Roath Fire Station

Roath Fire Station 

Roath Fire Station serves the communities to the east of Cardiff, including Cyncoed, Pentwyn, Penylan, parts of Splott, Tremorfa, Pengam, Llanedeyrn, Rhymney and Trowbridge.

As well as covering a wide residential area, Roath Community Fire Station also serves the Docks area, a number of large retail units, two permanent Traveller and Gypsy sites and a range of student accommodation including halls of residence and houses of multiple occupation. The Station also attends calls at several hotels, the BUPA hospital at Pentwyn and a number of residential care premises in the area. Roath is one of the busiest single pump Stations in the UK.

Your Local Fire Crews of Roath Community Fire Station responded to 2000 calls in the period from April 2006 - April 2007, ranging from grass fires, Road Traffic Collisions, to domestic property fires. The dedication of your local crews ensured all incidents where dealt with professionally at all times.

In-addition to responding to calls, your local fire fighters visited 540 homes, where free smoke alarms where fitted and advice given to members in our community. Your Fire Fighters visited 35 schools in the community educating children to the dangers of fire. Roath Fire and Rescue Station personnel will work with our communities to ensure everyone has equal access to our free education and smoke alarms service, to ensure all people in our communities are safe from fire.

Roath Community Fire Station is Your local Station. If you need any community safety advice, smoke alarms fitted in your home, or if you are a local community group who would benefit from our resources, then please contact the Station Manager, Fraser Ingram on 01443 232971.

Community Initiatives

  • Tremorfa, Splott and Plasnewydd
  • Cardiff Gypsy and Traveller Service Provider Network
  • Duke of Edinburgh for local groups
  • Large number of Key Stage 1 and 2 school groups
  • Station Commander is part of your Neighbourhood Management Team


Part of the Cardiff South East and Cardiff East neighbourhood management team.


29 uniformed staff comprising 4 Watches (Red, Blue, Green and White) of 7 wholetime Fire Fighters and a Station Commander who is responsible for the overall running of the station.


Roath Fire Station underwent a comprehensive refurbishment in 2000 and is constantly reviewing its facilities so it can better meet the needs of the community it serves.

Station Address

Colchester Avenue
CF23 9AN

Station Overview

Type: Wholetime
Personnel: 29
1 x Water Ladder
Water Ladder

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