BBC Radio London

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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 areaGreater London
Most playedAdele, Joy Crookes, Coldplay X BTSRadiomonitor
Audience figures978,000 weekly listenersRAJAR September 2021
Launched6 October 1970
Former namesBBC Radio London
BBC London Live
BBC London 94.9

Contact BBC Radio London

Postal addressBBC Broadcasting House
Portland Place
+44 20 7224 2424
+44 800 731 2000
+44 20 7765 1182
Official website

Social media

Twitter@BBCRadioLondon (75,285 followers) compare
Twitter: Newsdesk@BBCLondonNews (197,860 followers) compare
Twitter: other@BBCTravelAlert (140,887 followers) compare
Twitter: Press Office@bbcpress (193,152 followers) compare
Twitter: Jobs@BBCCareers (131,187 followers) compare
FacebookBBC Radio London (101,698 likes) compare
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Latest news stories

Duncan Barkes joins BBC London 94.9
Press Release - published 5 June 2015, 11.10am bst


Anna O'Neill Journalist
Anna Cookson Journalist
Billy Reeves Journalist
David Friend Journalist
Dotun Adebayo Presenter
Eddie Nestor Presenter
Elisa Kennedy Producer
Elsa Griffiths Producer
Emma Corsham Producer
Emma Jones Sports Journalist & Commentator
Fiona McKinnon Journalist
Gaby Roslin Presenter
Gary Crowley Presenter
Jason Rosam Presenter
Jason Rosam Journalist
Jason Rushworth Journalist
Jim Wheble Journalist
Jim Davis Presenter
JoAnne Good Presenter
Jumoke Fashola Presenter
Kate Lyons Producer
Lauren Stanley Producer, Drivetime
Louise Pepper Journalist
Nikki Bedi Presenter
Paul Hilton Producer
Pete Stevens Sports Editor
Petrie Hosken Presenter
Phil Parry Presenter
Pippa Sparkes Journalist
Rob Oxley Journalist
Robert Elms Presenter
Sara David Acting Managing Editor
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

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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