List of radio stations in the United Kingdom

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This is a list of radio stations in the United Kingdom:

National analogue and digital stations[edit]

This list does not include stations which broadcast on numerous local digital multiplexes or MW licences to achieve near-national coverage

Name Format FM Frequencies AM Frequencies DAB Channels Freeview Freesat Sky Virgin
Absolute Radio adult-orientated pop/rock music 105.8 FM (London) 1197, 1215, 1233, 1242, 1260 MW 11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
727 724 0107 915
Absolute 80s Music from the 1980s 11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
726 0200 951
Absolute Radio 90s Music from the 1990s 11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
BBC Radio 1 youth-orientated pop music and talk 97.6 - 99.8 FM 12B 700 700 0101 901
BBC Radio 1Xtra Urban Music, Hip Hop, Drum'n'Bass 12B 701 701 0137 907
BBC Radio 2 adult-orientated pop music (classics & current) and talk 88.1 - 90.2 FM 12B 702 702 0102 902
BBC Radio 3 classical and serious music, drama 90.2 - 92.4 FM 12B 703 703 0103 903
BBC Radio 4 FM news, documentary, drama, comedy 92.4 - 96.1 FM
103.5 - 104.9
12B 704 704 0104 904
BBC Radio 4 LW news, documentary, drama, comedy 198 LW
720 MW in London plus Plymouth 774, Hayle (Cornwall) 756, Newcastle 603, Carlisle 1495, Aberdeen 1449, Enniskillen 774, Lisburn 720, Derry 720 and Glasgow 720.
12B 710 0143 911
BBC Radio 5 Live news and sport 909 MW, 693, 990 12B 705 705 0105 905
BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra extended coverage of sporting fixtures 12B 706 706 0144 908
BBC Radio 6 Music young adult-orientated music 12B 707 707 0120 909
BBC Radio 4 Extra comedy, drama and discussion 12B 708 708 0131 910
BBC Asian Network news, features and music for British Asians 837 MW (Leicestershire)
1449 (Peterborough)
1458 (Birmingham & West Midlands)
828 (Wolverhampton)
12B 709 709 0119 912
BBC World Service news and features 12B 710 711 0115 906
BFBS Radio British forces radio 11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
786 0211
Capital Xtra Hip hop and RnB FM 96.9, 107.1 London 11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
720 0144 969
Classic FM classical music 99.9-101.9 FM 11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
721 0106 922
Kiss dance and RnB 100.0 FM in London and FM in East Anglia and Severn Estuary 11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
713 0178 963
LBC news, talk and phone-ins 97.3 FM (London) 11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
974 0112 973
Planet Rock classic rock 105.2 FM in West Midlands 11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
730 0110 924
Premier Radio Christian radio station 1305, 1332 and 1413 MW in London 11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
725 0123
Smooth Radio UK adult-orientated pop music 102.2 FM in London and on FM in West Midlands, East Midlands, North West and North East England 11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
718 732 0128 916
Talksport sport and phone-ins 1053, 1089, 1071, 1107 MW 11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)

Also available on local DAB in London and Scotland
723 731 0108 927
Team Rock Radio rock music 11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
UCB UK Christian radio station 11D (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
12A (Scotland)
0125 914

Semi-National analogue, digital & online stations[edit]

Stations which are available nationally on Freeview and Satellite and/or broadcast on more than one local DAB multiplex

Name Format Analogue Availability DAB Channels Freeview Freesat Sky Virgin
Absolute Classic Rock Classic Rock Unavailable London (11B), Central Lancashire (12A), Humberside (11B), Leeds (12D), Liverpool (11B), South Yorkshire (11C), Tyne and Wear (11C) and Teesside (11B) 725 0201 952
Absolute Radio 60s Music from the 1960s Unavailable London (11B), Central Lancashire (12A), Humberside (11B), Leeds (12D), Liverpool (11B), South Yorkshire (11C), Tyne and Wear (11C) and Teesside (11B)
Capital Hit music See England, Scotland and Wales lists for local FM / DAB network Digital feed of Capital London available in Bristol and Bath (11B), Cambridge (11C), Herts, Beds and Bucks (10D), Norwich (11B), Northamptonshire (10C), Oxfordshire (10B), Peterborough (12D), Reading and Basingstoke (12D), Southend & Chelmsford, (12D) and Swindon (11C) 724 719 0109 958
Gold Classic Hits See England list for local AM / DAB network Digital feed of Gold London available in Yorkshire (12A) 722 0189 959
Gaydio Dance FM in Manchester (community station) London (11B), Sussex Coast (11B)
Heat Radio 80s, 90s, 00s and current pop Unavailable Birmingham (11C), Dundee and Perth (11B), Edinburgh (12D), Glasgow (11C), Central Lancashire (12A), London (12C), Humberside (11B), Leeds (12D), Liverpool (11B), Manchester (11C), Northern Ireland (12D), South Yorkshire (11C), Stoke-on-Trent (12D), Swansea (12A), Tyne and Wear (11C) and Teesside (11B) 716
Heart 80s, 90s and Today See England, Scotland and Wales lists for local FM / DAB network Digital feed of Heart London on Leicester (11B) and Nottingham (12C) 728 0733 0124 918
The Hits Radio Hit music Unavailable London (12C), Birmingham (11C), Edinburgh (12D), Glasgow (11C), Humberside (11B), Central Lancashire (12A), Leeds (12D), Liverpool (11B), Manchester (11C), South Yorkshire (11C), Teesside (11B) and Tyne and Wear (11C) 711
Kerrang! Radio Modern and Classic Rock and Metal Unavailable Aberdeen (11C), Birmingham (11C), Central Lancashire (12A), Edinburgh (12D), Glasgow (11C), London (12C), Manchester (11C), Humberside (11B), Leeds (12D), Liverpool (11B), Manchester (11C), South Yorkshire (11C), Teesside (11B) and Tyne and Wear (11C)
Kiss Dance and RnB FM in London, Severn Estuary and East Anglia London (12C), Bristol and Bath (11B), Bath and Wiltshire (12D), Cornwall (11B), Exeter and Torbay (11C), Plymouth (12A), Swansea (12A) and Swindon (11C)
713 0178 963
Magic 105.4 FM Soft pop music FM in London London (12C) 715 0180 928
Panjab Radio Asian radio station aimed at Punjabi speakers Unavailable London (11B), Birmingham (11C), Wolverhampton (11B), Coventry (12D) and Bradford and Huddersfield (11B) 0130
UCB Gospel Christian radio station Unavailable London (12A) and Yorkshire (12A) 0135
UCB Inspirational Christian radio station Unavailable London (12A), Stoke-on-Trent (12D) and Yorkshire (12A) 0136
XFM Indie & Rock FM in London and Manchester Digital version of XFM London available on Birmingham (11C), Bournemouth (11B), Cambridge (11C), Cornwall (11B), Exeter/Torbay (11C), Kent (11C), Leicester (11B), Norwich (11B), Nottingham (12C), Peterborough (12D), Plymouth (12A), Reading & Basingstoke (12D), Southend/Chelmsford (12D), Sussex (11B), Swindon (11C) and Yorkshire (12A) 723 0113 965

See also the analogue Magic and Smooth Radio networks in the listings below.

Local and regional stations[edit]

Local radio stations from the BBC, in England.

BBC Local Radio[edit]

Name Licence Area FM Frequencies MW Frequencies DAB Channels
BBC Radio Berkshire Berkshire, North Hampshire and South Oxfordshire 104.1 (West Berkshire and North Hampshire), 104.4 (Reading & Wokingham), 95.4 (East Berkshire), 94.6 (Henley-on-Thames & Maidenhead) 12D
BBC Radio Bristol Bristol, Bath, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset 94.9 (Bristol), 104.6 (Bath) 1548 11B
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire Cambridgeshire 95.7 (North), 96.0 (South) 1026 (South) 11C (Cambridge)
12D (Peterborough)
BBC Radio Cornwall Cornwall and Scilly 95.2, 96.0, 103.9 630, 657 11B
BBC Coventry & Warwickshire Coventry & Warwickshire 94.8 (Coventry), 103.7 (Warwickshire), 104.0 (Nuneaton) 12D
BBC Radio Cumbria Cumbria 95.6, 96.1, 95.2, 104.1, 104.2 756, 837, 1458
BBC Radio Derby Derbyshire and East Staffordshire 104.5, 95.3 (North & Mid Derbyshire), 96.0 (Buxton) 1116
BBC Radio Devon Devon 103.4 (Countywide), 94.8 (North Devon), 95.7 (Plymouth), 95.8 (Exeter), 96.0 (Okehampton), 104.3 (South Devon) 801, 990, 855, 1458 11C (Exeter and Torbay)
12A (Plymouth)
BBC Essex Essex 95.3 (South Essex), 103.5 (North Essex) 729, 765, 1530 12D (Southend and Chelmsford)
BBC Radio Gloucestershire Gloucestershire 104.7, 95.0 (Stroud), 95.8 (Cirencester) 1413 10C
BBC Radio Guernsey Guernsey 93.2, 99.0 1116
BBC Hereford and Worcester Herefordshire and Worcestershire 94.7 (Herefordshire), 104.0 (Worcestershire), 104.4 (Redditch), 104.6 (Kidderminster & Wyre Forest) 738, 1584 12A
BBC Radio Humberside East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire 95.9 1485 11B
BBC Radio Jersey Jersey 88.8 1026
BBC Radio Kent Kent 96.7 (West Kent), 97.6 (Folkestone), 104.2 (East Kent) 774, 1602 11C
BBC Radio Lancashire Lancashire 95.5 (East Lancs), 103.9 (Central Lancs and the Fylde), 104.5 (North Lancs) 855 (Preston), 1557 (Lancaster) 12A
BBC Radio Leeds West Yorkshire 92.4, 95.3 (North Leeds), 102.7 (Keighley), 103.9 (Beecroft Hill, in Bramley) 774 12D (Leeds)
11B (Bradford and Huddersfield)
BBC Radio Leicester Leicestershire and Rutland 104.9 11B
BBC Radio Lincolnshire Lincolnshire 94.9, 104.7 (Grantham) 1386
BBC London 94.9 Greater London 94.9 12A
BBC Radio Manchester Greater Manchester & North Cheshire 95.1 (Manchester and Chesire), 104.6 (Saddleworth, Oldham and Tameside) 11C
BBC Radio Merseyside Liverpool, the Wirral & West Cheshire 95.8 1485 11B
BBC Newcastle Tyneside, Wearside, Northumberland 95.4, 96.0, 103.7, 104.4 1458 11C
BBC Radio Norfolk Norfolk 95.1 (East), 95.6 (North), 104.4 (West) 855, 873 11B
BBC Radio Northampton Northamptonshire 104.2, 103.6 (Corby) 10C (Northamptonshire) 10D (Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire)
BBC Radio Nottingham Nottinghamshire 95.1 (Newark-on-Trent), 95.5 (Mansfield), 103.8 (Nottingham) 1584 (Mansfield) 12C
BBC Radio Oxford Oxfordshire 95.2 10B
BBC Radio Sheffield South Yorkshire & North Midlands 104.1, 88.6 (Sheffield), 94.7 (Chesterfield) 1035 11C
BBC Radio Shropshire Shropshire 96.0, 95.0 (Ludlow), 90.9 (Church Stretton), 104.1 (Clun) 11B
BBC Radio Solent Hampshire and Isle of Wight 96.1 999 11C
BBC Solent for Dorset Dorset 103.8 1359 11B
BBC Somerset Somerset 95.5 1566
BBC Radio Stoke Mid - North Staffordshire and South Cheshire 94.6 (North Staffordshire & South Cheshire), 104.1 (Stafford) 1503 12D
BBC Radio Suffolk Suffolk 95.9, 103.9 (South East), 104.6 (North West), 95.5 (Lowestoft)
BBC Surrey Surrey, North-East Hampshire and North Sussex 104.0 (East Surrey and North Sussex), 104.6 (West Surrey and North-East Hampshire) 1368 10C
BBC Sussex East Sussex and West Sussex 95.0 (Newhaven), 95.1 (Horsham), 95.3 (Brighton), 104.5 (East Sussex), 104.8 (West Sussex) 1161 (East Sussex), 1485 (Brighton) 11B
BBC Tees Teesside, County Durham and Northern North Yorkshire 95.0, 95.8 11B
BBC Three Counties Radio Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire 90.4 (East Hertfordshire), 92.1 (South Hertfordshire), 94.7 (Aylesbury), 95.5 (North Bedfordshire and North Hertfordshire), 98.0 (High Wycombe), 103.8 (South Bedfordshire, West Hertfordshire and Mid Buckinghamshire), 104.5 (North Buckinghamshire) 630 (Luton), 1161 (Bedfordshire) 10D (Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire) 10C (Northamptonshire)
BBC WM Birmingham, West Midlands & South Staffordshire 95.6 11B (Black County and Shrops)
11C (Birmingham)
BBC Wiltshire Wiltshire 103.6 (Swindon), 103.5 (South Wilts), 104.3 (West Wilts), 104.9 (Marlborough) 1332 (West Wilts), 1368 (Swindon) 12D (Wiltshire)
11C (Swindon)
BBC Radio York North Yorkshire 95.5 (Scarborough), 103.7 (North Yorkshire)and 104.3 (Northallerton) 666 (York), 1260 (Scarborough)

