Who owns which British radio station?

This is a list of stations by owning company. We typically list owners if they own more than one radio station - all others are independently owned.

100% Media Group

100% Whatever100% Whatever
Somerset & South Wales
100% Dragon Hits100% Dragon Hits
South Wales and the West of England
100% Hits

Adventure Radio

Angel Radio Ltd

Angel RadioAngel Radio
Portsmouth & Havant
Angel XtraAngel Xtra
60s Radio60s Radio
Weather 24/7 Radio Surrey and NE HantsWeather 24/7 Radio Surrey and NE Hants
Surrey and North East Hampshire

Antenna Media Ltd

Antenna RadioAntenna Radio

Asian Sound Radio Ltd

Asian Sound RadioAsian Sound Radio
Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Yorkshire, Worldwide.

Bailiwick Publishing

Bailiwick Radio Hits
Channel Islands

BandLab Technologies

Bauer Media Audio UK

Radio BordersRadio Borders
Scottish Borders and North Northumberland
Cumbria & South West Scotland
Radio CityRadio City
Clyde 1Clyde 1
Glasgow and West Central Scotland
Clyde 2Clyde 2
Glasgow and West Central Scotland
Cool FMCool FM
Downtown CountryDowntown Country
Northern Ireland
Downtown RadioDowntown Radio
Northern Ireland
Forth 1Forth 1
Edinburgh, The Lothians, Fife and Falkirk
Forth 2Forth 2
Edinburgh, The Lothians and Fife
Free Radio (Black Country & Shropshire)Free Radio (Black Country & Shropshire)
Black Country and Shropshire
Free Radio (Hereford & Worcestershire)Free Radio (Hereford & Worcestershire)
Herefordshire and Worcestershire
Free Radio (Coventry & Warwickshire)Free Radio (Coventry & Warwickshire)
Coventry and Warwickshire
East Midlands
Greatest Hits Radio Black Country & ShropshireGreatest Hits Radio Black Country & Shropshire
Wolverhampton, Telford, Oswestry and Shrewsbury
Greatest Hits Radio Derbyshire (Ashbourne)Greatest Hits Radio Derbyshire (Ashbourne)
Ashbourne, Uttoxeter and Derbyshire Dales
Greatest Hits Radio DevonGreatest Hits Radio Devon
Torbay & South Devon
Greatest Hits Radio Dorset (South Dorset)Greatest Hits Radio Dorset (South Dorset)
Weymouth, Dorchester, Bridport, Bournemouth & Poole
Greatest Hits Radio GloucestershireGreatest Hits Radio Gloucestershire
Cheltenham and North Gloucestershire
Greatest Hits Radio GrimsbyGreatest Hits Radio Grimsby
Grimsby, Cleethorpes and Immingham
Greatest Hits Radio Harrogate & The Yorkshire DalesGreatest Hits Radio Harrogate & The Yorkshire Dales
Harrogate, Ripon, Knaresborough, Boroughbridge, Ilkley, Otley, Skipton, Wetherby and the Yorkshire Dales.
Greatest Hits Radio Greater Manchester (Stockport)Greatest Hits Radio Greater Manchester (Stockport)
South Manchester and North Cheshire
Greatest Hits Radio PlymouthGreatest Hits Radio Plymouth
Plymouth, South East Cornwall & West Devon
Greatest Hits Radio Somerset (Yeovil)Greatest Hits Radio Somerset (Yeovil)
South Somerset and West Dorset
Greatest Hits Radio South WalesGreatest Hits Radio South Wales
South and South West Wales
Greatest Hits Radio Surrey & East Hampshire (Alton & Haslemere)Greatest Hits Radio Surrey & East Hampshire (Alton & Haslemere)
East Hampshire, South West Surrey and North West Sussex
Greatest Hits Radio South Yorkshire (AM)Greatest Hits Radio South Yorkshire (AM)
South Yorkshire and the North Midlands
Greatest Hits Radio South Yorkshire (Barnsley)Greatest Hits Radio South Yorkshire (Barnsley)
Barnsley, Penistone, Dearne Valley
Greatest Hits Radio West NorfolkGreatest Hits Radio West Norfolk
King's Lynn & West Norfolk
Greatest Hits Radio West Yorkshire (Bradford)Greatest Hits Radio West Yorkshire (Bradford)
Bradford, Kirklees and Calderdale
Greatest Hits Radio Yorkshire CoastGreatest Hits Radio Yorkshire Coast
Scarborough, Whitby, Filey and Bridlington
Greatest Hits Radio CumbriaGreatest Hits Radio Cumbria
North & West Cumbria
Hallam FMHallam FM
South Yorkshire and the North Midlands
Hits Radio Bournemouth & PooleHits Radio Bournemouth & Poole
Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch
Hits Radio South CoastHits Radio South Coast
South Hampshire
Lincs FMLincs FM
Lincolnshire & Newark
Magic Radio East Yorkshire & Northern LincolnshireMagic Radio East Yorkshire & Northern Lincolnshire
East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire
Metro RadioMetro Radio
Tyneside, Wearside, Northumberland and County Durham
Highlands, Moray and Aberdeenshire
Highlands, Moray and Aberdeenshire
Northsound 1Northsound 1
Aberdeen and Surrounding Areas
Northsound 2Northsound 2
Aberdeen and Surrounding Areas
Pirate 70sPirate 70s
Cornwall & Plymouth
Pirate 80sPirate 80s
Cornwall & Plymouth
Pirate FMPirate FM
Cornwall, Plymouth and West Devon
Pulse 1Pulse 1
Bradford, Kirklees, Calderdale & Leeds
Rock FMRock FM
Sam FM (Thames Valley)Sam FM (Thames Valley)
Berkshire & North Hampshire
Signal 1Signal 1
Staffordshire and Cheshire
Signal 80sSignal 80s
Staffordshire and Cheshire
Tay FMTay FM
Dundee and Perth
Tay 2Tay 2
Dundee and Perth
Teesside, County Durham, North Yorkshire
Viking FMViking FM
East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire
Wave 105Wave 105
The Wave 80sThe Wave 80s
Swansea & South West Wales
The WaveThe Wave
Swansea and Surrounding Areas
West FMWest FM
Ayrshire & The South West


