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Founded in 2014, Communicorp UK is the fourth largest commercial radio group in the UK. It owns regional radio stations across many parts of the UK, which licence brands and national programming from Global. Global also represents the stations on a national level, while Communicorp UK sells advertising locally. Communicorp UK produces local programming for the stations, mostly confined to breakfast and drivetime shows.

Comunicorp UK also owns one local radio station in Manchester called XS.

It is owned by the Irish media company Communicorp, which was formed by Denis O'Brien in 1989. Communicorp is also present in a further seven countries.

show_chartAudience figures3,359,000 listeners per weekRAJAR December 2016
eventLaunched:1 April 2014
businessOwnerCommunicorp
card_membershipMembers ofRadiocentre

Titles owned

97.4/103.2 Capital FM
Cardiff and Newport
105-106 Capital FM
Central Scotland
Heart North Wales
North and Mid Wales
Heart Yorkshire
South and West Yorkshire
Smooth Radio: East Midlands
East Midlands
Smooth Radio: North West
North West England
Smooth Radio: North East
North East England
XS Manchester
Manchester

Contact Communicorp UK

Postal addressLaser House
Waterfront Quay
Salford Quays
Manchester
M50 3XW
Telephone+44 161 662 4602
Official website
Wikipedia
Main emailinfo@communicorp.ie
Personal emailfirstname.lastname@communicorpuk.com

Social media

Twitter@CommunicorpUK (709 followers) compare
FacebookCommunicorp UK (218 likes) compare

Latest news stories

Real Radio XS to rebrand as XS Manchester
media.info - published 23 February 2016, 5.55am est
#RAJAR - Smooth North East hits new high
Press Release - published 29 October 2015, 5.06am edt
Capital FM's One To Watch launches new talent search with Sigma
Press Release - published 12 October 2015, 6.55am edt
Capital Scotland gives away 'biggest prize ever'
Press Release - published 21 September 2015, 3.00am edt
Listeners get laughs and linguini from Capital
media.info - published 4 August 2015, 8.00pm edt

People

Alison Forshaw Managing Director
Clare Liddell Head of Marketing
Gavin Bruce Managing Director
Grace Hannah Director of People
Heather Kane Group Head of News and Programming
Katie Mackenzie Communications & Culture Executive
Keith Crane Business Development
Mark Lee Chief Executive

…at Communicorp

Andy Ashton Group Programme Director

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