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

Connect FMConnect FM
Kettering, Corby and Wellingborough
Connect FMConnect FM
Heart HertfordshireHeart Hertfordshire
Watford, Hemel Hempstead, St Albans, Rickmansworth

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.

Bauer Media Group (UK)

Radio AireRadio Aire
Leeds and West Yorkshire
Radio Aire 2Radio Aire 2
Leeds and West Yorkshire
Radio BordersRadio Borders
Scottish Borders and North Northumberland
Cumbria & South West Scotland
Radio CityRadio City
Radio City 2Radio City 2
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 and Fife
Forth 2Forth 2
Edinburgh, The Lothians and Fife
Free RadioFree Radio
Wolverhampton and Shropshire
Free RadioFree Radio
Coventry and Warwickshire
Free RadioFree Radio
Herefordshire and Worcestershire
Free RadioFree Radio
Birmingham and Black Country
Free Radio 80sFree Radio 80s
West Midlands
East Midlands
Hallam FMHallam FM
South Yorkshire and the North Midlands
Hallam 2Hallam 2
South Yorkshire and the North Midlands
Key 103Key 103
Greater Manchester
Key 2Key 2
Greater Manchester
Metro RadioMetro Radio
Tyneside, Wearside, Northumberland and County Durham
Metro 2 RadioMetro 2 Radio
Tyne and Wear
Highlands, Moray and Aberdeenshire
Highlands, Moray and Aberdeenshire
Northsound 1Northsound 1
Aberdeen and Surrounding Areas
Northsound 2Northsound 2
Aberdeen and Surrounding Areas
Radio CityTalkRadio CityTalk
Liverpool & Merseyside
Rock FMRock FM
Rock FM 2Rock FM 2
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
Viking 2Viking 2
East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire
Wave 105Wave 105
West FMWest FM
Ayrshire & The South West
West SoundWest Sound
Dumfries and Galloway


BBC Radio BerkshireBBC Radio Berkshire
Berkshire, North Hampshire & South Oxfordshire
BBC Radio BristolBBC Radio Bristol
Bristol, Bath and surrounding areas
BBC Coventry and WarwickshireBBC Coventry and Warwickshire
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 GuernseyBBC 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 NewcastleBBC 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, Dorset and Isle of Wight
BBC SomersetBBC Somerset
BBC Radio StokeBBC Radio Stoke
North & Mid Staffordshire, north east Shropshire & south Cheshire
BBC SurreyBBC Surrey
Surrey, North East Hampshire and North Sussex
BBC TeesBBC 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 WiltshireBBC Wiltshire
BBC WM 95.6BBC WM 95.6
Birmingham and Black Country
BBC Radio YorkBBC Radio York
North Yorkshire

Bloomberg L.P.

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

NE1fm 102.5NE1fm 102.5
Newcastle upon Tyne

Celador Radio

The BeachThe Beach
Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft
The BreezeThe Breeze
The BreezeThe Breeze
Weston-super-Mare and North Somerset
The BreezeThe Breeze
Newbury, Hungerford and Thatcham
The BreezeThe Breeze
The BreezeThe Breeze
Basingstoke and North Hampshire
The BreezeThe Breeze
Cheltenham and North Gloucestershire
The BreezeThe Breeze
North Dorset
The BreezeThe Breeze
East Hampshire, South West Surrey and North West Sussex
The BreezeThe Breeze
The BreezeThe Breeze
Torbay & South Devon
The BreezeThe Breeze
South Hampshire
The BreezeThe Breeze
Bridgwater & West Somerset
The BreezeThe Breeze
Frome & West Wiltshire
The BreezeThe Breeze
South Somerset and West Dorset
Dream 100Dream 100
Fire RadioFire Radio
Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch
North Norfolk RadioNorth Norfolk Radio
North Norfolk
Sam FM (Thames Valley)Sam FM (Thames Valley)
Berkshire & North Hampshire
Town 102Town 102

Communicorp UK

Capital ScotlandCapital Scotland
Central Scotland
Capital South WalesCapital South Wales
Cardiff and Newport
Heart North WalesHeart North Wales
North and Mid Wales
Heart YorkshireHeart Yorkshire
South and West Yorkshire
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

Revolution 96.2Revolution 96.2
Oldham, Tameside, Rochdale & East Manchester

Cross Rhythms

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

Cyber Digital Radio Ltd

Cyber Hot HitsCyber Hot Hits
London, Surrey & Kent + Glasgow, Brighton & Norwich
Cyber RockCyber Rock
London, Surrey & Kent + Norwich

DC Thomson

Wave FMWave FM
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


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



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 West and North WalesCapital North West and North Wales
North Wales Coast, Wirral & Wrexham & Cheshire
Capital South CoastCapital South Coast
South Hampshire
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
Juice 107.2Juice 107.2
Brighton and Hove
LBC London NewsLBC London News
Greater London

Halton Access To Media

High Peak Radio Ltd

96.7 Ashbourne Radio96.7 Ashbourne Radio
Ashbourne, Uttoxeter and Derbyshire Dales
High Peak RadioHigh Peak Radio
High Peak and Hope Valley

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 PLC

Centre RadioCentre Radio
Chiltern RadioChiltern Radio
Herts, Beds & Bucks
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

