Large scale bespoke commission for The Old Vinyl Factory building complex in Hayes. Painted with Aroe and Solveig, using lyrics from well known songs from EMI’s catalogue.


SM_IMG_8435 Sm_IMG_8441 Candie, Aroe, Solveig - Bespoke commission - The Old Vinyl Factory, Hayes

The ‘factory city’ that once revolutionised the music industry is once again revolutionising West London. With 642 homes on site, The Old Vinyl Factory is bringing in a new generation of people to live, work and play in Hayes.

The factory is acquired by U+I and renamed The Old Vinyl Factory in honour of its enviable heritage, beginning a new chapter for Hayes. Architects Studio Egret West reimagine the factory buildings for the digital age while retaining the site’s incredible heritage. CRL relaunches as an incubator for startups. Inspired by EMI’s musical and technological pedigree, the first commercial tenants in the Shipping Building include Sonos, the wireless speaker pioneers, air transport technology leaders SITA and internet giant GoDaddy.