BBC Radio BerkshireBBC Radio Berkshire
Berkshire, North Hampshire & South Oxfordshire
BBC Radio BristolBBC Radio Bristol
Bristol, Bath, South Gloucestershire, North Somerset and North East Somerset
Coventry and Warwickshire
BBC Radio CymruBBC Radio Cymru
Cymru | Wales
BBC Radio DerbyBBC Radio Derby
Derbyshire and East Staffordshire
BBC Radio FoyleBBC Radio Foyle
BBC Radio GuernseyBBC Radio Guernsey
Guernsey, Alderney, Sark and Herm
BBC Hereford and WorcesterBBC Hereford and Worcester
Hereford and Worcester
BBC Radio HumbersideBBC Radio Humberside
Hull, Bridlington, Scunthorpe, Grimsby, Goole.
BBC Radio LeedsBBC Radio Leeds
West Yorkshire
BBC Radio LeicesterBBC Radio Leicester
Leicestershire and Rutland
BBC Radio LondonBBC Radio London
Greater London
BBC Radio ManchesterBBC Radio Manchester
Greater Manchester
BBC Radio MerseysideBBC Radio Merseyside
Merseyside, North & West Cheshire
BBC Radio NewcastleBBC Radio Newcastle
Tyne and Wear, Northumberland & Northern Co. Durham
BBC Radio NorthamptonBBC Radio Northampton
Northampton and surrounding areas
BBC Radio NottinghamBBC Radio Nottingham
Nottingham and surrounding areas
BBC Radio OxfordBBC Radio Oxford
BBC Radio SheffieldBBC Radio Sheffield
South Yorkshire & North Midlands
BBC Radio SolentBBC Radio Solent
South & mid-Hampshire, Isle of Wight & Eastern, South & West Dorset
BBC Radio StokeBBC Radio Stoke
North & Mid Staffordshire, north east Shropshire & south Cheshire
BBC Radio SurreyBBC Radio Surrey
Surrey, North East Hampshire and North Sussex
BBC Radio TeesBBC Radio Tees
Teesside, County Durham and North Yorkshire
BBC Three Counties RadioBBC Three Counties Radio
Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire
BBC Radio UlsterBBC Radio Ulster
Northern Ireland
BBC Radio WMBBC Radio WM
Birmingham and Black Country
BBC Radio YorkBBC Radio York
North Yorkshire


