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Location Map ( geo)
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From:  Queensferry (NT113778)
To:  Easter Dalmeny (NT152776)
Distance:  2.5 miles (4 km)
Met (1961) A904, B800, A90
Now part of:  A904
Traditional Counties

West Lothian

Route outline (key)
B9035 Queensferry - Newbigging
(B800) Newbigging
B9035 Newbigging - Easter Dalmeny
Passing through Dalmeny

The B9035 once provided a sort of bypass to South Queensferry. It was the first new Class II road in the 9-zone following the original 1922 classification, presumably dating to the early 1920s. However, the road was severed with the opening of the Forth Road Bridge and associated new A90 in 1964 and over half of the route has since been abandoned, if not built over.

The western end still exists as the eastern end of the re-routed A904, although the triangle at the original junction was destroyed when the M90 Queensferry Junction was built in the 2010s as part of the Queensferry Crossing works. The ex-B9035 headed east from here until just short of the A90 / B800 junction at Queensferry. The point where the modern A904 diverges from the old B9035 is marked by a bus shelter, with a rough track leading off into the bushes next to it, although it looks as though development is planned for this site in the near future. This abandoned spur is intact almost as far as the A9000, which then obliterated the old line. It met the B800 approximately where the eastbound carriageway of the A9000 now passes under the B800. The two routes then multiplexed south for a short distance.

The next section has not survived so well, with new development obliterating any trace. It resumed opposite the entrance to Dundas Castle, a little to the south of the new A90 offslip, also part of the Queensferry Crossing works, and before the new sliproad was built the old road follows the hedge line. Now it is not so easy to trace, only reappearing on the far side of the motorway and associated sliproads. The route reappears lined with bushes until it reaches a path which emerges from the housing estate and is part of the NCN1 cycle route. This then follows the former B9035 to its terminus, improving from a rough tarred track to a quiet cul-de-sac just beyond a railway bridge (which provides a link to NCN76), and then becoming the Main Street through Dalmeny. There is a fine 12th-Century Parish Church in the village, and beyond that a quick wide run to the end of the route on the B924.

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B9000 – B9099
B9000 • B9001 • B9002 • B9003 • B9004 • B9005 • B9006 • B9007 • B9008 • B9009 • B9010 • B9011 • B9012 • B9013 • B9014 • B9015 • B9016 • B9017 • B9018 • B9019
B9020 • B9021 • B9022 • B9023 • B9024 • B9025 • B9026 • B9027 • B9028 • B9029 • B9030 • B9031 • B9032 • B9033 • B9034 • B9035 • B9036 • B9037 • B9038 • B9039
B9040 • B9041 • B9042 • B9043 • B9044 • B9045 • B9046 • B9047 • B9048 • B9049 • B9050 • B9051 • B9052 • B9053 • B9054 • B9055 • B9056 • B9057 • B9058 • B9059
B9060 • B9061 • B9062 • B9063 • B9064 • B9065 • B9066 • B9067 • B9068 • B9069 • B9070 • B9071 • B9072 • B9073 • B9074 • B9075 • B9076 • B9077 • B9078 • B9079
B9080 • B9081 • B9082 • B9083 • B9084 • B9085 • B9086 • B9087 • B9088 • B9089 • B9090 • B9091 • B9092 • B9093 • B9094 • B9095 • B9096 • B9097 • B9098 • B9099
Earlier iterations: B9002(E) • B9002(W) • B9003 • B9005 • B9013 • B9014 • B9019 • B9038 • B9040 • B9049 • B9054
B9071 • B9076 • B9077 • B9078 • B9079 • B9080 • B9085 • B9093 • B9095 • B9098

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