The brook flows southwards. It is met
by a tributary from the west, and by an apparent, but defunct, spillway from
the canal from the east. It then becomes known as the River Crane.
This is essentially two roads with the
same name divided by the Yeading Brook and the Grand Union Canal.
Guru Nanak Sikh Primary
and Secondary Academies are a faith schools which promotes the values of the
Sikh religion. They were established in 1999 as voluntary aided schools in the
Our Lady and St.Anselm RC School. Built
1956 and now closed. The Guru Nanak School is on its site.
Hayes and Yeading United Football
Ground. The club dates from 2007 when the two clubs joined forces. Hayes Football Club
was founded in 1909 as a team called Botwell Mission, changing their name in
1929. Yeading Football Club moved to Warren Park in 1965.
Blair Peach Primary Schools
The canal feeder passed to the south of
this road and crossed Yeading Brook on an aqueduct.
A footpath leaves the road from the
corner of Camden Avenue roughly on the line of the Canal feeder which will have
crossed near this point.
Brookside Brick works. This 19th
brick works was using brick earth from local sites. A tramway using locomotives ran from it to
the canal side
Brook Industrial Estate
Perivale Gutermann. Branch of the
sewing thread and textile works founded in 1860s Vienna.
The Canal feeder passed to the south of
this road and some remains can be seen as depressions on a footpath accessing
allotments at the back of the houses.
Grand Union Canal
Canal feeder. A slight kink in the
canal bank in Tollgate Road marks the site of the entry of the feeder into the
A wharf stood on the east side, roughly
on the line of Bullsbrook Road for the tramway from the Brookside Brickworks
Hamborough Dock. This dock ran from the
canal to the north end of Cherry Avenue. Its line can be seen in some new
buildings at the bottom of Bankside and derelict land between Cherry Avenue and
Beresford Road. It is also clear that there was at one time an open line which
extended east through Ranelagh and Woodlands Road. It appears that in the late
19th the dock was extended as a canal complete with towing path for
some distance to the east, and preseumablty served a brick field.
34a & 34n Canal Feeder route. New houses
in the terrace marks the route of the feeder
The road is crossed by what appears to
be route along the line of the parliamentary boundary between the Grand Union
Canal and the Yeading Brook. This is used by a waste collection company and is
stacked with old fridges, washing machines, etc.
Flood Relief Channel was created in the 1980s to
take excess water from Yeading Brook and runs parallel to the road but crosses
below it and enters Minet Park.
Hayes Gate Football Club Ground
Hillingdon Cycle Circuit. The site was part of the area owned by the Minet family, It was a rubbish dump
and excavated for brick earth during the 19th and 20th and was used as the
works compound for the construction of the Hayes Bypass. It was then landscaped
using excavated soil excavated.
Goals Hayes – pitches and gym
Minet Country Park. Suburban park
which was once farmland, and then neglected wasteland. It was originally part of the Coldharbour Estate, owned by the Minet family
from 1766 until the mid-20th when it was sold to Hillingdon Borough Council. Much
of the area was destroyed during construction of the motorway and in 2002 work
began to turn it into parkland with onsite wardens.
The road is crossed by a number of watercourses,
the Flood Relief Channel which enters it from below the bypass road. The Flood Relief
channel, the Central Channel, and the Pond Channel, were created in the 1980s
to take excess water from Yeading Brook and to take the place of old drainage
Canal Feeder – the road is on the route of it
Hayes Gate, site of the turnpike gate
at Hayes Bridge.
Hayes Gate House, also known as Heathrow Gate Hotel. Derelict since late 1990s
TA Centre 151 (London) Transport
Hamborough Tavern. Burnt down following
a race riot with skinheads and rebuilt in the 1980s
Waggon and Horses, now demolished
Nanak school. Web site
and Yeading United Football Club, web site
Borough of Ealing web site
Borough of Hillingdon. Web site
Canal. Feeder channel. Web site
and Cherry. London North West