School:   Foundation school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Hedgewood School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
Lake Farm Country Park:   
Lake Farm Country Park BMX Track:   
Lake Farm Park Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Minet Country Park:   
Minet Nursery and Infant School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.
Nanaksar Primary School:   Free schools (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Pinkwell Primary School:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Regional Open Space (Belmore Playing Fields):   
Rosedale Park:   
Rosedale Primary School:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
The Global Academy:   University technical college (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 14 and 19.
Uxbridge College Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Yeading Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Yeading Infant and Nursery School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.

Botwell Common (1890):   This photo was probably taken on Dawley Road looking south.
Coldharbour Lane (1930):   Coldharbour Lane was an original lane in Hayes, dating from more rural times.

A4020, UB4 · A437, UB3 · Abbey Close, UB3 · Abbotsford Way, UB3 · Aberglen Industrial Estate, UB3 · Acacia Avenue, UB3 · Addison Way, UB3 · Addison Way, UB4 · Adelphi Crescent, UB4 · Adelphi Cresent, UB4 · Adelphi Way, UB4 · Adler Industrial Estate, UB3 · Albion Road, UB3 · Almond Close, UB3 · Angel Lane, UB3 · Arcon Drive, UB4 · Ash Grove, UB3 · Ashford Avenue, UB4 · Avondale Drive, UB3 · Ayles Road, UB4 · Badgers Close, UB3 · Balmoral Drive, UB4 · Beaconsfield Road, UB4 · Bedford Avenue, UB4 · Beechwood Avenue, UB3 · Belmore Avenue, UB4 · Berwick Avenue, UB4 · Betam Road, UB3 · Bishops Road, UB3 · Bishop’s Road, UB3 · Blacklands Drive, UB4 · Blackpool Gardens, UB4 · Blake Close, UB4 · Blandford Waye, UB4 · Blyth Road, UB3 · Botwell Common Road, UB3 · Botwell Crescent, UB3 · Bourne Avenue, UB3 · Bourne Avenue, UB7 · Bourne Circus, UB3 · Bourton Close, UB3 · Bradenham Road, UB4 · Brent Road, UB4 · Broadmead Road, UB4 · Broadway Parade, UB3 · Brookside Road, UB4 · Bullsbrook Road, UB4 · Burbage Close, UB3 · Burnham Gardens, UB3 · Burns Close, UB4 · Bury Avenue, UB4 · Byron Way, UB4 · Camden Avenue, UB4 · Carlyon Road, UB4 · Carnarvon Drive, UB3 · CAVALIER GARDENS, UB3 · Cedar Avenue, UB3 · Central Avenue, UB3 · Cerne Close, UB4 · Chalfont Road, UB3 · Charvill Lane, UB10 · Charvill Lane, UB4 · Charville Lane, UB10 · Charville Lane, UB4 · Chaucer Avenue, UB4 · Cheddar Waye, UB4 · Cherry Grove, UB3 · Chesterfield Way, UB3 · Chestnut Close, UB3 · Chiswick to Langley Special Road, UB3 · Church Close, UB4 · Church Walk, UB3 · Clarendon Road, UB3 · Clayton Road, UB3 · Clement Gardens, UB3 · Clevedon Gardens, UB3 · Clifford Gardens, UB3 · Colbrook Close, UB3 · Cold Harbour Lane, UB3 · Coldharbour Lane, UB3 · Coldharbour, UB3 · Coleridge way, UB4 · College Way, UB3 · Compton Road, UB3 · Constable