- Newbridge, Edinburgh
Newbridge Council area Edinburgh Lieutenancy area Edinburgh Country Scotland Sovereign state United Kingdom Post town NEWBRIDGE Postcode district EH28 8 Dialling code 0131 Police Lothian and Borders Fire Lothian and Borders Ambulance Scottish EU Parliament Scotland UK Parliament Edinburgh West Scottish Parliament Edinburgh West List of places: UK • Scotland • Edinburgh
Newbridge has an Industrial Estate, two car dealerships, a Royal Bank of Scotland branch, a pub with a large beer garden (The Newbridge Inn, built in 1683), a Bowling Club, a McDonalds restaurant, a Petrol Station, a cafe and a chip shop. There is a Scotmid nearby at Ratho Station. Larger supermarkets can be found in Broxburn. A Doctor's Surgery and a chemist are located in Ratho.
The Newbridge roundabout is one of the busiest junctions in Scotland. The M8 and M9 both meet here. An underpass allows traffic to flow from one motorway to the other without having to go round the Newbridge Roundabout. The A8 dual carriageway runs from the Newbridge Roundabout into Edinburgh City Centre. The A89 road runs from Newbridge Roundabout to Broxburn
Newbridge is served by several bus services. First operate three bus services,
- 12 (Edinburgh-Newbridge-Broxburn-Livingston-Whitburn)
- 16 (Edinburgh-Newbridge-Broxburn-Livingston-Bathgate)
- 38 (Edinburgh-Newbridge-Kirkliston-Linlithgow)
Newbridge is about a mile from Edinburgh Airport's Terminal Building, However, the runway ends just before the M9 and planes often fly low over Newbridge.
Newbridge will be the western terminus of Tram Line 2
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