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From:  George Street (NS469636)
To:  Gallow Green Road (NS472638)
Via:  Broomlands Street
Distance:  0.2 miles (0.3 km)
Meets:  A761, B775
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B7050 Link in Paisley

The B7050 is a possible number for a very short link road in Paisley. It forms the western part of Broomlands Street, connecting the A761, George Street to the B775, Gallow Green Road north west of Maxwelton Cross. This is, however, only a rump of the original route, which extended around the north of the town centre area.


Former section of B7050, Broomlands Street

It is definite that the road number had come to this area by the late 1930s, although it is the post war edition of the OS Six Inch map (revised 1938) that first identifies it. Early editions of the OS Ten Mile Map appear to colour the route in red, suggesting an A road, but no further evidence to support this has been found. As first depicted, the route started where the A726 turned from Caledonia Street into St James' Street and headed west along Underwood Road. At the far end it turned sharp left into Well Street and ended on the A737 Wellmeadow Street in the town centre. When the A737 was given its present route in the early 1990s the B7050 was extended at its southern end. It followed the ex-A737 Broomlands Street west before turning left into Maxwellton Street, ending on the A761 George Street at Maxwelton Cross. The western end of Broomlands Street may have been included at this time as a spur, it is unclear.

Construction of Gallows Green Road, between the western end of Underwood Road and the northern end of Maxwellton Street, muddied the waters somewhat. Although it would make sense for this to become the new B7050 mainline, it seems that there is no definite consensus (although the bypassed section was definitely declassified at the time). Whereas at least one sign still does claim the road is the B7050, according to the majority the new road has been renumbered as a northern extension of the B775. Furthermore, maps and documentation could use either number. However, new signage was erected by the council in the 2010s, which now almost entirely identifies the new road, and former B7050 sections as an extension of the B775. The western end of Broomlands Street is not given a number on signage, but a number of maps give it the B7050 number.

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B7080 • B7081 • B7082 • B7083 • B7084 • B7085 • B7086 • B7087 • B7088 • B7089 • B7090 • B7091 • B7092 • B7093 • B7094 • B7095 • B7096 • B7097 • B7098 • B7099
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