Newport Road

Newport Road used to be called Roath Road.  Here we look at Newport Road from where it starts, leaving the centre of Cardiff, to where it crosses the Rumney River.

 

 

Newport Road 1892

Newport Road 1892. The bridge (no longer standing) is carrying the Taff Vale Railway over Newport Road.

 

 

Coal sidings from Pengam Bridge 1974

Pengam Coal Sidings at Newport Road in 1974 viewed from Rover Way Bridge and the area now a shopping area which includes TGIs.

 


Roath Court Lodge, junction of Albany Road and Newport Road, Cardiff

Roath Court lodge at the junction of Albany Road and Newport Road. The loge was purchased by the council in 1936 and later demolished as part of a road widening scheme.