Welcome to North Queensferry Heritage Trust

North Queensferry Heritage Trust (NQHT)

is dedicated to preserving and promoting the history and beauty of North Queensferry and the immediate surroundings and aims to encourage, preserve, develop and improve features of historic, architectural or environmental value. The Trust is a member of Scottish Civic Trust, Scottish Wildlife Trust and the Forth Estuary Forum.


As you look around the web-site you will find some empty, or partially complete pages. We will gradually fill up over these placeholders over the next few months, and will continue to add new pages.

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Latest News

Postponement of all events

Posted on March 17th, 2020

Please note that all NQHT events are postponed as of 17th March 2020.

We will follow NHS and Scottish Government advice.
Normal service will resume whenever possible.

Latest Events

Submarine Miners > Royal Engineers

Tuesday 5th May 2020

by Duncan McNiven & Boyd Williamson

Boyd will talk about the Submarine Miners who operated from Port Laing and “the Guv’y Pier” until 1906, when they were disbanded.

Duncan will take over at that point and talk about their reincarnation in 1906 as the City of Edinburgh (Fortress) Royal Engineers.