BBC Essex

The Sound Of Essex & All The Music You Love
British radio stations

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BBC Essex is the BBC Local Radio service for the English county of Essex. It broadcasts from its studios on New London Road in Chelmsford on 95.3 and 103.5 FM, and on 729, 765, and 1530 AM.Wikipedia

Editorial areaEssex
Most playedJoy Crookes, ABBA, Ed SheeranRadiomonitor
Audience figures196,000 weekly listenersRAJAR September 2021
Launched5 November 1986

Contact BBC Essex

Postal address198 New London Road
+44 1245 616000
+44 800 111 4041
Official website

Social media

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Data is from 2019. Feature awaiting Facebook re-authorisation.


Alison Hodgkins-Brown Producer, Breakfast Show
Chris Dixon Sports newsreader
Dave Monk Presenter
David Clayton Presenter
Deborah Stephenson Producer
Glenn Speller Presenter
Ian Wyatt Presenter
Janet Gershlick Presenter
John Rose Presenter
John Leech Presenter
Kath Melandri Presenter
Ken Crowther Presenter
Louise Birt Managing Editor
Mark Punter Presenter
Mark Hardie Producer
Matt Knight Breakfast Show Producer
Mike Bromfield Presenter
Ollie Winiberg Presenter
Ray Clark Presenter
Rob Jelly Presenter
Sadie Nine Presenter
Steve Cherelle Presenter
Steve Woodhall BBC Local Radio Music Manager
Steve Scruton Presenter
Sue Marchant Presenter
Tim Gillett Presenter
Tom Warmington Presenter

…at BBC

Alistair Tyne Engineer
Amol Rajan Media Editor
Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Fran Unsworth Director - BBC News
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
Richard Sharp Chairman
Tim Davie Director General

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