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BBC Radio London

London's Radio Station

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BBC Radio London is London's BBC local radio station providing a service of news, views, entertainment, phone-in's, travel news, weather and eclectic music which is based at BBC Broadcasting House in central London.

The station covers an editorial area of London's 32 boroughs, the City of London and parts of the home counties in or just outside the M25, such as Epsom, Watford and Epping.

The station between 1988 and 2015 was known as Greater London Radio (GLR), BBC London Live, BBC LDN and BBC London 94.9 until BBC Radio London returned on October 6th 2015.

mapEditorial area:Greater London
library_musicMost played songs:Rolling Stones, The, Rag'N'Bone Man, Elvis Presley With The Royal Philharmonia OrchestraRadiomonitor
show_chartAudience figures:424,000 listeners per weekRAJAR September 2016
eventLaunched:6 October 1970
card_membershipMembers of:RadioDNS
historyFormer names:BBC Radio London
BBC London Live
BBC London 94.9
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Contact BBC Radio London

placePostal addressBBC Broadcasting House
Portland Place

+44 20 7224 2424
+44 20 7765 1182
+44 20 7224 2000
webOfficial website
emailPersonal emailfirstname.lastname@bbc.co.uk

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Alex Farrell Producer
Anna Cookson Journalist
Anna O'Neill Journalist
Billy Reeves Journalist
David Robey Programme Manager/Controller
David Friend Journalist
Dotun Adebayo Presenter
Duncan Barkes Presenter
Eddie Nestor Presenter
Elisa Kennedy Journalist
Elsa Griffiths Producer
Emma Jones Sports Journalist & Commentator
Emma Jones Travel Presenter
Fiona McKinnon Journalist
Gaby Roslin Presenter
Gary Crowley Presenter
Jason Rosam Journalist
Jason Rosam Presenter
Jenny Barsby Journalist
Jim Wheble Journalist
JoAnne Good Presenter
Jumoke Fashola Presenter
Kate Lyons Producer
Louise Pepper Journalist
Nicki Wilson Editor
Nikki Bedi Presenter
Nishi Banga Producer
Paul Hilton Producer
Pete Stevens Sports Editor
Petrie Hosken Presenter
Phil Parry Presenter
Pippa Sparkes Journalist
Rob Oxley Journalist
Robert Elms Presenter
Sara Orchard Presenter
Shay Grewal Presenter
Simon Lederman Presenter
Steve Woodhall BBC Local Radio Music Manager
Steven Davies Journalist
Sunny Grewal Presenter
Susana Mendonça Journalist
Tim Arthur Presenter
Tony Blackburn Presenter
Vanessa Feltz Presenter

…at BBC

Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Fran Unsworth Director BBC World Service Group
Helen Boaden Director of BBC Radio
James Harding Director of News and Current Affairs
James Purnell Director of radio education arts music learning and children
James Purnell Director of Strategy
Tony Hall Director-General

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