Hayes is a suburban part of London and lies in the Borough of Hillingdon. A major industrial area up until the mid 20th century, Hayes has seen a recent shift towards residential projects and developments. The area is close to places of interest such as Chislehurst Caves and the Horniman Museum while Dulwich Picture Gallery, Greenwich and the National Maritime Museum are within easy reach of Hayes. A number of famous people including George Orwell, Larry Page and David Westlake have been linked to the area over the years.
The area has a number of companies and businesses running their operations from executive suites and offices. This includes accounting firms and financial advisors, catering companies, computer consultants and service centres. There are also many marketing companies and consultants in Hayes, along with lawyers, builders and interior decorators. Businesses that are based here include Two Men and a Truck, BTC Group and China Airlines.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Hayes is close to the heart of the entertainment district in London with the likes of Greenwich Playhouse and Utrophia providing access to the performing arts. Up the Creek is a great place for comedy while nothing beats the size and grandeur of IndigO2 and the British Music Experience at the O2 Arena. Eating out in Hayes means you can taste food from different parts of the world including South American cuisine at Gaucho, Turkish food at Antep Mangal and Nepalese food at Gurkha Square. Those looking for local food will find plenty of variety at Albert’s Table and Twenty-Five.
Hayes and Harlington Railway Station provide connectivity to the overground railway network along the Great Western Line, along with West Wickham Railway Station. Major road-links include the M4 Motorway as well as the A312 and A4020. A number of bus and taxi services use these roads to connect Hayes to the rest of the city and beyond. The Grand Union Canal offers another type of transportation option with connectivity over water while London Heathrow Airport is the nearest link for air-travel at only 5 miles away.