Kingdom FM Radio Ltd


ASDA Supermarkets, ASDA Living, George
Carpetright Radio
Carpetright stores

Lincs FM Group

Compass FMCompass FM
Grimsby, Cleethorpes and Immingham
Dearne FMDearne FM
Barnsley, Penistone, Dearne Valley
Hull and East Yorkshire
Lincs FMLincs FM
Lincolnshire & Newark
Ridings FMRidings FM
Wakefield district
Rother FMRother FM
Rutland RadioRutland Radio
Rutland and Stamford
Trax FMTrax FM
Doncaster and Bassetlaw

London Greek Radio

London Greek RadioLondon Greek Radio
North London

London Musicians Collective

Resonance ExtraResonance Extra
Brighton & Hove
Bankside and South Bank, London

Lyca Media II Ltd

Lyca Dilse 1035Lyca Dilse 1035
Greater London
Lyca Radio 1458Lyca Radio 1458
Greater London
Time 107.5Time 107.5
Romford, Barking, Dagenham and Redbridge

Media Sound Holdings

Isle of Wight RadioIsle of Wight Radio
Isle of Wight
More RadioMore Radio
Worthing, Eastbourne, Hastings and Mid Sussex

Ministry of Sound Group


The BeatThe Beat
Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire & Buckinghamshire and Norwich
Milton Keynes


Imagine FMImagine FM
South Manchester and North Cheshire

Murfin Music International

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

Music Radio World

Nation Broadcasting

106.3 Bridge FM106.3 Bridge FM
Bridgend & Vale of Glamorgan
Nation RadioNation Radio
South Wales
Swansea Bay RadioSwansea Bay Radio
Swansea, Neath, Port Talbot and South Carmarthenshire

New Wave Media

103.1 Central FM103.1 Central FM
Stirling, Falkirk and Clackmannanshire
Original 106Original 106


Northern Media Group

NOW Digital Ltd

Pop Up RadioPop Up Radio
Selected DAB transmission areas

Oxis Media

Panjab Radio

Premier Media Group

Premier GospelPremier Gospel
Greater London


107.6 Banbury Sound107.6 Banbury Sound
Banbury, Brackley and Bicester of north Oxfordshire (Banburyshire)
Touch FMTouch FM
Shakespeare's County & The Vale
Touch FMTouch FM
Tamworth and South East Staffordshire
Touch FMTouch FM
Warwick, Leamington Spa and Kenilworth

Radio Caroline

Radio CarolineRadio Caroline
North Essex & South Suffolk (AM), UK, US

Radio West Fife

Radio West FifeRadio West Fife
Dunfermline and West Fife

Sabras Sound

Sabras RadioSabras Radio
Sanskar RadioSanskar Radio

Sheffield Community Media Ltd


The Spectrum Radio Network

Spectrum RadioSpectrum Radio
Greater London


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 Portsmouth
BFBS Salisbury PlainBFBS Salisbury Plain
Salisbury Plain
BFBS ScotlandBFBS Scotland
Edinburgh, Glencorse, Fort George & Inverness
BFBS Stafford
MOD Stafford

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

104.7 Island FM104.7 Island FM
Guernsey, Alderney, Herm and Sark

UKRD Group

Eagle RadioEagle Radio
Surrey and North East Hampshire
Eagle 70sEagle 70s
Surrey and North East Hampshire
Surrey and North East Hampshire
KL.FM 96.7KL.FM 96.7
King's Lynn & West Norfolk
Minster FMMinster FM
York, Thirsk & Northallerton
Mix 96Mix 96
Pirate 2Pirate 2
Pirate 70sPirate 70s
Cornwall & Plymouth
Pirate FMPirate FM
Cornwall, Plymouth and West Devon
Spire FMSpire FM
Spirit FMSpirit FM
West Sussex
Stray FMStray FM
Harrogate, Ripon, Knaresborough, Boroughbridge, Ilkley, Otley, Skipton, Wetherby and the Yorkshire Dales.
103.4 Sun FM103.4 Sun FM
Wessex BeatsWessex Beats
Weymouth, Dorchester and Bridport
Wessex FMWessex FM
Weymouth, Dorchester and Bridport
Yorkshire Coast RadioYorkshire Coast Radio
Scarborough, Whitby, Filey, and Bridlington

United Christian Broadcasters

View TV Group

Rathergood RadioRathergood Radio
Darlington, Durham, Richmond & North Yorkshire
Vale RadioVale Radio
Vale of York

Wireless Group

Peak FMPeak FM
Pulse 1Pulse 1
Bradford, Kirklees and Calderdale
Pulse 2Pulse 2
Bradford, Kirklees and Calderdale
Pulse 80sPulse 80s
Bradford, Kirklees and Calderdale
Scottish Sun 80sScottish Sun 80s
Central Scotland
Scottish Sun HitsScottish Sun Hits
Central Scotland
Signal 1Signal 1
Staffordshire and Cheshire
Signal 107Signal 107
Wolverhampton, Telford, Oswestry, Shrewsbury and Kidderminster
Signal 2Signal 2
Staffordshire and Cheshire
Signal 80sSignal 80s
Staffordshire and Cheshire
Swansea SoundSwansea Sound
Swansea and South West Wales
107.4 Tower FM107.4 Tower FM
Bolton and Bury
Greater Belfast and surrounding area
The Wave 80sThe Wave 80s
Swansea & South West Wales
Radio Wave 96.5Radio Wave 96.5
Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde
96.4 The Wave96.4 The Wave
Swansea and Surrounding Areas
107.2 Wire FM 107.2 Wire FM
Warrington, Widnes & Runcorn
102.4 Wish FM 102.4 Wish FM
Wigan and St Helens