BBC Regional Radio[edit]

BBC radio stations serving Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are known as BBC Regional Radio

Name Language Area FM Frequencies AM Frequencies DAB Channels Freesat
BBC Radio Foyle English Derry 93.1 792
BBC Radio Ulster English Northern Ireland 92.4 - 94.6 1341 12D 716
BBC Radio Scotland English Scotland 92.4 - 94.6 810, 585 (Dumfries opt out) 11C (West Central)
12D (East Central)
11B (Inverness)
11C (Aberdeen)
11B (Ayr)
11B (Perth and Dundee)
BBC Radio Scotland - Orkney English Orkney Islands 93.7
BBC Radio Scotland - Shetland English Shetland Isles 92.7
BBC Radio nan Gàidheal Scottish Gaelic Scotland 103.5 - 104.9 990 11D (Central)
11B (Inverness)
11C (Aberdeen)
11B (Ayr)
11B (Perth and Dundee)
BBC Radio Cymru Welsh Wales 92.4 - 94.6, 96.8, 103.5 - 104.9 11C (Cardiff & Newport)
12A (Swansea)
10D (NE Wales and W Cheshire)
BBC Radio Wales English Wales 93.9 - 95.9, 103.7, 103.9 657, 882 (main), 1125 11C (Cardiff & Newport)
12A (Swansea)
10D (NE Wales and W Cheshire)

Local Commercial Radio[edit]


Name Licence Area Analogue Frequencies DAB Channels
Absolute Radio 70s London DAB only 12A
Absolute Radio 00s London DAB only 12A
96.3 Radio Aire Leeds 96.3 FM 12D
Amazing Radio London DAB only 12A
107.8 Arrow FM Hastings and Bexhill 107.8 FM
The Arrow - Rock London DAB only 11B
Also Sky 0146
Ashbourne Radio Ashbourne 96.7 FM, 101.8 (Wirksworth)
Asian Sound East Lancashire and Greater Manchester 963 AM (East Lancashire), 1377 (Manchester) 11C (Manchester)
Banbury Sound Banbury 107.6 FM
The Bay Morecambe Bay 96.9 FM, 102.3 (Windermere), 103.2 (Kendal)
The Beach Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft 103.4 FM (Lowestoft), 97.4 (Great Yarmouth) 11B (Norwich)
The Bee East and Central Lancashire 107.0 FM (Blackburn), 106.5 (Preston), 96.3 (Chorley)
BFBS Brize Norton Oxfordshire DAB only 10B
Bob FM Hertfordshire 106.9 FM (Hertford, Hitchin and Letchworth)
106.7 (Stevenage)
10D (Herts, Beds and Bucks)
The Breeze South Hampshire 107.8 FM (Southampton), 107.4 (Portsmouth), 107.2 (Winchester)
Basingstoke 107.6 FM (Basingstoke), 97.1 (Haslemere), 101.6 (Four Marks & Hindhead), 101.8 (Petersfield), 102.0 (Alton)
Bristol 107.2 FM
Bath 107.9 FM
Somerset 102.4 FM (West Somerset), 100.8 (Porlock), 107.4 (Bridgwater)
Warminster 107.5 FM
Andover 106.4 FM
Newbury 105.6 FM (Newbury), 107.4 (Hungerford)
North Dorset 96.6 (Blandford Forum), 97.4 (Yeovil)
North Somerset 107.7 FM (Weston-super-Mare)
South Somerset and West Dorset 105.6 FM, 106.6 (Chard and Ilminster), 107.5 (Gloucestershire)
Bright FM Burgess Hill, Haywards Heath, and Lewes 106.4 FM, 106.8 (Lewes)
Capital Birmingham 102.2 FM 11C (Birmingham), 11B (Wolverhampton), 12D (Coventry)
London 95.8 FM 12C
Also Sky Digital 0109, Freesat 719, Freeview 724 and Virgin Media 958
Manchester 102.0 FM Manchester (11C), Liverpool (11B) and Central Lancashire (12A)
North East England 105.3 FM, 106.4, 105.6 (Newcastle), 105.8 (Hexham) 12C
East Midlands 96.2 FM (Nottingham), 96.5 (Mansfield)
102.8 (Derby), 105.4 (Leicestershire)
11B (Leicester)
12C (Nottingham)
South Coast 103.2 FM (Southampton) 11C
Yorkshire 105.1 FM, 105.6 (Bradford),
105.6 (Sheffield), 105.8 (Humberside)
Capital Xtra London 96.9 FM (South London), 107.1 (North London) Digital One DAB, Sky Digital 0144, Freesat 720 and Virgin Media 969
CFM Radio Cumbria and South West Scotland 96.4 FM (Carlisle), 102.5 (Penrith), 102.2 (Workington), 103.4 (Whitehaven)
Chelmsford Radio Chelmsford 107.7 FM Programmes shared 24/7 with Southend Radio
Chill London DAB only London (11B)
City Talk 105.9 Merseyside 105.9 FM 11B
Radio City 96.7 Merseyside 96.7 FM 11B
Compass FM Grimsby 96.4 FM
Connect FM Kettering, Wellingborough and Peterborough 107.4 FM (Kettering), 97.2 (Wellingborough), 106.8 (Peterborough) 10D (Herts, Beds and Bucks), 10C (Northamptonshire)
Dearne FM Barnsley 102.0 FM, 97.1 (Penistone)
Dee 106.3 Chester 106.3 FM 10D (NE Wales and W Cheshire)
Dream 100 FM Tendring 100.2 FM
Eagle Radio Guildford 96.4 FM 10C
Eagle Extra Guildford 1566 AM
Eagle 3 Guildford DAB only 10C
Radio Essex Essex DAB only 12D
Radio Exe Exeter 107.3 FM
Fire Radio Bournemouth 107.6 FM 11B (Bournemouth), 11C (South Hampshire)
Free Radio Birmingham 96.4 FM 11C
Coventry and Warwickshire 97.0 FM, 102.9 (Leamington) 12D
Shropshire and Black Country 103.1 FM (Shropshire), 97.2 (Black Country) 11B
Herefordshire and Worcestershire 96.7 FM (Kidderminster), 97.6 (Hereford), 102.8 (Worcester) 12A
Free Radio 80s West Midlands 1152 AM (Birmingham)
990 AM (Black Country), 1017 (Shropshire)
1359 AM (Coventry)
French Radio London London DAB only 12A
Fun Kids London DAB only 11B
Gem 106 East Midlands 106.0 FM 11B (Leicester)
12C (Nottingham)
Gold UK 1458 AM (Manchester)
1548 AM (London)
945 AM (Derby)
999 AM (Nottingham)