Close, UB4 · Conway Drive, UB3 · Corfe Close, UB4 · Cornelia Drive, UB4 · Cotmans Close, UB3 · Cranborne Waye, UB4 · Cranmer Road, UB3 · Craven Close, UB4 · Cromwell Road, UB3 · Crossway, UB3 · Crown Trading Centre, UB3 · Dale Drive, UB4 · Dale Drive, UB4 · Dalton Close, UB4 · Damson Drive, UB3 · Dawley Parade, UB3 · Dawley Road, UB3 · Dawson Close, UB3 · Delamere Road, UB4 · Denbigh Drive, UB3 · Derwent Drive, UB4 · Devonshire Way, UB4 · Dorchester Waye, UB4 · Dorset Avenue, UB4 · Dorset Close, UB4 · Drenon Square, UB3 · Dunbar Close, UB4 · Dunedin Way, UB4 · East Walk, UB3 · East Way, UB3 · Edmunds Close, UB4 · Eighth Avenue, UB3 · Elm Close, UB3 · Elmlea Drive, UB3 · Elystan Business Centre, UB4 · Evergreen Way, UB3 · Exmouth Road, UB4 · Fairdale Gardens, UB3 · Fairholme Crescent, UB4 · Fairholme Cresent, UB4 · Fifth Avenue, UB3 · Findhorn Avenue, UB4 · First Avenue, UB3 · Forris Avenue, UB3 · Fourth Avenue, UB3 · Fredora Avenue, UB4 · Freemans Lane, UB3 · Frogmore Avenue, UB4 · Frogmore Gardens, UB4 · Frogmore Industrial Estate, UB3 · Gade Close, UB3 · Gainsborough Road, UB4 · Glebe Road, UB3 · Gledwood Avenue, UB4 · Gledwood Crescent, UB4 · Gledwood Drive, UB4 · Gledwood Gardens, UB4 · Gloucester Parade, UB3 · Golden Crescent, UB3 · Golden Cresent, UB3 · Goshawk Gardens, UB4 · Grange Close, UB3 · Grange Road, UB3 · Greenway, UB4 · Grosvenor Avenue, UB4 · Guinness Close, UB3 · Halsway, UB3 · Hanover Circle, UB3 · Harrow View, UB3 · Hayes End Drive, UB4 · Hayes End Road, UB4 · Hayes Metro Centre, UB4 · Hayes Park, UB4 · Hayman Crescent, UB4 · Hayman Cresent, UB4 · Haystall Close, UB4 · Heatherwood Drive, UB4 · Hemmen Lane, UB3 · Hermon Grove, UB3 · HERNE CLOSE, UB3 · HERNE CLOSE, UB3 · Hesa Road, UB3 · Hitherbroom Road, UB3 · Hollywood Gardens, UB4 · HOLMBURY GARDENS, UB3 · Honeysuckle Close, UB4 · Hoppner Road, UB4 · Hughes Road, UB3 · Hunters Grove, UB3 · Hurstfield Crescent, UB4 · Johnsons Industrial Estate, UB3 · Jonson Close, UB4 · Juniper Way, UB3 · Keats Close, UB4 · Kelf Grove, UB3 · Kendal Close, UB4 · Kenilworth Gardens, UB4 · Kenmore Crescent, UB4 · KERSTIN CLOSE, UB3 · Kestrel Way, UB3 · Kingsbridge Way, UB4 · Kingshill Avenue, UB5 · Kingshill Close, UB4 · Kingsway, UB3 · Lancaster Walk, UB3 · Lancaster Walk, W8 · Langdale Drive, UB4 · Langworth Drive, UB4 · Lannock Road, UB3 · Lansbury Drive, UB4 · Larch Crescent, UB4 · Lawrence Road, UB4 · Leamington Place, UB4 · Leven Way, UB3 · Lilac Gardens, UB3 · Lime Grove, UB3 · Little Road, UB3 · Long Wall, E15 · Longford Close, UB4 · Longford Gardens, UB4 · Lothian Avenue, UB4 · Lulworth Waye, UB4 · Lych Gate Walk, UB3 · M4, UB3 · Manor Pride, UB3 · Manor Road, UB3 · Mansfield Drive, UB4 · Manton Close, UB3 · Maple Close, UB4 · Maple Road, UB4 · Maple Road, UB5 · Marlow Gardens, UB3 · Marshall Drive, UB4 · Marvell Avenue, UB4 · Maxwell Close, UB3 · Mead House Lane, UB4 · Meadow View Road, UB4 · Mellow Lane East, UB4 · Melrose Close, UB4 · Middleton Road, UB3 · Mildred Avenue, UB3 · Milton Close, UB4 · Minet Drive, UB3 · Minterne Waye, UB4 · Moray Avenue, UB3 · Morgans Lane, UB3 · Mount Road, UB3 · Newman Road, UB3 · Newport Road, UB4 · Nield Road, UB3 · Nine Acres Close, UB3 · Nine Acres Close, UB7 · Ninth Avenue, UB3 · Normandy Drive, UB3 · North Avenue, UB3 · North Road, UB3 · Norwood Gardens, UB4 · Orchard Road, UB3 · Orwell Close, UB3 · Owen Road, UB4 · Owen Road, UB5 · Park Lane, UB4 · Park Parade, UB3 · Park Road, UB4 · Parsonage Close, UB3 · Pasadena Close, UB3 · PERCY GARDENS, UB4 · Pine Place, UB4 · Pinkwell Avenue, UB3 · Pinkwell Lane, UB3 · Poplar Place, UB3 · Portland Road, UB4 · Precinct Road, UB3 · Princes Park Avenue, UB3 · Princes Park Circle, UB3 · Princes Park Close, UB3 · Princes Park Lane, UB3 · PRINCES PARK PARADE, UB3 · Printing House Lane, UB3 · Provident Industrial Estate, UB3 · Pump Lane Industrial Estate, UB3 · Pump Lane, HP5 · Quebec Road, UB4 · Raeburn Road, UB4 · Raleigh Avenue, UB4 · Raynton Close, UB4 · Raynton Close, UB4 · Raynton Drive, UB4 · Rectory Road, UB3 · Regents Close, UB4 · Reid Close, UB3 · Rigby Lane, UB11 · Rigby Lane, UB3 · Romney Road, UB4 · Rose Park Close, UB4 · Rosedale Avenue, UB3 · Ross Close, UB3 · Rosslyn Close, UB3 · ROSTREVER GARDENS, UB3 · Saint Anselms Road, UB3 · Salcombe Way, UB4 · Saxony Parade, UB3 · Selan Gardens, UB4 · Seventh Avenue, UB3 · Shaftesbury Waye, UB4 · Shakespeare Avenue, UB4 · Shelley Close, UB4 · Sherborne Close, UB4 · Showers Way, UB3 · Silverdale Gardens, UB3 · Silverdale Road, UB3 · Sixth Avenue, UB3 · Skate park, UB4 · Skipton Drive, UB3 · Snowdon Crescent, UB3 · Speedway Industrial Estate, UB3 · Spencer Avenue, UB4 · Springfield Road, UB4 · St Anselms Road, UB3 · St Jeromes Grove, UB3 · St Jerome’s Grove, UB3 · St Marys Road, UB3 · St Mary’s Road, UB3 · Stirling Road, UB3 · Stormount Drive, UB3 · Stuart Crescent, UB3 · Sturminster Close, UB4 · Swallowfield Way, UB3 · Swanage Waye, UB4 · Sycamore Avenue, UB3 · The Argent Centre, UB3 · The Broadway, UB4 · The Elms, UB3 · The Oaks, UB4 · The Parkway, UB3 · The Parkway, UB4 · The Square, UB3 · The Warren, UB4 · Third Avenue, UB3 · TITHE CLOSE, UB4 · Tollgate Drive, UB4 · Townfield Road, UB3 · Townfield Square, UB3 · Trent Way, UB4 · Trevor Road, UB3 · Tudor Road, UB3 · TUDOR SQUARE, UB3 · Uk Cottages, UB3 · Ullswater Close, UB4 · Uxbridge Road, UB3 · Uxbridge Road, UB4 · Uxbridge, UB4 · Varcoe Gardens, UB3 · Victoria Close, UB3 · Waltham Avenue, UB3 · Warley Avenue, UB4 · Warley Road, UB4 · Warnford Industrial Estate, UB3 · Warwick Crescent, UB4 · Weald Way, UB4 · Wentworth Crescent, UB3 · Wesley Road, UB3 · West Avenue, UB3 · West Drayton Road, UB3 · West Walk, UB3 · Westacott, UB4 · WESTCOMBE LODGE DRIVE, UB4 · Weymouth Road, UB4 · Wheatley Crescent, UB3 · Whittington Avenue, UB4 · Willenhall Drive, UB3 · Wilmar Close, UB4 · Wilstone Close, UB4 · Wimborne Avenue, UB4 · Windsor Gardens, UB3 · Wood End Green Road, UB3 · Woodrow Avenue, UB4 · Woodstock Gardens, UB4 · Wyatt Close, UB4 · Yeading Gardens, UB4 · Yeading Lane, UB4 · Yeading Lane, UB4 ·
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