Scratch RadioScratch Radio


BFBS Gurkha ServiceBFBS Gurkha Service
Various Barracks in the UK
BFBS Northern IrelandBFBS Northern Ireland
Various barracks and surrounding areas in Northern Ireland
BFBS BlandfordBFBS Blandford
Blandford Forum
BFBS Brize NortonBFBS Brize Norton
RAF Benson, RAF Fairford and Forces locations in Oxfordshire
BFBS CatterickBFBS Catterick
BFBS ColchesterBFBS Colchester
Colchester, Wattisham, Bassingbourn and Woodbridge
BFBS PortsmouthBFBS Portsmouth
BFBS Rewind
BFBS Salisbury PlainBFBS Salisbury Plain
Salisbury Plain
BFBS ScotlandBFBS Scotland
Edinburgh, Glencorse, Fort George & Inverness
BFBS Stafford
MOD Stafford

Bloomberg L.P.

Boom Radio Ltd

Bradford City Radio Ltd

Brighton & Hove Radio

Smile SussexSmile Sussex
Brighton & Hove

Carillon Broadcasting

Carillon RadioCarillon Radio
Loughborough Hospital and Coalville Hospital, Ashby De La Zouch Hosptal, Oakham Hospital & Melton Mowbray Hospital Leicester & Rutland
Hermitage FMHermitage FM
North West Leicestershire

Community Broadcast Initiative Tyneside Ltd

Communicorp UK

Capital ScotlandCapital Scotland
Central Scotland
Capital South WalesCapital South Wales
Cardiff and Newport
Heart HertfordshireHeart Hertfordshire
Watford, Hemel Hempstead, St Albans, Rickmansworth
Heart Hertfordshire (North)Heart Hertfordshire (North)
Hertford, Welwyn Garden City & Stevenage
Heart North WalesHeart North Wales
North and Mid Wales
Heart YorkshireHeart Yorkshire
South and West Yorkshire
Radio UPRadio UP
Herts, Beds & Bucks, Northants & Peterborough
Smooth Radio NorthamptonshireSmooth Radio Northamptonshire
Kettering, Corby and Wellingborough
Smooth Radio North WestSmooth Radio North West
North West England
Smooth Radio North EastSmooth Radio North East
North East England
XS ManchesterXS Manchester

Credible Media

Mom's SpaghettiMom's Spaghetti

Cross Rhythms

Cross Rhythms City RadioCross Rhythms City Radio
Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle-under-Lyme

Cyber Digital Radio Ltd

Cyber RadioCyber Radio
London, Surrey & Kent + Online nationwide
Cyber RockCyber Rock
London, Surrey & Kent + Online nationwide

DC Thomson Media

Original 106Original 106
Aberdeen & north east Scotland
Pure RadioPure Radio
Central Scotland & Aberdeenshire
Pure Radio TaysidePure Radio Tayside
Dundee and Perth

Dee Radio Group

Dee on DABDee on DAB
Wrexham, Chester and Liverpool
Cheshire's Silk 106.9Cheshire's Silk 106.9
Macclesfield and East Cheshire

Dorset Community Radio Ltd

Hot GoldHot Gold
Portsmouth, Dorset
Hot RadioHot Radio
Poole and Bournemouth, Dorset, Hampshire

East Midlands Digital Media

Home RadioHome Radio
Newark, Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire
Radio NewarkRadio Newark