Gold is a national network with local travel reports and local advertising

12C (London)
12C (Nottingham), 11B (Leicester)
Hallam FM South Yorkshire 97.4 FM (Sheffield), 102.9 (Barnsley), 103.4 (Doncaster) 11C
Heart Cambridgeshire 97.4 FM (Newmarket & Haverhill), 102.7 (Peterborough), 103.0 (Cambridge) 11C (Cambridge)
12D (Peterborough)
Cornwall 105.1 FM (East), 107.0 (West)
Devon 96.2 FM (Barnstaple), 96.4 (Torbay), 96.6 (Tavistock), 97.0 (Plymouth), 97.3 (Ilfracombe), 100.5 (Totnes), 100.8 (Dartmouth), 101.2 (Kingsbridge), 101.9 (Ivybridge) 11B (Cornwall)
12A (Plymouth)
East Anglia 96.4 FM (Bury St Edmunds), 97.1 (Ipswich), 102.4 (Norwich) 11B (Norwich)
Essex 96.1 FM (Colchester), 96.3 (Southend-on-Sea), 97.5 (Southend Town), 101.7 (Harlow, East Hertfordshire and West Essex), 102.6 (Chelmsford) 12D
Gloucestershire 102.4 FM, 103.0 (Stroud) 10C
Hertfordshire 96.6 FM (Watford)
Home Counties 96.6 FM (Northampton), 96.9 (Bedford), 97.6 (Herts, Beds and Bucks), 103.3 (Milton Keynes) 10D (Herts, Beds and Bucks) 10C (Northamptonshire)
Kent 95.9 FM (Thanet), 96.1 (Ashford), 97.0 (Dover),
102.8 (East), 103.1 (Medway)
North East England 100.7 FM (Teesside), 101.8 (Newcastle), 101.2 (Sunderland)
96.4 (Hexham), 96.2 (Fenham)
11B (Teesside), 11C (Tyne and Wear)
North West England 105.4 FM Manchester (11C), Liverpool (11B) and Central Lancashire (12A)
London 106.2 FM 12C
Also Sky 0111, Freeview 728, Virgin Media 918
West Country 96.3 FM (Bristol), 96.5 (Taunton), 97.1 (Yeovil), 102.6 (Yeovil and Taunton), 103.0 (Bath), 103.0 (Weston-Super-Mare) 11B (Bath)
11B (Bristol)
12D (West Wilts)
South Coast 96.7 FM (Winchester), 97.5 (Portsmouth), 102.3 (Bournemouth) 11C (South Hampshire)
11B (Dorset)
Sussex and Surrey 96.9 (Newhaven), 97.5 (Horsham), 102.0 (Hastings), 102.4 (Eastbourne), 102.7 (Reigate and Crawley), 103.5 (Brighton) 11B (Sussex Coast)
Thames Valley 97.0 FM (Reading), 97.4 (Banbury), 102.6 (Oxford), 102.9, 103.4 (Henley On Thames), 12D (Berkshire)
10B (Oxfordshire)
West Midlands 100.7 FM 11C (Birmingham), 11B (Wolverhampton), 12D (Coventry)
Wiltshire 96.5 FM, 97.2, 102.2 11C (Swindon)
12D (West Wilts)
Yorkshire 106.2 FM (South West Yorkshire),
107.6 (Bradford), 107.7 (Sheffield)
High Peak Radio Peak District 103.3 FM (Whaley Bridge), 103.3 (Hope Valley), 106.4 (Buxton),
106.4 (Glossop), 106.6 (Chapel-en-le-Frith)
IBC Tamil London DAB only 11B
Imagine FM South Manchester and Cheshire 104.9 FM
Isle of Wight Radio Isle of Wight 107.0 FM, 102.0 (Ryde), 102.0 (Ventnor), 102.0 (Cowes)
Jack FM Berkshire 107.0 FM (Reading) 12D
Bristol 106.5 FM 11B
Oxfordshire 106.8 FM, 106.4 (Bicester) 10B
South Coast 106.0 FM (Southampton, Portsmouth and Isle of Wight), 106.6 (Winchester), 106.6 (Bournemouth and Poole) 11C (South Hampshire)
Swindon 107.7 FM
Jack FM 2 Oxford 107.9 FM 10B
Radio Jackie South-West London and North Surrey 107.8 FM
Jazz FM London DAB only 12A
Also Sky 0202, Freesat 729
Juice 107.2 Brighton 107.2 FM
Juice FM Liverpool 107.6 FM 10D (NE Wales and W Cheshire)
KCFM Hull 99.8 FM
Key 103 FM Greater Manchester 103.0 FM 11C
Kiss London
East Anglia
Severn Estuary
100.0 (London)
106.1 (Norwich), 106.4 (Suffolk & Colchester),
105.6 (Cambridge), 107.7 (Peterborough)
101.0 (Severn Estuary), 97.2 (Bristol)
National station with local advertising
Also on Digital One DAB, Freeview 713, Sky 0178, Virgin Media 963
KLFM 96.7 Kings Lynn 96.7 FM
KMFM Kent 107.6 FM (Ashford), 106.0 (Canterbury), 105.6 (Maidstone), 100.4, 107.9 (Medway), 96.4 (Shepway), 106.8 (Dover), 107.2 (Thanet), 96.2 (Tonbridge), 101.6 (Sevenoaks) 11C
Lakeland Radio South Lakes 100.1 FM (Kendal), 100.8 (Windermere), 101.4 (Keswick)
LBC 97.3 London 97.3 FM Also on Digital One DAB, Sky 0112, Freesat 734, Virgin 973
LBC News 1152 London 1152 AM 12C
Also Sky 0124, Virgin 919
Lincs FM Lincolnshire 102.2 FM, 96.7 (Grantham), 97.6 (Scunthorpe)
London Greek Radio North London 103.3 FM
London Turkish Radio North London 1584 AM
Magic 105.4 FM London 105.4 FM 12C
Also Freeview 715, Sky 0180, Virgin Media 928
Magic North East 1152 (Tyne and Wear), 1170 (Teesside) 11C (Tyne and Wear), 11B (Teesside)
North West 1152 AM (Manchester), 1548 (Merseyside), 999 (Central Lancashire) 11C (Manchester), 11B (Merseyside), 12A (Central Lancashire)
Yorkshire 990 AM (Doncaster), 1305 (Barnsley), 1548 (Sheffield and Rotherham), 828 (Leeds), 1161 (Humberside) 11C (South Yorkshire), 12D (Leeds), 11B (Humberside)
Mansfield 103.2 FM Mansfield 103.2 FM
Metro Radio County Durham, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear 97.1 FM (Newcastle), 102.6 (Alnwick), 103.0 (Fenham), 103.2 (Hexham) 11C
Programmes shared 24/7 with TFM
Minster FM York 104.7 FM
Mix 96 Aylesbury 96.2 FM
MKFM Milton Keynes DAB only 10D (Herts, Beds and Bucks), 10C (Northhamptonshire)
North Norfolk Radio North Norfolk 96.2 FM, 103.2 (Cromer), 103.2 (Wells next-the-Sea)
99.9 Radio Norwich Norwich 99.9 FM
Oak FM NW and SW Leicestershire 107.0 FM (Loughborough), 107.9 (Hinckley)
Palm 105.5 Torbay & South Devon 105.5 FM
Panjab Radio London, West Midlands and Bradford and Huddersfield DAB only 11B (London), 11C (Birmingham), 11B (Wolverhampton), 12D (Coventry), 11B (Bradford and Huddersfield)
Also on Sky 0130
Peak FM North Derbyshire 107.4 FM (Chesterfield), 102.0 (Matlock)
Pirate FM Cornwall 102.2 FM (East), 102.8 (West) 11B
Planet Rock West Midlands 105.2 FM Also on Digital One DAB, Sky Digital 0110, Freesat 730 and Virgin Media 924
Radio Plymouth Plymouth, South East Cornwall & West Devon 106.7 FM
Polish Radio London London DAB only 11B
Premier Gospel London DAB only 11B
Premier Radio London 1332 AM (Central London), 1305 (North and South London),
1413 (East and West London)
Also on Digital One DAB, Sky 0123 and Freeview 725
The Pulse of West Yorkshire Bradford, Halifax, and Huddersfield 97.5 FM (Bradford), 102.5 (Halifax and Huddersfield) 11B
Pulse Two Bradford, Halifax and Huddersfield 1278 AM (Bradford), 1530 (Halifax and Huddersfield) 11B
Radio 1053 AM London 1053 AM
Radio 1458 AM London 1458 AM
106.1 Real Radio XS Greater Manchester 106.1 FM
Redstone FM East Surrey and North Sussex DAB only 10C
The Revolution Oldham 96.2 FM
Ridings FM Wakefield 106.8 FM
97.4 Rock FM Central Lancashire 97.4 FM 12A
Rother FM Rotherham 96.1 FM
107.1 Rugby FM Rugby 107.1 FM
Rutland Radio Rutland 107.2 FM, 97.4 (Stamford)
Sabras Sound Leicester 1260 AM 11B
Sanskar Radio Leicestershire DAB only 11B
Signal 1 North Staffordshire and Cheshire 102.6 FM, 96.9 (Stafford), 96.4 (Cheshire) 12D
Signal 2 North Staffordshire and Cheshire 1170 AM 12D
Signal 107 Wolverhampton, Shropshire and North Worcestershire 107.7 FM (Wolverhampton), 106.5 (Shrewsbury), 107.1 (Oswestry), 107.4 (Telford),

107.2 (Kidderminster)

Silk 106.9 Macclesfield 106.9 FM
Smile Sussex Sussex DAB only 11B
Smooth Radio London 102.2 FM (London)
792 AM (Bedford), 828 (Luton)
828 AM (Bournemouth)
945 AM (Eastbourne), 1323 (Brighton)
1260AM (Bristol)
1251 AM (Bury St Edmunds), 1170 (Ipswich)
774 AM (Gloucestershire)
1242 AM (Medway), 603 (East Kent)
1557 AM (Northamptonshire)
1152 AM (Norwich and Great Yarmouth)
1332 AM (Peterborough)
1152 AM (Plymouth)
1170 AM (Portsmouth), 1557 (Southampton)
1431 AM (Reading), 1485 (Basingstoke and Andover)
1359 AM (Chelmsford), 1431 (Southend)
1161 AM (Swindon)
936 AM (West Wiltshire)
12C (London)
11B (Bristol and Bath)
11B (Bournemouth)
11C (Cambridge)
11C (Exeter and Torbay)
10D (Herts, Beds and Bucks)
11C (Kent)
10C (Northamptonshire)
11B (Norwich)
10B (Oxfordshire)
12D (Peterborough)
12D (Reading and Basingstoke)
11C (South Hampshire)
12D (Southend & Chelmsford)
11B (Sussex Coast)
11C (Swindon)
Also on Sky 0128, Freesat 732, Virgin Media 916, Freeview 718
West Midlands 105.7 FM (West Midlands) 11C (Birmingham), 11B (Wolverhampton), 12D (Coventry)
East Midlands 106.6 FM (East Midlands), 101.4 (Derby 12C (Nottingham)
North East England 97.5 FM (North East England), 101.2 (Hexham), 107.5 (Newcastle), 107.7 (Teesside) 11B (Teesside), 11C (Tyne and Wear)
North West England 100.4 FM (North West England) 11C (Manchester), 11B (Liverpool), 12A (Central Lancashire)
Southend Radio Southend 105.1 FM Programmes shared 24/7 with Chelmsford Radio
Sovereign FM Eastbourne 107.5 FM
Spectrum Radio Spectrum Radio (AM) AM 558 (London)
Spectrum Radio (DAB) DAB (London) 12A
Spectrum Radio (SKY) Sky Digital Sky 0185
Spire FM Salisbury 102.0 FM
Spirit FM West Sussex 96.6 FM (Chichester), 102.3 (Littlehampton), 106.6 (Midhurst),
Splash FM Worthing, West Sussex 107.7 FM
Star Radio 107.9/1 Cambridge and Ely 107.9 FM (Cambridge), 107.1 (Ely)
Star Radio North East Durham and North Yorkshire 103.2 FM (Darlington), 102.8 (Durham), 106.8 (Brusselton), 103.5 (Northallerton), 102.3 (Thirsk), 102.6 (Richmond)
97.2 Stray FM Harrogate and Yorkshire Dales 97.2 (Harrogate), 107.1 (Ilkley)

107.1 (Pateley Bridge), 107.8 (Skipton)

Sun FM Sunderland 103.4 FM
Sunrise Radio London 963 AM (London), 972 (West London)
Sunrise Radio Yorkshire Bradford 103.2 FM 11B
Sunshine Radio (AM) Ludlow 855 AM, 105.9 FM (Ludlow)
Sunshine Radio (FM) Herefordshire and Monmouthshire 106.2 FM (Hereford), 107.0 (Monmouth), 107.8 (Abergavenny) 10C (Gloucestershire), 12A (Hereford & Worcester)
talkSPORT London London DAB only 12A
Local opt-out of talkSPORT UK with local traffic reports and advertising
TFM Teesside 96.6 FM 11B
Programmes shared 24/7 with Metro Radio
Time FM East Berkshire, South Buckinghamshire, North Surrey and the Heathrow area of London 106.6 FM
East London and West Essex 107.5 FM
Touch FM Coventry 96.2 FM
South East Staffordshire 101.6 FM (Tamworth), 102.4 (Burton-upon-Trent)
Warwickshire 102.0 FM (Stratford-upon-Avon), 107.3 (Warwick)
Tower FM Bolton and Bury 107.4 FM
Town FM Ipswich 102.0 FM
Trax FM Doncaster and Bassetlaw 107.1 FM (Doncaster), 107.9 (Bassetlaw) 11C
2BR Burnley 99.8 FM
96.9 Viking FM Humberside 96.9 FM 11B
Radio Wave 96.5 Blackpool and the Fylde 96.5 FM side men
Wave 105 East Dorset, South Hampshire, Isle of Wight and parts of West Sussex and Wiltshire 105.2 FM (South Hampshire, Isle of Wight, West Sussex and Wiltshire), 105.8 FM (East Dorset) 11B (Bournemouth)
11C (South Hampshire)
Wessex FM Dorchester and Weymouth 96.0 FM (Bridport), 97.2
Wire FM Warrington 107.2 FM
The Wireless London DAB only 11B (London)
Wish FM Wigan and St Helens 102.4 FM
XFM London London 104.9 FM 12A
XFM Manchester Greater Manchester 97.7 FM 11C
Radio XL Birmingham 1296 AM 11B (Wolverhampton)
Radio Yorkshire Yorkshire DAB only 12A
Yorkshire Coast Radio Scarborough, Whitby and Bridlington 96.2 FM (Scarborough), 103.1 (Whitby), 102.4 (Bridlington)

