London Buses route 35 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between Clapham Junction and Shoreditch, it is operated by London Central.


When the London Passenger Transport Board took responsibility for London's bus operations on 1 July 1933, route 35 was an established route operating from Clapham Common to Highams Park via Brixton, Camberwell Green, Elephant & Castle, London Bridge, Shoreditch, Clapton and Leyton.

On 20 November 1940, the route was extended from Highams Park station to Chingford Hatch. On 7 September 1968, it was withdrawn between Shoreditch and Chingford Hatch, and rerouted to Hackney Central Station.

On 23 January 1982, route 35 was extended from Hackney to Clapton Pond.

On 21 June 1986, the route was converted to one man operation with the AEC Routemasters replaced by Leyland Titans and extended to Clapham Junction Station.

On 6 June 1987, it was withdrawn between Shoreditch and Clapton Pond and rerouted to Homerton Hospital. It was curtailed back to Shoreditch on 24 February 1990.

On 26 June 1997, night route N35 was introduced

In 2002, the route was converted to low floor using Plaxton President bodied Volvo B7TLs.

On 2 May 2009, the route passed to Travel London operating from their Battersea garage (QB) with brand new Alexander Dennis Envrio 400s introduced.

On 21 May 2009, the route was included in the sale of Travel London to Abellio London.

On 23 June 2012, the allocation was transferred to Walworth garage (WL).

On 30 April 2016, the route was retained by London Central operating from their Camberwell (Q) garage with brand new Enviro 400 MMC bodied Alexander Dennis E40Hs introduced and the route converted to a 24 hour service.

Current routeEdit

  • Clapham Junction
  • Clapham Common
  • Brixton
  • Camberwell Green
  • Elephant & Castle
  • Borough
  • London Bridge
  • Monument
  • Liverpool Street
  • Shoreditch High Street
  • Shoreditch

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