Radio Essex

The Hit Music Station
British radio stations

Listen to Radio Essex

You can hear Radio Essex on DAB Digital Radio, FM, Radioplayer UK and online

Facts and stats

Radio Essex was formerly two stations, Southend Radio and Chelmsford Radio. Radio Essex DAB launched in June 2013 as a DAB service of the two, and the FM stations were merged on 23 March 2015.

From August 2017, Radio Essex flipped format from AC to a Top 40 hit music format.

Editorial areaEssex
FormatTop 40
Most playedDoja Cat, Lady Gaga, Becky Hill feat. Shift K3YRadiomonitor
Audience figures56,000 weekly listenersRAJAR December 2019
Launched18 October 1998
OwnerAdventure Radio
Members ofRadiocentre
Former namesSouthend Radio
Chelmsford Radio
Dream 107.7 (Chelmsford only)
Chelmer FM (Chelmsford only)

Contact Radio Essex

Postal addressThe Icon Building
Western Esplanade
+44 1702 455070
+44 1702 455060
Official website

Social media

Twitter@RadioEssex (11,130 followers) compare
Twitter: Newsdesk@radioessexnews (3,059 followers) compare
FacebookRadio Essex (113,674 likes) compare
Data is from 2019. Feature awaiting Facebook re-authorisation.
Instagramradioessex (1,122 followers) compare
TuneInRadio-Essex (10,462 favourites) compare
SoundCloudradioessex (75 followers) compare

Latest news stories

Radio City’s Dave Kelly to leave Breakfast Show
RadioToday - published 21 January 2020, 6.02am est
Schedule changes at Radio Essex as Harvey Lee joins
RadioToday - published 23 September 2019, 9.26am edt
New prep sheet launched for CHR radio presenters
RadioToday - published 20 December 2018, 12.04pm est
Tracie Young leaves Radio Essex after 10 years
RadioToday - published 3 October 2018, 9.26am edt


Abbie Norbury Presenter
Carlo Fiorentino Presenter
Chris Brooks Presenter
Chris Brooks Presenter
Daniel Fox Presenter
Dave Gowland Presenter
Jamie Boyd Ratcliff Producer
Mark Jeeves Presenter
Murray J Presenter
Paul Lovett Presenter
Scarlett Howard Presenter

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