Former English stations[edit]

This list details radio stations which have lost their licence to broadcast or have closed down due to financial reasons

Name Licence Area Analogue Frequencies DAB Channels Notes
Airport Information Radio Heathrow Airport and Gatwick Airport 1584 AM Both stations closed in June 1991 after just one year on air
Abbey FM Barrow in Furness 107.3 FM Station put into administration on 30 January 2009
Buzz FM Birmingham 102.4 FM Lost licence and was replaced by Choice FM 102.2 on 1 January 1995
Centre Radio Leicestershire 97.1 FM and 1260 AM Ceased trading and closed on 6 October 1983
Channel Travel Radio Kent channel ports 107.6 FM Licence returned to the Radio Authority on 28 September 2000
Devonair Radio Exeter and Torquay 666/954 AM and 97.0/96.4 FM Lost licence and was replaced by Gemini Radio on 1 January 1995
Dune FM Southport 107.9 FM Station received winding-up order and transmitter was seized by OFCOM on 9 August 2012
Fen Radio 107.5 Wisbech 107.5 FM Licence returned to Ofcom on 31 July 2008
Liberty Radio London 963/972 AM Lost licence and was replaced by Club Asia on 3 July 2003
Mersey 106.7 Liverpool 106.7 FM Licence revoked by Ofcom on 1 April 2009
Mix 107 High Wycombe 107.4 FM, 107.7 Licence returned to Ofcom on 1 July 2009
Pennine FM Huddersfield 107.9 FM Licence returned to Ofcom on 5 April 2010
Radio Victory Portsmouth 95.0 FM and 1170 AM Lost licence and was replaced by Ocean Sound on 28 June 1986
Star 107.9 Stroud 107.9 FM Licence returned to Ofcom on 29 September 2006
Sunset Radio Manchester 102.0 FM Station went into liquidation in October 1993
Sunrise Radio East Midlands Leicestershire 1260 AM Lost licence and was replaced by Sabras Radio on 7 September 1995
Sunshine 1530 Worcestershire 1530 AM Closed on 6 April 2010 following problem with transfer of broadcast licence
South 107.3 Lewisham 107.3 FM Closed down on 3 April 2009
Time 106.8 Thamesmead 106.8 FM Closed down on 3 April 2009
Yorkshire Radio Yorkshire 12C Closed down 29 July 2013

Northern Ireland[edit]

Name Licence Area Analogue Frequencies DAB Channels Freeview
CityBeat Belfast 96.7 FM (Greater Belfast) 102.5 (North Down and Ards) 12D
Cool FM Belfast 97.4 FM 12D
Downtown Radio Northern Ireland 1026 AM (Belfast)
96.4 FM (Limavady), 96.6 (Omagh and Enniskillen), 97.1 (Larne),
102.3 (Ballymena), 102.4 (Derry), 103.1 (South Newry),103.4 (Newcastle)
Q97.2 FM Coleraine 97.2 FM
Q101 West Omagh and Enniskillen 101.2 FM
Q102.9 FM Derry 102.9 FM
Q100.5 FM Newry and Mourne 100.5 FM
Q106/7 FM Cookstown 106.0 FM, 107.2 (Dungannon)
Q107 FM Ballymena 107.0 FM
U105 Belfast 105.8 FM 726 (Northern Ireland)

Former Northern Irish stations[edit]

Name Licence Area Analogue Frequencies DAB Channels Notes
Goldbeat 828 Cookstown 828 AM Ceased broadcasting on 22 May 1999 and Radio Authority revoked the licence
Heartbeat 1521 Craigavon 1521 AM Ceased broadcasting on 22 May 1999 and Radio Authority revoked the licence


Name Licence Area Analogue Frequencies DAB Channels
Argyll FM Kintyre, Mid Argyll, Islay and Jura 106.5 FM (Campbeltown), 107.1 (Islay and Jura) and 107.7 (South Knapdale)
Radio Borders Borders 96.8 FM (Selkirk), 102.3 (Berwick-Upon-Tweed), 103.1 (Peebles) and 103.4 (Eyemouth)
Capital Scotland Central Scotland 105.7 FM (East), 106.1 (West) 11C (Glasgow), 12D (Edinburgh)
Central 103.1 FM Clackmannanshire, Falkirk, Stirling 103.1 FM 11D (Central Scotland)
Clyde 1 Glasgow and West Central Scotland 102.5 FM, 97.0 (Vale of Leven), 102.3 (Rothesay), 103.3 (Firth of Clyde) 11C
Clyde 2 Glasgow and West Central Scotland 1152 AM 11C
Cuillin FM Skye & Lochalsh 102.7 FM (Skriaig), 106.2 (Portree)
Eklipse Sports Radio Glasgow, Edinburgh and Central Scotland DAB only 11D (Central Scotland)
Forth 1 Edinburgh, The Lothians and Fife 97.3 FM, 97.6, 102.2 (Penicuik) 12D
Forth 2 Edinburgh, The Lothians and Fife 1548 AM 12D
Heart Scotland Central Scotland 100.3 FM (Glasgow), 103.3 (Edinburgh), 101.1 (Rosneath) 11D
Heartland FM Pitlochry, Aberfeldy, Dunkeld, Crieff and Perth 97.5 FM, 106.6 FM (Perth) 11B (1400-1800 Mon-Thu, 1400-0000 Fri, 1730-0000 Sat, 0800-1230 Sun)
Isles FM Isle of Lewis 103.0 FM
Kingdom FM Fife 105.4 FM (St Andrews), 106.3 (The East Neuk), 95.2 (West Fife), 96.1 (Central & East Fife), 96.6 (Kirkcaldy)
MFR Inverness and Northern Scotland 97.4 FM (Inverness)
96.6 FM (Speyside)
96.7 (Fraserburgh) - Broadcasts as Kinnaird Radio from 1900-0000
102.5 (Caithness) - Broadcasts as Caithness FM from 1900-0000
102.8 (Keith) - Broadcasts as Keith Community Radio from 1900-0000
11B (MFR 97.4)
MFR 1107AM Inverness and Northern Scotland 1107 AM
Relays the above FM broadcast during the day, but offers alternative programming in the evening
NECR Aberdeenshire 102.1 FM (Inverurie), 103.2 (Colpy), 97.1 (Turriff)
102.6 (Kildrummy), 106.4 (Strathdon),
97.1 (Braemar), 101.9 (Ballater)
Nevis Radio Fort William and Lochaber 96.6 FM (Fort William), 102.3 (Skye and Mallaig),
102.4 (Loch Leven), 97.0 (Glencoe)
Northsound 1 Aberdeen and North East Scotland 96.9 FM, 97.6, 103.0 (Peterhead) 11C
Northsound 2 Aberdeen and North East Scotland 1035 AM 11C
Oban FM Oban 103.3 FM
Relays Clyde 2 as a sustaining service
Original 106 (Aberdeen) Aberdeen and North East Scotland 106.8 FM (North Aberdeen), 106.3 (Aberdeen City)
RNA FM Arbroath 96.6 FM, 87.7 (Brechin Infirmary) 11B (0730-1200 Mon-Fri, 0730-1730 Sat, 1230-1800 Sun)
SIBC Shetland 102.2 FM, 96.2 (Bressay)
105.2 Smooth Radio Central Scotland 105.2 FM 11C (Glasgow), 12D (Edinburgh)
talkSPORT Scotland London DAB only 11D (Central Scotland), 11C (Aberdeen), 11B (Ayr)
Local opt-out of talkSPORT UK with local traffic reports and advertising
Tay FM Perth and Dundee 96.4 FM (Perth), 102.8 (Dundee) 11B
Tay AM Perth and Dundee 1584 AM (Perth), 1161 (Dundee) 11B
Two Lochs Radio Gairloch and Loch Ewe 106.0 FM (Gairloch), 106.6 (Loch Ewe), 102.2 (Ullapool), 96.8 (North West Scotland)
Relays Smooth Radio and Magic 105.4 FM as a sustaining service
Wave 102 FM Dundee 102.0 FM
Waves Radio Peterhead and Fraserburgh 101.2 FM 11C
West FM Ayrshire 96.7 FM, 97.5 (Girvan), 106.7 (Rothesay) 11B
West Sound AM Ayrshire 1035 AM 11B
West Sound FM Dumfries and Galloway 96.5 FM (Stranraer), 97.0 (Dumfries), 103.0 (Kirkcudbright)
XFM Scotland Paisley 96.3 FM 11D (Central Scotland), 11B (Ayr)
YOURradio West Dumbartonshire, Helensburgh, Lomond and Inverclyde 103.0 FM (Dumbarton), 106.9 (Helensburgh, Lomond and Inverclyde)

Former Scottish stations[edit]

Name Licence Area Analogue Frequencies DAB Channels Notes
River FM Livingston FM 103.4, 107.7 Station closed on 29 September 2006 and licence returned to Ofcom
talk 107 Edinburgh 107.0 FM 11D (Central Scotland) Station closed on 23 December 2008 and licence returned to Ofcom
L107 Lanarkshire 107.9 FM, 107.5 (Cumbernauld) Station closed on 11 November 2010 and licence returned to Ofcom


Name Licence Area Analogue Frequencies DAB Channels
Bridge FM Bridgend and Vale of Glamorgan 106.3 FM
Capital Cymru Anglesey and Gwynedd 103.0 FM (Anglesey and Gwynedd)
Capital North West and Wales North Wales Coast, Wrexham and Chester 96.3 FM (North Wales Coast), 97.1 (Wirral), 103.4 (Wrexham, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Cheshire West and Chester) 10D
Capital South Wales Cardiff and Newport 103.2 FM (Cardiff), 97.4 (Newport) 12C
Radio Carmarthenshire Carmarthenshire 97.1 FM, 97.5 (Carmarthen) 10C
Radio Ceredigion Ceredigion 103.3 FM (Aberystwyth, North, Mid & West Ceredigion), 96.6 (South East Ceredigion), 97.4 (Cardigan Town)
Radio Hafren Mid Wales & The Borders 756 AM
Heart North Wales North Wales 88.0 FM Wrexham, 106.9 The Vale of Clywd, 107.3 Prestatyn, 105.7 North Wales Coast, 107.2 North West Wales/Gwynedd

102.8 Welshpool, 106.0 Newtown

10D (NE Wales and W Cheshire), 10C (Mid and West Wales)
Heart South Wales South Wales 106.0 Swansea, 102.3 Pontypridd, 105.9 Merthyr Tydfil, 107.3 Bargoed, 105.2 Abergavenny, 106.1 Ebbw Vale, 105.4 South and South East Wales, 105.9 Newport