Erewash Sound CIC

Erewash SoundErewash Sound
Erewash Borough, Derbyshire

Folder Media

Upload Radio - Wrexham, Chester and LiverpoolUpload Radio - Wrexham, Chester and Liverpool
Wrexham, Chester and Liverpool

Fubar Radio Ltd

Future Plc

GB News Ltd


Capital BrightonCapital Brighton
Brighton and Hove
Capital CymruCapital Cymru
Anglesey & Gwynedd
Capital LondonCapital London
Greater London
Capital ManchesterCapital Manchester
Greater Manchester
Capital North EastCapital North East
North East England
Capital North OxfordshireCapital North Oxfordshire
Banbury, Brackley and Bicester of north Oxfordshire (Banburyshire)
Capital North West and North WalesCapital North West and North Wales
North Wales Coast, Wirral & Wrexham & Cheshire
Capital South CoastCapital South Coast
South Hampshire
Capital South East StaffordshireCapital South East Staffordshire
Tamworth and South East Staffordshire
Capital StratfordCapital Stratford
Shakespeare's County & The Vale
Capital WarwickCapital Warwick
Warwick, Leamington Spa and Kenilworth
Heart CambridgeshireHeart Cambridgeshire
Peterborough and Cambridge
Heart East AngliaHeart East Anglia
Norfolk, Suffolk
Heart EssexHeart Essex
Essex and East Herts
Heart Four CountiesHeart Four Counties
Milton Keynes, Northampton, Herts, Beds and Bucks, Bedford
Heart GloucestershireHeart Gloucestershire
Gloucester and Cheltenham
Heart KentHeart Kent
Maidstone, Medway and East Kent
Heart LondonHeart London
Greater London
Heart North EastHeart North East
North East England
Heart North Lancashire and CumbriaHeart North Lancashire and Cumbria
North Lancashire & South Cumbria
Heart North WestHeart North West
North West England
Heart ScotlandHeart Scotland
Central Scotland
Heart SolentHeart Solent
South Hampshire and West Sussex, Bournemouth, Poole, Christchurch
Heart South WestHeart South West
Exeter, Torbay, Plymouth, Barnstaple, Ifracombe, Bideford, South Hams
Heart Sussex & SurreyHeart Sussex & Surrey
Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings, Reigate and Crawley
Heart Thames ValleyHeart Thames Valley
Berkshire, North Hampshire, Oxfordshire
Heart West CountryHeart West Country
West Country
Heart West MidlandsHeart West Midlands
West Midlands
Heart WiltshireHeart Wiltshire
Swindon,Trowbridge, Highworth
Smooth Radio LondonSmooth Radio London
Greater London
Smooth Radio WalesSmooth Radio Wales
Wales & Chester

Halton Access To Media

Hospital Broacasting Association

Epsom Hospital RadioEpsom Hospital Radio
Epsom General Hospital

Hospital Radio Chelmsford

Hospital Radio ChelmsfordHospital Radio Chelmsford
Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford

Iliffe Media



B&Q RadioB&Q Radio
B&Q Stores in the UK

Immedia Group plc

HSBC Live! RadioHSBC Live! Radio
HSBC Bank branches
SPAR Stores

Independent Local Radio Limited

Chiltern RadioChiltern Radio
Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire & Hertfordshire,
County SoundCounty Sound
Hampshire & Surrey
Derwent SoundDerwent Sound
KCBC RadioKCBC Radio
Pennine RadioPennine Radio
West Yorkshire
Radio TeesRadio Tees
Radio VictoryRadio Victory
Saxon RadioSaxon Radio
West Suffolk
Southern SoundSouthern Sound
East Sussex
Trent BuzzTrent Buzz
Trent SoundTrent Sound
WABC RadioWABC Radio
West Midlands

INRIX media


Carpetright Radio
Carpetright stores

Like Media Group

Like PopLike Pop
Like RetroLike Retro

London Greek Radio

Crackers RadioCrackers Radio
Cambridge (DAB), UK (Online)
London Greek RadioLondon Greek Radio
North London

