London Architecture

The Hoover Building

Western Avenue
London, England UB6 8BW
Basic Information
Designed by Wallis, Gilbert & Partners
Type office
Neighborhood: Ealing
Bounding Streets:
Western Avenue
Bideford Avenue
Wadsworth Road
Rydal Crescent
More Information
  • Floor space: 31,443 square feet
  • The Elvis Costello song "Hoover Factory" is about this building.
  • During World War II, the building was painted and covered in camouflage netting.
  • 1932: This building opened as a Hoover vacuum cleaner factory.
  • 1980: This became a listed building.
  • 1989: This building was bought by Tesco.