107.7 Ceredigion, 105.7 Pembrokeshire, 105.2 Carmarthenshire, 106.0 Carmarthen, 106.2 Fishguard

12C (Cardiff and Newport), 12A (Swansea)
Nation Radio South Wales 106.8 FM (South East Wales), 107.3 (South West Wales) 12C (Cardiff and Newport), 10D (NE Wales and W Cheshire)
Nation Hits Swansea 102.1 FM 12C
Radio Pembrokeshire Pembrokeshire 102.5 FM, 107.5 (Fishguard and Tenby) 10C
Scarlet FM Llanelli 97.5 FM
Smooth Radio (Wales) Wales 1359 AM (Cardiff), 1305 (Newport), 1260 AM (Wrexham) 12C (Cardiff and Newport), 10D (NE Wales and W Cheshire)
Sunshine Radio Monmouthshire See England listings for full details
Swansea Sound Swansea 1170 AM 12A
The Wave Swansea 96.4 FM 12A

Former Welsh stations[edit]

Name Licence Area Analogue Frequencies Reason for closure
Mountain FM South Wales DAB only (0700-1900) Closed July 2013
Valleys Radio South Wales Valleys 1116 AM, 999 Station closed on 30 April 2009 and licence returned to OFCOM

The Channel Islands & the Isle of Man[edit]

Although the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man are not part of the UK they are served by the UK's national radio stations. Additionally services in the Channel Islands are licensed by the UK's regulator. Services in the Isle of Man are not licensed by a UK regulator but rather by the Broadcasting Act 1990 of Tynwald

Name Licence Area Analogue Frequencies
Channel 103 Jersey 103.7 FM
Energy FM Isle of Man 98.6 FM, 93.4 (North Isle of Man), 98.4 (Ramsey), 91.2 (Laxey), 102.4 (Peel), 105.2 (Maughold)
Island FM Alderney, Guernsey and Sark 104.7 FM (Guernsey), 93.7 (Alderney)
Manx Radio Isle of Man 97.2 FM (South and East), 89.0, 103.7 (North) and 1368 AM
3FM Isle of Man 104.2 (Ramsey), 104.2 (Port St. Mary), 105.0 (South and East Isle of Man), 105.6, 106.2 (Peel)

Community radio stations[edit]

Name Licence Area Analogue Frequencies Notes
106.9FM WHCR Kingston Upon Hull 106.9 FM On Air: 26 March 2007
Abbey104 Sherborne 104.7 FM On Air: 16 February 2013
Academy FM (Folkestone) Folkestone 105.9 FM On Air: 31 March 2011
Academy FM (Thanet) Thanet 107.8 FM On Air: 5 April 2010
Access FM Bridgwater 104.2 FM On Air: 9 June 2013
AHBS Community Radio Ashford in Kent 107.1 FM On Air: 19 May 2011
AIR 107.2 Weymouth and Portland 107.2 FM On Air: 11 May 2013
Alive Radio Dumfries 107.3 FM On Air: 1 September 2009
ALL FM South, Central and East Manchester 96.9 FM On Air: 22 May 2002
Amber Sound FM Amber Valley, Derbyshire 107.2 FM On Air: 17 September 2008
Ambur Radio Walsall 103.6 FM On Air: 1 August 2009
Angel Radio (Havant) Havant, Hampshire 101.1 FM
Also on DAB in South Hampshire
On Air: February 2002
Angel Radio (Isle of Wight) Newport, Isle of Wight 91.5 FM On Air: 24 March 2007
Apple FM Taunton, Somerset 97.3 FM On Air: 11 May 2013
Radio Asian Fever Leeds 107.3 FM On Air: 1 March 2007
Asian Star Slough 101.6 FM On Air: April 2007
Awaz FM Glasgow 107.2 FM On Air: 29 April 2002
Awaaz Radio High Wycombe 107.4 FM On Air: 24 March 2011
BCB 106.6fm Bradford 106.6 FM On Air: 1 March 2002
BCfm Bristol 93.2 FM On Air: 26 March 2007
BCR 103.1 FM Sheffield 103.1 FM On Air: 31 May 2008
Betar Bangla Hackney, London 1503 AM On Air: 26 December 2010
BFBS Northern Ireland Lisburn 100.6 FM On Air: 8 May 2006
Aldergrove and Antrim 106.5 FM On Air: 5 March 2008
Ballykinler 107.5 FM On Air: 5 March 2008
Holywood 101.0 FM On Air: 5 March 2008
BFBS UK Bases Aldershot 102.5 FM On Air: 11 December 2006
Blandford 89.3 FM On Air: 23 August 2012
Catterick 106.9 FM, 87.7 (Leconfield) On Air: 11 May 2006
Colchester 107.0 FM, 1287 AM (Bassingbourn), 1287 (Wattisham), 1287 (Woodbridge) On Air: 2 May 2006
Scotland 98.5 FM Edinbugh, 87.7 (Inverness), 87.7 (Fort George), 1287 AM (Glencourse) On Air: 14 August 2006
Salisbury Plain 106.8 FM On Air: 11 December 2006
Radio BGWS Farnborough 1179 AM (On Air: 1200-1800) On Air: 30 Sep 2011
Big City Radio Birmingham 89.1 FM On Air: 1 November 2005 (formerly Aston FM)
BigglesFM Biggleswade 104.8 FM On Air: 22 April 2011
Bishop FM Bishop Auckland 105.9 FM On Air: 31 October 2009
Black Diamond FM East and Central Midlothian 107.8 FM On Air: 21 May 2007
Blast 106 Belfast 106.4 FM On Air: 8 July 2009
Blyth Valley Radio Southwold 105.0 FM On Air: 4 July 2009
Black Diamond FM Midlothian 107.8 FM On Air: 21 May 2007
Bolton FM Bolton 96.5 FM On Air: 20 June 2009
Branch FM Dewsbury 101.8 FM On Air: 9 December 2007
BRFM 95.6 FM Isle of Sheppey 95.6 FM On Air: 30 October 2006
BRfm 97.3 Blaenau Gwent 97.3 FM On Air: 18 October 2007
102.5 The 'Bridge Stourbridge 102.5 FM On Air: 1 January 2008
BRO Radio Vale of Glamorgan 98.1 FM On Air: 31 March 2009
BSR FM Bradley Stoke, Bristol 103.4 FM On Air: 13 September 2013
Bute FM Rothesay 96.5 FM On Air: 15 July 2009
Calon FM Wrexham 105.0 FM On Air: 1 March 2008
Cam FM Cambridge 97.2 FM On Air: 1 October 2010
Cambridge 105 Cambridge 105.0 FM On Air: 1 October 2007 (formerly 209radio)
Canalside Community Radio North East Cheshire 102.8 FM On Air: 4 December 2008
Radio Cardiff Cardiff 98.7 FM On Air: 8 October 2007
98.8 Castle FM Leith and North Edinburgh 98.8 FM On Air: 31 March 2007 (formerly Leith FM)
Castledown Radio Tidworth 104.7 FM On Air: 4 November 2006
Celtic Music Radio Glasgow 1530 AM On Air: 16 January 2008
Chorley FM Chorley 102.8 FM On Air: 24 November 2006
Community Voice FM Middlesbrough 104.5 FM On Air: 10 August 2009
Corby Radio Corby 96.3 FM On Air: 5 December 2009
Crescent Radio Rochdale 97.0 FM On Air: 12 September 2006
Cross Rhythms Stoke-on-Trent 101.8 FM On Air: 28 February 2002
Plymouth 96.3 FM On Air: 29 March 2007
Stockton-on-Tees 107.1 FM On Air: 27 April 2008
Crystal FM Penicuik 107.4 FM On Air: 1 December 2013
CSR 97.4FM Canterbury 97.4 FM On Air: 4 January 2007
Dawn FM Nottingham 107.6 FM On Air: 28 March 2006
Demon FM Leicester 107.5 FM On Air: 4 May 2009
Desi Radio Southall 1602 AM
Also Sky 0169
On Air: May 2002
Diverse FM Luton 102.8 FM On Air: April 2007
Down FM Downpatrick 105.0 FM On Air: 30 March 2006
Drive 105 Derry 105.3 FM On Air: 27 January 2009
Drystone Radio South Craven 103.5 FM On Air: 16 January 2009
Dunoon Community Radio Dunoon 97.4 FM On Air: 1 December 2009
East Coast FM East Lothian 107.6 FM On Air: 27 April 2013
EAVA FM Leicester 102.5 FM On Air: 5 December 2008
Erewash Sound Ilkeston 96.8 FM On Air: 6 March 2010
Express FM Portsmouth 93.7 FM On Air: 13 March 2006
103 The Eye Melton Mowbray 103.0 FM On Air: 1 November 2005
Raidió Fáilte Belfast 107.1 FM On Air: 15 September 2006
Fantasy Radio Devizes 97.0 FM On Air: 29 February 2012
Faza FM Nottingham 97.1 FM On Air: 25 March 2002
Felixstowe Radio Felixstowe 107.5 FM On Air: 5 September 2009
Flame CCR Wirral 1521 AM On Air: 19 December 2009
Forest FM Verwood 92.3 FM On Air: 4 July 2006
FromeFM Frome 96.6 FM On Air: 16 June 2012
Future Radio Norwich 107.8 FM On Air: 6 August 2007
Gateway 97.8 Basildon 97.8 FM On Air: 28 August 2010
Gaydio Manchester 88.4 FM
Also on DAB in London (11B) and Sussex Coast (11B)
On Air: 18 June 2010
Glastonbury FM Glastonbury 107.1 FM On Air: 30 April 2009
GFM Gloucester 96.6 FM On Air: 21 July 2006
Gravity FM Grantham 97.2 FM On Air: 1 December 2008
GTFM Pontypridd 107.9 FM On Air: 24 May 2002
Halton Community Radio Runcorn 92.3 FM On Air: 8 August 2008
Harborough FM Market Harborough 102.3 FM On Air: 5 February 2007
Radio Hartlepool Hartlepool 102.4 FM On Air: 14 October 2008
Hayes FM Hayes, west London 91.8 FM On Air: 1 September 2007
Hermitage FM Coalville and Ashby-de-la-Zouch 99.2 FM On Air: 14 November 2009
Hillz FM Coventry 98.6 FM On Air: 1 June 2009
90.1 Hope FM Bournemouth and Poole and Christchurch 90.1 FM On Air: 1 May 2007
Hot Radio Poole 102.8 FM On Air: 8 November 2008 (formerly The Bay)
HCR FM Huntingdon 104.0 FM On Air: 23 April 2011
Kane FM Guildford 103.7 FM On Air: October 2011
Indigo FM Kirkby Lonsdale 106.6 FM On Air: 30 March 2008
Insanity Radio Egham 103.2 FM, 1287 AM On Air: 8 March 2012
Insight Radio Glasgow 101.0 FM
Also Sky 0188, Freesat 777, Freeview 730
On Air: 30 March 2007
Inspiration FM Northampton 107.8 FM On Air: 24 July 2010
Inspire FM Luton 105.1 FM On Air: 10 August 2010
Intobeats Bedford 106.5 FM On Air: 23 April 2011
Radio Ikhlas Normanton, Derby 107.8 FM On Air: 8 September 2006
Ipswich Community Radio Ipswich 105.7 FM On Air: 15 August 2007
Irvine Beat FM Irvine, North Ayrshire 107.2 FM On Air: 12 August 2013
IÚR FM Newry 101.4 FM On Air: 10 October 2007
Radio Jcom Leeds 1386 AM On Air: 6 September 2009
Kane FM Guildford 103.7 FM On Air: 28 October 2011
KCC Live Knowsley 99.8FM On Air: 18 June 2009
Keith Community Radio Keith and Moray 102.8FM (evening opt-out from Moray Firth Radio) Awarded FM licence in January 2013
Kemet Radio Nottingham 97.5 FM On Air: 25 January 2007
Lincoln City Radio Lincoln 103.6 FM On Air: 19 April 2010
Lionheart Radio Alnwick 107.3 FM On Air: 30 March 2007
Lisburn City Radio Lisburn 98.8 FM On Air: 30 September 2011
Marlow FM Marlow 97.5 FM On Air: 11 May 2011
Mearns FM Stonehaven and South Aberdeenshire 105.7 FM (Stonehaven), 106.2 FM (Inverbervie), 107.3 FM (Laurencekirk) On Air: 6 June 2009
Meridian FM East Grinstead 107.0 FM On Air: 1 March 2010
Moorlands Radio Staffordshire Moorlands 103.7 FM On Air: 7 November 2009
NE1fm Newcastle upon Tyne 102.5 FM On Air: 8 June 2007
New Style Radio Birmingham 98.7 FM On Air: 14 August 2002
North Manchester FM North Manchester 106.6 FM On Air: 6 July 2009
NuSound Radio Forest Gate, London 92.0 FM On Air: 19 March 2007
Oldham Community Radio Oldham 99.7 FM On Air: 17 March 2007
Peace FM Moss Side, Manchester 90.1 FM On Air: 1 October 2009
Pendle Community Radio Nelson 103.1 FM On Air: 28 August 2007
Penistone FM Penistone 95.7 FM On Air: 6 June 2009
Phoenix FM Brentwood 98.0 FM On Air: 23 March 2007
Phoenix Radio Halifax 96.7 FM On Air: 10 December 2007
Phonic FM Exeter 106.8 FM On Air: 15 February 2008
Point FM Rhyl 103.1 FM On Air: 27 March 2010
Radio Plus Coventry 101.5 FM On Air: 20 December 2010
Preston FM Preston 103.2 FM On Air: 6 October 2008
Pulse FM Barrhead 98.4 FM On Air: 28 July 2009
Pulse Somerset 104.4 FM On Air: 9 May 2013
Pure 107.8FM Stockport 107.8 FM On Air: 13 September 2007
Raaj FM West Bromwich 91.3 FM On Air: 31 January 2009
Redroad FM South Rotherham 102.4 FM On Air: 27 March 2010
Reprezent South London 107.3 FM On Air: 18 March 2011
Resonance FM London 104.4 FM On Air: 1 May 2002
Radio Reverb Brighton 97.2 FM On Air: 26 March 2007
Radio Sunlight Medway 106.6 FM On Air: 27 March 2012
Revival FM Cumbernauld 100.8 FM On Air: 31 August 2006
Riddim Radio Harlesden, London 103.6 FM On Air: 16 April 2007 (formerly BANG Radio)
Rinse FM London 106.8 FM On Air: February 2011
RWSfm 103.3 Bury St Edmunds 103.3 FM On Air: 13 August 2010
Saint FM Burnham-on-Crouch 94.7 FM On Air: 1 December 2007
Salford City Radio Salford 94.4 FM On Air: 30 September 2007
Radio Scilly Isles of Scilly 107.9 FM On Air: 3 September 2007
Seahaven FM Seaford, Newhaven and Peacehaven 96.3 FM On Air: 9 January 2011
105.3 Seaside FM Holderness 105.3 FM On Air: 5 October 2007
SFM Radio Sittingbourne 106.9 FM On Air: 26 July 2012
Sheffield Live! Sheffield 93.2 FM On Air: 29 October 2007
Shine FM Banbridge 102.4 FM On Air: 1 June 2007
shmuFM Aberdeen 99.8 FM On Air: 1 October 2007
Siren FM Lincoln 107.3 FM On Air: 11 August 2007
Sine FM Doncaster 102.6 FM On Air: 26 September 2009
Skyline Community Radio Hedge End and Botley 102.5 FM On Air: 7 January 2006
Somer Valley FM Midsomer Norton and Radstock 97.5 FM On Air: 12 January 2009
Source FM Falmouth 96.1 FM On Air: 28 Feb 2009
Spark FM Sunderland 107.0 FM On Air: 26 October 2009
Speysound Radio Badenoch and Strathspey 107.1 FM On Air: 4 December 2009
Spice FM Newcastle upon Tyne 98.8 FM On Air: 8 August 2008
Radio St Austell Bay St Austell 105.6 FM On Air: 28 January 2008
Stroud FM Stroud 107.9 FM On Air: 24 March 2008
The Superstation Orkney 105.4 FM On Air: 14 January 2008
Sunny Govan Radio Govan 103.5 FM On Air: 28 March 2007
Susy Radio Redhill and Reigate 103.4 FM On Air: 15 July 2012
Swindon 105.5 Swindon 105.5 FM On Air: 15 March 2008
Switch Radio Birmingham 107.5 FM On Air: 30 April 2010
Takeover Radio Leicester 103.2 FM On Air: 5 March 2002
Sutton-in-Ashfield 106.9 FM On Air: 1 March 2010
Tameside Radio Tameside 103.6 FM On Air: 30 September 2007
TCR fm Tamworth 106.8 FM On Air: 31 October 2009
Radio Teesdale Barnard Castle 105.5 FM, 102.1 (Romaldkirk) On Air: 29 March 2007
Tempo FM Wetherby 107.4 FM On Air: 11 September 2006
10radio Wiveliscombe, Somerset 105.3 FM On Air: 2 March 2008
Radio Tircoed Tircoed, Swansea 106.5 FM On Air: 1 December 2008
3TFM Saltcoats 103.1 FM On Air: 18 April 2008
TMCR North East Doncaster 95.3 FM On Air: 14 December 2009
Tone FM Taunton 107.8 FM On Air: April 2013
Tudno FM Llandudno 107.8 FM On Air: 12 July 2008
Tulip Radio Spalding, Lincolnshire 107.5 FM On Air: 12 June 2009
Uckfield FM Uckfield 105.0 FM On Air: 1 July 2010
Ujima Radio Bristol 98.0 FM On Air: 4 July 2008
Radio Ummah Manor Park 94.0 FM On Air: 9 November 2008
Unity 101 Southampton 101.1 FM On Air: 12 December 2005
Unity FM Birmingham 93.5 FM On Air: 2 August 2006
Unity Radio Manchester 92.8 FM On Air: Summer 2010
Radio Verulam St Albans 92.6 FM On Air: 7 July 2007
Vibe 107.6 Watford 107.6 FM On Air: 8 August 2011
Voice of Africa Radio Stratford, London 94.3 FM On Air: 18 July 2007
Voice FM Southampton 103.9 FM On Air: 1 September 2011
WCR Community Radio Warminster 106.5 FM On Air: 1 April 2012
WCR FM Wolverhampton 101.8 FM On Air: 30 March 2007
Radio West Suffolk Bury St Edmunds 103.3 FM On Air: 13 August 2010
Westside FM Hanwell 89.6 FM On Air: 13 September 2007
Radio Winchcombe Winchcombe 107.1FM On Air: 18 May 2012
Wirral Radio Wirral 92.1 FM On Air: 1 March 2008
Also DAB in West Cheshire and North East Wales
Wythenshawe FM Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester 97.2 FM On Air: 22 March 2002
Youthcomm Radio Worcester 106.7 FM On Air: 13 January 2008
Zack FM Forest Heath 105.3 FM On Air: 22 June 2009