London Musicians Collective

Resonance ExtraResonance Extra
Brighton & Hove, Bristol, Cambridge, Greater London and Norwich
Resonance FMResonance FM
Bankside and South Bank, London

Lyca Media II Ltd

Lyca Gold 1035AMLyca Gold 1035AM
Greater London
Lyca Radio 1458Lyca Radio 1458
Greater London
Time 107.5Time 107.5
Romford, Barking, Dagenham and Redbridge

Mi-Soul Foundation CIC

Ministry of Sound Group


Milton Keynes

Murfin Music International

Big City RadioBig City Radio
Aston and Central Birmingham
Sunshine 105.9Sunshine 105.9
Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, The Marches
Sunshine RadioSunshine Radio
Herefordshire & Monmouthshire

Nation Broadcasting

106.3 Bridge FM106.3 Bridge FM
Bridgend & Vale of Glamorgan
Radio CarmarthenshireRadio Carmarthenshire
Easy Radio SouthEasy Radio South
South Hampshire
Easy Radio WalesEasy Radio Wales
Swansea, Neath, Port Talbot and South Carmarthenshire
Nation 60sNation 60s
Channel Islands
Nation 70sNation 70s
Nation 90sNation 90s
Nation HitsNation Hits
Channel Islands
Nation Radio East YorkshireNation Radio East Yorkshire
Hull and East Yorkshire
Nation Radio Scotland (Dumbarton)Nation Radio Scotland (Dumbarton)
Dumbarton, Helensburgh, Vale of Leven, Inverclyde
Nation RocksNation Rocks
Channel Islands & Glasgow
Nation Radio SuffolkNation Radio Suffolk
Ipswich & Suffolk
Sun FM: Darlington & RichmondSun FM: Darlington & Richmond
Darlington & Richmond


Northern Media Group

Q Radio - Tyrone & FermanaghQ Radio - Tyrone & Fermanagh
Tyrone and Fermanagh

NOW Digital Ltd

Pop Up RadioPop Up Radio
Selected DAB transmission areas

Outreach Radio Limited

Outreach RadioOutreach Radio
South Hampshire
Outreach DanceOutreach Dance

Oxis Media

JACK 2 HitsJACK 2 Hits
JACK 3 & ChillJACK 3 & Chill

Panjab Radio

Premier Media Group

Premier GospelPremier Gospel
Greater London

Radio Caroline

Radio Caroline FlashbackRadio Caroline Flashback
Cambridge & Norwich
Radio CarolineRadio Caroline
East Anglia, South East England (648 AM) UK,US

Radio Waves Media

Radio West Fife (SCIO)

Radio West FifeRadio West Fife
Dunfermline and West Fife

Sabras Sound

Sabras RadioSabras Radio
Sanskar RadioSanskar Radio

Select Radio Limited

Select Radio LondonSelect Radio London
South East London

Sheffield Community Media Ltd


Southdown Media

80s Rhythm80s Rhythm
Portsmouth, Brighton & Hove
Passion RadioPassion Radio
Portsmouth, Glasgow, Birmingham, Cambridge

The Spectrum Radio Network

Spectrum RadioSpectrum Radio
Greater London

Station House Media Unit (shmu)

Woodside, Aberdeen

Steve Penk Media

Radio DeadRadio Dead
UK, Australia & New Zealand
The Steve Penk Wind-Up ChannelThe Steve Penk Wind-Up Channel
Manchester and online

Tamworth Radio Broadcasting CIC

The Shetland Islands Broadcasting Company Ltd


Tindle Radio

Island FMIsland FM
Guernsey, Alderney, Herm and Sark
Soleil RadioSoleil Radio
Channel Islands

Total Sense Media

Isle of Wight RadioIsle of Wight Radio
Isle of Wight

UKRD Group

Pirate 2Pirate 2
Wessex BeatsWessex Beats
Weymouth, Dorchester and Bridport

United Christian Broadcasters

View TV Group

Vale RadioVale Radio
Vale of York


Scottish Sun 80sScottish Sun 80s
Central Scotland
Greater Belfast and surrounding area