Last week over 100 visitors from the local community took part in a ‘Learn to Play’ day at TOVF, trying out a variety of lessons in contemporary, classical and digital music. Whilst the British Airways Brass Band played in the Shipping Building and Pioneer taught DJing in the lounge, visitors could try out the tuba or tenor horn, the electric guitar, turntables and keyboards. Read more
It feels like only yesterday that the very talented Sam Beeton came to The Old Vinyl Factory to record songs for The Old Vinyl Factory Sessions. Well, we’re pleased to announce that on 30th March this year Sam is back with a new album ‘In The Yard’. It will be available on limited edition Vinyl LP, CD and digital download and Sam will also be doing some live online sessions over the next few weeks to air the new songs. Click here for all things Sam.
Look at the lovely new sign that was installed yesterday by Hillingdon Council on the underpass outside Hayes and Harlington Station. It points the way to the development on Blythe Road where we’re on a mission to put Hayes firmly back on the map in time for the arrival of Crossrail. Hillingdon Council has been enormously supportive and their £6m improvement programme is currently transforming Hayes town centre. Next time you’re in Hayes, send us a selfie under the sign to email@example.com or on Twitter @oldvinylfactory
We’re pleased to spread the good news that one of our close neighbours, Uxbridge College have opened a brand new IT training and test centre. The InfinIT Training Centre is based at their Hayes Campus and will provide a range of classroom based, short intensive courses including CompTIA, Cisco, Microsoft and Red Hat for businesses and individuals. Read more
We are thrilled to announce the arrival of three new businesses to The Old Vinyl Factory in Hayes today. Joining existing occupiers in The Shipping Building on 10 year leases will be: leading consumer electronics brand SONOS; internet service provider Host Europe Group (HEG); and IT solutions company CHAMP Cargosystems. Read more
The Old Vinyl Factory provided a striking backdrop for a young upcoming fashion designer today. Sustainable fashion designer Catherine Hudson used our Hayes site to photograph her ‘Raw Canvas’ menswear collection. Read more