Former community radio stations[edit]

The followed stations have closed down due to financial reasons and returned their licences to OFCOM

Name Licence Area Analogue Frequencies Notes
Chelmsford Calling Chelmsford 104.4 FM Closed Feb 2007
Sound Radio Hackney 1503 AM Closed June 2007
TGR Sound Bexleyheath 103.7 FM Closed 22 Jun 2008
Vibe FM Enniskillen 105.3 FM Closed October 2009
Forest of Dean Radio Cinderford 1521 AM, 1503 Newent Closed 31 Dec 2009
Link FM Harold Hill 92.2 FM Closed: 28 Jun 2010
Féile FM Belfast 103.2 FM Closed 25 March 2011
Boundary Sound Newark 102.6 FM Closed 23 June 2011
Voice Radio Caerphilly DAB 11C (Cardiff and Newport) Closed 20 July 2011
Wayland Radio Wayland, Norfolk 107.3 FM Closed 27 August 2011
Burngreave Community Radio Sheffield 103.1FM Closed: September 2011
Radio Sandwell Sandwell, West Midlands 106.9 FM Closed: November 2011
XS Neath and Port Talbot 107.9 FM (Port Talbot),
97.4 (Neath)
Closed 13 December 2011
Cheshire FM Mid Cheshire 92.5 FM Closed 27 January 2012
Rossendale Radio Haslingden and Rawtenstall 104.7 FM Closed 5 March 2012
Diversity FM Lancaster 103.5 FM Closed 31 March 2012
The Park Lymington 97.9 FM Closed 8 June 2012
ON FM Hammersmith, London 101.4 FM Closed January 2013
OX105 FM Oxford 105.1 FM Closed 2 October 2013

RSL stations[edit]

Many student stations broadcastRSL'sannually and RSL licences are also frequently used for radio training projects, special events such as festivals or airshows and drive-in movie events. A number of stations also operate during religious festivals the Sikh festival Vaisakhi, the Muslim month of Ramadanand Christian events such as Easter. This list represent a small example selection of regular broadcasters.

