Roath has a strong association with the Cardiff bus network mainly through having the the Roath Bus Depot on Newport Road (now demolished).  The depot was designed as a trolley bus depot but continued in operation after the trolley bus era had come to an end.

First trolley bus route abandonment 24 Nov 1962 Roath Depot photo Glyn Bowen

First trolley bus route abandonment 24th Nov 1962. Trolley bus 214 entering Roath Depot for the last time (photo Glyn Bowen). Photo also proves Brains sold IPA.