Benlow Works, Silverdale Road, Hayes - Hillingdon

Orchestrelle Factory of 1909-11. Reinforced concrete frame, with brick exterior. Four storeys with a 19 bay elevation. The entrance bay has a semi-circular stepped brick architrave to the doorway and segmental arched metal casements flanked by rusticated pilasters slightly set forward and breaking the parapet. Temporary repairs have been undertaken so that the building is weathertight. Discussions have been held with the owner, but no solution is agreed for future use as yet.

Benlow Works, Silverdale Road, Hayes - Hillingdon
© London Borough of Hillingdon

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: BENLOW WORKS
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1080121
  • Local Planning Authority: Hillingdon
  • Site Type: Industrial > Craft industry site


  • Building Name: Benlow Works
  • Street Name: Silverdale Road
  • Locality: Hayes
  • County: Greater London
  • District / Borough: Hillingdon
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Hayes and Harlington
  • Region: London

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Occupancy / Use: Part occupied/part in use
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Private