Name Licence Area Typical Air Dates Analogue Frequencies
Airshow FM RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire June 87.9 FM - Coverage of the RAF Waddington Airshow operated by Lincs FM
ATRfm The Arthur Terry School, Sutton Coldfield July 106.9 FM
AWC Radio Amersham & Wycombe College, Amersham June 87.7 FM
Radio Badminton Badminton House May 87.9 FM - Live coverage of Badminton Horse Trials
Bay FM Exmouth May 107.9 FM
Bexhill FM Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex July 87.7 FM - Broadcast from Bexhill High School
Blast Radio Ealing May 87.7 FM
Brighton Festival Radio Brighton May 87.7 FM - Coverage of the Brighton Festival
BSB Radio Various race circuits Spring / Summer 87.7 FM - Coverage of British Superbikes Championship
Camglen Radio South Glasgow June and December 87.7 FM
Chaine FM Larne December 106.3 FM
Cheltenham Radio Cheltenham Racecourse March 87.7 FM - Live coverage of Cheltenham National Hunt Festival
Corinium Radio Cirencester July and November 87.7 FM
Radio Cosford RAF Cosford June 87.9 FM - Live coverage of Cosford Air Show
Cracker FM Rugby December 87.9 FM
Radio Cracker Ballymena December 107.6 FM
Download FM Donington Park June 87.7 FM - Coverage of the Download Festival
Festival FM Edinburgh August 87.7 FM - Coverage of the Edinburgh Festival
GLOSS FM Thornbury April and November 87.7 FM
Lache FM Chester July and November 87.6 FM
Lincolnshire Show Radio Lincolnshire Showground June 107.8 FM - Coverage of the Lincolnshire Show operated by Lincs FM
Open Golf Radio Varies July 87.7 FM - Coverage of the Open Golf Championship
OSCAR Radio Oundle May and November 87.7 FM - Broadcast from Oundle School
Radio Ramadan Up to 29 local RSLs across the UK During period of Ramadan and Eid 87.7 FM
Rocket FM Lewes October/November 87.8 FM
Spin FM Redhill and Reigate July/August and December 87.7 FM
Radio Silverstone Silverstone Circuit July 87.7 FM - Live coverage of the British Formula One Grand Prix
Truckfest FM East of England Showground, Peterborough May Day Bank Holiday 106.2 FM - Live coverage of the Truckfest show
Ultra Radio South East Northumberland June 87.7 FM
Whitchurch FM Whitchurch August 107.9 FM
Live @ Wimbledon Wimbledon June / July 87.7 FM - Live coverage of Wimbledon Tennis Championships with Centre Court commentary on 96.3 FM and Number One court commentary on 97.8 FM
Wales Rally FM South Wales November 87.7 FM - Live coverage of Wales Rally GB
Worthy FM Glastonbury June 87.7 FM - Live coverage of the Glastonbury Festival
Youth FM Sutton October 87.7 FM

Student and schools radio[edit]

Most universities plus a number of schools and colleges operate student radio stations with the vast majority only available online. The Student Radio Association represents around 65 student stations.

The following stations are available via an FM community licence or via LPAM and LPFM transmitters:

Name Licence Area Frequencies
Bailrigg FM Lancaster University 87.7 FM - LPFM
1449AM URB University of Bath 1449 AM - LPAM
Blast 1386AM Reading College 1386 AM - LPAM
BURST University of Bristol 1134 AM - LPAM
The Cat Radio University of Chester 1251 AM - LPAM
Cam FM University of Cambridge, Anglia Ruskin University See Community Radio listings for full details
Crush Radio University of Hertfordshire 1278 AM - LPAM
CSR 97.4FM Canterbury See Community Radio listings for full details
Demon FM De Montfort University, Leicester See Community Radio listings for full details
Fresh FM Petroc, Barnstaple FM 87.7 - LPFM
1386AM HCR Halesowen College 1386 AM - LPAM
Radio Hope Liverpool Hope University 1350 AM - LPAM
Hub Radio University of the West of England, Bristol 1449 AM - LPAM
Insanity Radio Royal Holloway, University of London See Community Radio listings for full details
Radio LaB University of Bedfordshire See Community Radio listings for full details
Livewire 1350 University of East Anglia 1350 AM - LPAM
Queen's Radio Queen's University Belfast 1134 AM - LPAM
Ramair University of Bradford 1350 AM - LPAM
RaW University of Warwick 1251 AM - LPAM
Radio Roseland The Roseland Community College, Tregony 87.7 FM - LPFM
Siren FM University of Lincoln See Community Radio listings for full details
Source FM Falmouth University See Community Radio listings for full details
Spark FM University of Sunderland See Community Radio listings for full details
Spark Radio Wiltshire College, Chippenham See Community Radio listings for full details
STAG Radio University of Surrey 1350 AM - LPAM
Storm FM Bangor University 87.7 FM - LPFM (Ffriddoedd)
Surge University of Southampton 1287 AM - LPAM
UWS Radio University of the West of Scotland DAB Digital 11B (Ayr)
University Radio Nottingham University of Nottingham 1350 AM - LPAM
University Radio York University of York 1350 AM - LPAM
Xpression FM University of Exeter 87.7 FM - LPFM (Moberly)
87.7 FM - LPFM (Lafrowda)
Xtreme Radio Swansea University 1431 AM - LPAM

Hospital radio stations[edit]

Typically available within the grounds of a single hospital, these stations broadcast to bedside units and occasionally public areas of the hospital. Transmission is provided along dedicated cabling, via third-party entertainment systems, or by means of low-power broadcasting. Some stations now stream over a Trust's internal IT network to multiple hospitals throughout a single Trust. Many of these stations are among the 200+ supported by the Hospital Broadcasting Association (HBA).

Name Primary Licence Area Accessibility
Radio Addenbrooke's Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge Hospedia Channel 1
AHBS (Ashford Hospital Broadcasting Service) William Harvey Hospital, Ashford See Community Radio listings
Anker Radio George Eliot Hospital, Nuneaton 1386 AM - LPAM
97.3 Apple FM Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton See Community Radio listings
Arrowe Sound Arrowe Park Hospital, Birkenhead
Auckland Hospital Radio Bishop Auckland General Hospital, Bishop Auckland Hospedia and online at
Ayr Hospitals' Radio Ailsa Hospital, Ayr Hospital and Biggart Hospital, Ayr Hospedia Channel 1
Hospital Radio Barnet Barnet Hospital, Barnet Channel 12
Barnsley Hospital Broadcasting Barnsley Hospital, Barnsley Hospicom
Hospital Radio Basingstoke North Hampshire Hospital, Basingstoke 945 AM - LPAM and Hospedia Channel 6
Bath Hospital Radio Royal United Hospital and Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath Hospedia (Royal United Hospital), Channel 11 (Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases) and online at
Bay Trust Radio Westmorland General Hospital, Kendal, Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Lancaster and Furness General Hospital, Barrow-in-Furness Hospedia Channel 1 (Kendal), Hospedia Channel 7 (Barrow and Lancaster) and online at
Hospital Radio Bedford Bedford Hospital, Bedford Hospicom or Channel 2
Bedrock Queen's Hospital, Havering Premier Easiview Channel 1 and throughout the restaurant at Queen's Hospital and online & mobile at
BHBN City Hospital, Birmingham, Good Hope Hospital, Heartlands Hospital, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Selly Oak Hospital, Birmingham Women's Hospital Hospedia and Premier Bedside
BHR 1287 Basildon University Hospital 1287 AM - LPAM, Telecall Channel 19 and online at
Radio Hospitals Blackburn Royal Blackburn Hospital Hospedia Channel 1
BLFR Hospital Radio Bridgend and District Hospitals
Hospital Radio Bedside Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Poole Hospital and Poole Maternity Unit Hospedia Channel 6 (Bournemouth), Hospedia Channel 48 (Poole)
Radio BGM Prince Phillip Hospital, Llanelli Channel 5
Bristol Hospital Broadcasting Service Bristol Royal Infirmary and North Bristol NHS Trust Premier Bedside Radio (Bristol Royal Infirmary), Hospedia (North Bristol NHS Trust)

Radio Sunshine (Bristol Children's Hospital

Radio Broadgreen Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool Closed loop system
Bridge FM Hospital Radio Ashludie Hospital, Carsview Centre, Ninewells Hospital and Royal Victoria Hospital, Dundee 87.7 FM and DAB Digital Radio (11B) (Mon-Fri 1200-1400, Sun-Thu 1800-0000)
Radio Brockley Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore 999 AM - LPAM
Radio Bronglais Bronglais General Hospital, Aberystwyth 87.8 FM - LPFM
Radio Calderdale Calderdale Royal Hospital, Halifax Channel 10
Canterbury Hospital Radio Kent & Canterbury Hospital 945 AM - LPAM and Hospedia Channel 6
Causeway Hospital Radio Causeway Hospital, Coleraine Channel 6
Carillon Radio Loughborough Hospital, Coalville Hospital, Ashby de-la-Zouch Hospital, Melton Mowbray Hospital and Oakham Hospital 1386 AM Loughborough, Coalville, 1431 Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Oakham and online at
Castle Mead Radio Hinckley Hospital and Hinckley & Bosworth Community Hospital Channel 6 and online at
Radio Cavell Royal Oldham Hospital 1350 AM - LPAM and Hospedia Channel 1
Channel 1 Newport Hospital Radio Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport Channel 1
Hospital Radio Chelmsford Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford Hospedia
Radio Cherwell John Radcliffe Hospital, Nuffield Hospital, Churchill Hospital, Oxford Hospedia and online at
Chichester Hospital Radio St Richard's Hospital, Chichester 1431 AM - LPAM and Hospicom Channel 11
Chippenham Hospital Radio Chippenham Community Hospital, Chippenham Closed loop system and online at
Choice Radio Worcestershire Royal, Worcester Hospedia
Chorley Hospital Radio Chorley and South Ribble Hospital, Chorley Hospedia
Citybeat University College Hospital, London
City Sound Hospital Radio Leeds General Infirmary
Radio Clatterbridge Clatterbridge Hospital, Wirral 1386 AM - LPAM and Channel 1 or Channel 9
Coastway Hospital Radio Royal Sussex County Hospital, Sussex Eye Hospital, Brighton Hospedia Channel 6 and online at
Hospital Radio Colchester Colchester General Hospital and Essex County Hospital Hospedia
Cornwall Hospital Broadcasting Network Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, St Michael's Hospital (Hayle) and West Cornwall Hospital, Penzance
Cotswold Hospital Radio Gloucestershire Royal Hospital - Gloucester, Cheltenham General Hospital - Cheltenham Channel 9
Coventry Hospitals Radio University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust Hospedia Channel 1
CPR Hospital Radio Chorley and Preston Hospitals
Radio DGH Eastbourne District General Hospital, Eastbourne Hospedia
Durham Hospital Radio University Hospital of North Durham, Durham Hospedia Channel 1
East Herts Hospital Radio QE2 Hospital, Welwyn Garden City
Radio Enfield Chase Farm Hospital, Enfield Hospedia
Epsom Hospital Radio Epsom General Hospital, Epsom Hospedia Channel 1
Evesham Hospital Radio Evesham Community Hospital, Evesham
Radio Forest Community Broadcasting FOREST ONE: St Margaret's Hospital, Epping and The Derwent Centre, Harlow

FOREST GOLD: St Margaret's Hospital, Epping, Saffron Walden Community Hospital and Brentwood Community Hospital

