Hayes Overview The town of Hayes, in Hillingdon Borough, West London, is located about 4 miles from the Heathrow ...
The town of Hayes, in Hillingdon Borough, West London, is located about 4 miles from the Heathrow Airport. Originally an agricultural and brick-making hub, the town – by virtue of its accessibility – housed several industrial establishments until the early ‘80s. With several schools, churches, cultural and entertainment amenities, sports facilities and listed buildings of historical interest, Hayes is well-connected by rail, road, and water to other parts of the country. Close to the M4, A312 and the A4020, Hayes is served by several buses to and from London. Apart from the Hayes and Harlington railway station, Heathrow Central and five Heathrow terminal stations also are present in this area. Boats along the Grand Union Canal also can moor at Hayes. Property prices in this town, just 11 miles from Charring Cross, averaged £300,554.
Hayes Job Opportunities
Retail, hospitality, cargo handling, freight storage and distribution businesses thrive in the area surrounding London’s Heathrow Airport and are the prime sources of employment for the people of Hayes. Sales jobs in Hayes are also available at the different supermarkets in town, including Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Boots, Greggs, Iceland and several others. Food majors such as Heinz and United Biscuits are main sources of food manufacturing jobs in Hayes.
Manufacturing and engineering jobs in Hayes can be found at Leemark Engineering, a high-precision machining service firm, as well as at Plumbase Industrial and at Thorn Microwave Devices that manufactures radars and transmitters. Rackspace, China Airlines, and Image Diagnostics Technology Ltd are just a few other companies offering jobs in Hayes.
Hayes Employment Trends
Businesses functioning from the Hayes Park and Hyde Park areas of Hayes continue to offer job opportunities, as well as the establishments close to the Heathrow Airport. Knowaste Ltd’s £15 million nappy recycling plant coming up on the Hayes-Southall border is reportedly expected to create 20 jobs to run the facility, once it is fully operational, approximately mid-2017.