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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.

Editorial area:Greater London
FormatNews/Sport/Talk
Most played songs:Peter Perrett, Texas, Mr Jukes feat. Charles BradleyRadiomonitor
Audience figures329,000 listeners per weekRAJAR March 2017
Launched:6 October 1970
OwnerBBC
Former namesBBC Radio London
GLR
BBC London Live
BBC London 94.9

Contact BBC Radio London

Postal addressBBC Broadcasting House
Portland Place
London
W1A 1AA
Telephone:
reception
+44 20 7224 2424
Telephone:
newsdesk
+44 20 7765 1182
Telephone:
studio
+44 20 7224 2000
Official website
Wikipedia
YouTube
Personal emailfirstname.lastname@bbc.co.uk

Social media

Twitter@BBCRadioLondon (50,245 followers) compare
Twitter: Press Office@bbcpress (131,430 followers) compare
Twitter: Newsdesk@BBCLondonNews (105,699 followers) compare
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Twitter: other@BBCTravelAlert (136,859 followers) compare
FacebookBBC Radio London (80,515 likes) compare
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Latest news stories

Duncan Barkes joins BBC London 94.9
Press Release - published 5 June 2015, 6.10am edt

People

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
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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