Hospital Radio Fox Leicester Royal Infirmary, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester Hospedia Channel 6
Radio Freeway Morriston Hospital, Swansea Channel 3, 4 and 14
Radio General Warrington Hospital Hospedia Channel 1 and 7
Radio Glamorgan University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff Hospedia Channel 1
Radio Glangwili West Wales General Hospital, Carmarthen 87.7 FM - LPFM
Radio Grapevine St John's Hospital, Livingston Channel 1 and online at
Grimsby Hospital Radio Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Grimsby Hospedia
Hospital Radio Gwendolen Leicester General Hospital, Leicester 1287 AM - LPAM
Radio Halton Halton General Hospital, Runcorn Channel 3
Harrogate Hospital Radio Harrogate District Hospital, Harrogate Hospedia
Harlow Hospital Radio Princess Alexandra Hospital (Harlow), Harlow Hospedia
Hospital Radio Hastings Conquest Hospital, Hastings Hospedia
HBSA Hospital Radio Ayrshire Central Hospital, Irvine; Crosshouse Hospital, Kilmarnock Hospedia Channel 1
HBS Radio Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Weston Park Hospital, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield 1431 AM - LPAM and Hospedia Channel 1
Hemel Hospital Radio Hemel Hempstead General Hospital, Hemel Hempstead 1350 AM - LPAM
Hereford Hospital Radio Hereford County Hospital, Hereford Hospedia Channel 5 and online at
Radio Horton Horton General Hospital, Banbury Hospedia Channel 1 and online at
HWD Hospital Radio Dewsbury and District Hospital
Hospital Radio Ipswich Ipswich Hospital and St. Elizabeth's Hospice Hospedia Channel 1
Jubilee Radio Princess Elizabeth Hospital, Guernsey
The Jumbo Sound Goodmays Hospital and King George Hospital, Redbridge Online at
Kingston Hospital Radio Kingston Hospital, Kingston upon Thames Hospedia Channel 1
Kingstown Radio Hull Royal Infirmary Hospital, Hull 1350 AM - LPAM and Hospedia
Radio Law Wishaw General Hospital, Wishaw Channel 12
Radio Lollipop Children's hospital service in Bristol, Birmingham, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, London and Southampton
London Chest Hospital Radio London Chest Hospital, London
Radio Lion Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford Premier Bedside Channel 1
Radio Lions Jersey General Hospital, Jersey Closed loop system
London Network Radio Whittington Hospital, North London
Radio Lonsdale Furness General Hospital, Barrow-in-Furness Channel 1
Luton and Dunstable Hospital Radio Luton & Dunstable Hospital, Luton 1134 AM - LPAM and Hospedia
Hospital Radio Lynn Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kings Lynn Hospedia Channel 1
Radio Marsden Royal Marsden Hospital, London TV Channel 6 and online at
Radio Mayday Mayday Hospital, Croydon Hospedia Channel 1
Radio Medica Goole and District Hospital, Goole
Hospital Radio Maidstone Maidstone District General Hospital, Maidstone
Hospital Radio Medway Medway Maritime Hospital, Gillingham Hospicom
Meridian Radio Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich Hospedia
Milton Keynes Hospital Radio Service Milton Keynes General Hospital, Milton Keynes Hospicom
Mid Downs Hospital Radio The Princess Royal Hospital, Haywards Heath 1350 AM - LPAM and Hospedia
Millside Hospital Radio King's Mill Hospital, Sutton-in-Ashfield Hospedia
MY Radio Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust
NH Sound Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny 1287 AM - LPAM and Hospedia
Radio Nightingale Rotherham District General Hospital, Rotherham 945 and 1350 AM - LPAM and Hospedia Channel 6
Northern Air North Manchester General Hospital, Manchester and Salford Royal Hospital, Salford Hospedia
Radio North Kent Gravesend and North Kent Hospital
Radio North Tees University Hospital of North Tees, Stockton-on-Tees Hospedia Channel 1
Northumberland Hospital Radio (NHR) Blyth Community, Hexham General, North Tyneside General & Wansbeck General Hospitals, Northumberland Hospedia Channel 1
Radio Northwick Park Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, London Hospedia and online at
Nottingham Hospitals' Radio (NHR) Queen's Medical Centre, and Nottingham City Hospital, Nottingham Hospedia Channel 1 (City Hospital) and Channel 33 (Queen's Medical Centre)
Hospital Radio Perth Perth Royal Infirmary and Murray Royal Hospital, Perth Closed loop system
Phoenix Hospital Radio Queen's Hospital, Burton Upon Trent Closed loop system and online at
Pilgrim Hospital Radio Pilgrim Hospital, Boston Hospedia
Hospital Radio Plymouth Derriford Hospital and Plymouth Royal Eye Infirmary 87.7 FM - LPFM, Hospedia and Channel 1
QA Radio Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth Hospedia Channel 45
Hospital Radio Reading Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading Hospedia Channel 45
Red Dot Radio Western General Hospital, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Royal Victoria Hospital and Corstorphine Hospital, Edinburgh Closed loop system
Radio Redhill East Surrey Hospital, Redhill, Surrey 1431 AM - LPAM
Ridgeway Radio Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester Hospedia Channel 1
Roch Valley Radio Fairfield General Hospital, Rochdale Infirmary and Springhill Hospice, Rochdale Hospedia and online at
Rookwood Sound Rookwood Hospital, Cardiff and University Hospital Llandough 945 AM - LPAM (Rookwood Hospital) and Channel 1/A (University Hospital, Llandough)
Radio Royal (Bradford) Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Bradford Hospedia
Radio Royal (Falkirk) Falkirk & District Royal Infirmary and Stirling Royal Infirmary 1278 AM - LPAM (Falkirk), Channel 6 (Stirling)
Royal 1 Radio Glasgow Royal Infirmary
Rugby Hospital Radio St. Cross Hospital, Rugby Hospedia
Radio St. Helier St. Helier Hospital, Carshalton Hospedia Channel 1
Sandwell Hospital Radio Sandwell District Hospital, Rowley Regis Hospital Hospedia Channel 6
Scunthorpe Hospital Radio Scunthorpe General Hospital Hospedia Channel 6
Seaside Hospital Radio Worthing Hospital and Southlands Hospital, Shoreham-by-Sea Hospicom (Worthing Hospital) 846AM - LPAM (Southlands Hospital)
Radio Skerne Darlington Memorial Hospital Hospedia
Hospital Radio South Tyneside South Tyneside District Hospital Hospedia Channel 1
Southampton HBA Southampton General Hospital, Princess Anne Hospital and Royal South Hampshire Hospital Hospedia Channel 25
Southend Hospital Radio Southend University Hospital Premier Bedside Channel 8 or 9
Radio Sunderland Royal Hospital, Sunderland Hospedia
Sunshine Hospital Radio Weston General Hospital, Weston-super-Mare Telecall Channel 7
Radio City 1386AM Singleton Hospital, Swansea 1386 AM - LPAM, Channel 4 or Channel 12
The Hospital Broadcasting Service Drumchapel Hospital, Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow Homoeopathic Hospital, Western Infirmary, Beatson Oncology Centre, Blawarthill Hospital, Royal Alexandra Hospital (Paisley) Easyview Channel 6
Trust AM Doncaster Royal Infirmary, Doncaster, Bassetlaw District General Hospital, Worksop 1278 AM - LPAM (Bassetlaw) and Premier Bedside
Hospital Radio Tunbridge Wells Kent & Sussex Hospital, Tunbridge Wells; Pembury Hospital, Pembury; Tonbridge Cottage Hospital, Tonbridge Online at
Radio Tyneside The Freeman Hospital, Royal Victoria Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne and Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead 1575 AM - LPAM, Hospedia Channel 1 and online at
Victoria Infirmary Radio Victoria Infirmary, Glasgow Channel 1 (VIR Extra on Channel 2 with live football and Sunday church service)
Victoria Radio Network Victoria Hospital, Forth Park Hospital and Victoria Hospice, Kirkcaldy 1287 AM - LPAM and Channel 3
Walsall Hospital Radio Walsall Manor Hospital, Walsall Closed loop system
Radio Warneford Warwick Hospital, Warwick Premier Bedside and Channel 5
Watford Hospital Radio Watford General Hospital Hospicom and online at
Wave Radio Dr Gray's Hospital, Elgin Hospedia and online at
Radio West Fife Queen Margaret Hospital, Dunfermline
Radio West Middlesex West Middlesex University Hospital, Isleworth Hospicom
Radio West Suffolk West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds See Community Radio listings
Radio Wexham Wexham Park Hospital Hospicom Channel 3
Hospital Radio Wey St Peter's Hospital, Chertsey; Ashford Hospital, Ashford; Weybridge Hospital, Weybridge Hospicom and online at
Whitechapel AM Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel Hospedia Channel 1
Whipps Cross Hospital Radio Whipps Cross University Hospital, Leytonstone Hospedia
Withybush FM Withybush General Hospital, Haverfordwest 87.7 FM - LPFM
Winchester Hospital Radio Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester Hospedia Channel 6
Woodside Radio Newham University Hospital, London
Radio Wulfrun New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton
Hospital Radio Yare Northgate Hospital, Great Yarmouth 1350 AM - LPAM
York Hospital Radio York Hospital Hospedia Channel 1

Satellite radio stations[edit]

Stations which are broadcast to the UK via satellite

Name Format EPG Number Comments
Diamond Radio Ghanaian station Sky 0185
EWTN Radio Catholic religious station Sky 0147
Kanshi Radio Asian station Sky 0205
Khush Khabri Radio Asian Christian station Sky 0151 Formerly Asian Gold Radio
Liberty Radio Easy listening and talk Sky 0186
Newstalk Commercial speech station Sky 0210 FM 106-108 in Republic of Ireland
Rainbow Radio Ghanaian radio station Sky 0207 FM 87.5 in Accra, Ghana
RTÉ Radio 1 News, current affairs, sport and music Sky 0160, Freesat 750,
Virgin 917
FM 88.2-90.0, LW 252 in Republic of Ireland
RTÉ 2FM Pop music Sky 0164, Freesat 751 FM 90.0-92.0 in Republic of Ireland
RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta Irish-language programming Sky 0165, Freesat 753 FM 92.0-94.0 in Republic of Ireland
RTÉ Lyric FM Classical music Sky 0166, Freesat 752 FM 96.7-99.6 in Republic of Ireland
Solar Radio Soul, jazz and funk Sky 0129
Sukh Sagar Radio Gurbani station Sky 0150
Trans World Radio Religious programming Sky 0138, Freesat 790
UCB Bible Bible readings Sky 0134
UCB Ireland Christian station aimed at Republic of Ireland Sky 0214
WRN Europe Programming from international broadcasters Sky 0122, Freesat 728,
Virgin 920


Name Licence Area Frequencies
BFBS Gurkha Radio LPAM in UK 1134 AM Bramcote, 1134 AM Sandhurst, 1251 AM York
1278 AM Shorncliffe, 1287 AM Maidstone, 1287 AM Brecon
National Prison Radio Network| BFBS Radio 2 Online in UK
Internal radio station for UK prisons Hotbird 6 satellite
Radio Silverstone Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire 87.7 FM - LPFM (motor sport meetings only)
Radio Knockhill Knockhill Racing Circuit, Dunfermline 87.7 FM (motor sport meetings only)
Nitro FM Santa Pod Raceway, Northamptonshire 96.2 FM - LPFM (motor sport meetings only)
Radio Thruxton Thruxton Circuit, Andover 1602 AM (motor sport meetings only)
Radio Rovers Blackburn Rovers FC, Blackburn 1404 AM - LPAM (home matchdays only)
Palace Radio Crystal Palace FC, London 1278 AM - LPAM (home matchdays only)
60 North FM Shetland Islands Tourist Radio 87.7 FM - Six LPFM transmitters
Somerset Cricket Radio Taunton Cricket Ground 87.7 FM - (home matchdays only)
Sout al Khaleej London 12A DAB (available on 100.8 FM in Doha, Qatar)
Voice of Russia London 12A DAB
Zone One Radio London Online in UK


To conserve space in the listings, the waveband has not been listed after each frequency, however they are easy to tell apart.

  • Whole numbers always refer to a kHz (AM) frequency - i.e. 999 = 999 kHz
  • Decimal numbers always refer to a MHz (FM) frequency - i.e. 96.2 = 96.2 MHz
  • A number and letter combination refers to a DAB channel - i.e. 12C = frequency block 12C on 227.360 MHz

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