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Gold is a commercial radio station owned by Global Radio. The station playlists classic hits from the 60s, 70s and 80s with some songs from the 1950s for an audience over 45+ and is male skewed.

Originally a network spanning the country after the merger of the Classic Gold and Capital Gold networks, currently Gold broadcasts on AM to London, Manchester, Cambridge, Peterborough and the East Midlands and on DAB across the UK on the Digital One Multiplex in DAB+.

Gold has a live breakfast show each morning then for the rest of the day is automated with travel news during 'The Gold Rush' at drivetime.

Editorial areaUK
Most playedPolice, The, Equals, The, Chris FarloweRadiomonitor
Audience figures1,290,000 weekly listenersRAJAR September 2021
Launched28 November 1988
National salesGlobal
Members ofRadiocentre
Former namesClassic Gold
Brunel Classic Gold
Brunel Radio
Radio Brunel
GWR Radio
Radio West
Radio Mercury
Mercury Extra
Fame 1521
Classic Gold Breeze
Chiltern Radio
Chiltern Radio Supergold
The Breeze
Supergold Three Counties Radio
Three Counties Radio
Severn Sound
Invicta Sound
Invicta Radio
Coast AM
Coast Classics
Invicta Supergold
Capital Gold
Fortune 1458
Lite AM
Big 1458 AM
Amber Radio
Classic Gold Amber
Northants Radio Supergold
Hereward Radio
Radio Trent
Classic Gold GEM
1332 The World's Greatest Music Station
Hereward Radio
Plymouth Sound AM
The Gold AM
South Coast Radio
Southern Sound
Wiltshire Radio
Smooth Radio (Peterborough & Cambridge only)

Contact Gold

Postal address30 Leicester Square
+44 20 7766 6888
+44 345 231 8888
Official website

Social media

Twitter@GoldRadioUk (7,831 followers) compare
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FacebookMygoldmusic (39,327 likes) compare
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Adrian Stewart Programme Director
Adrian Bodenham Engineer
Alex Jones Broadcast Engineer
David Andrews Presenter
James Bassam Presenter

…at Global

Adam Johnson Director of Marketing
Andrew Bailey Managing Editor (Digital) LBC and LBC News
Andy Vogel Broadcast Engineer
Ashley Tabor Founder and Executive President
Ashley Bard Group Head of Brand Production
Byrion Smith Creative Technologist
Charlotte Sullivan Senior Broadcast Journalist - East of England
Chris Baughen Managing Editor - Global Player
Darren Singer Chief Financial Officer
Graham Sarath Area Business Director
Greg Hughes Group Head of Programming Operations
Ian Hanson Chief Operating Officer
James Rea Director of Broadcasting
Lord Allen of Kensington CBE Chairman
Lucinda Horsley Journalist
Mark Findlay Group Head of Music Relations
Matt Garforth Product Manager
Matt Gray Managing Engineer (London)
Mike Gordon Chief Commercial Officer
Richard Park Senior Programming Advisor
Simon Blake Senior Engineer
Stephen Miron Group CEO
Stephen Clarke Broadcast Engineer
Tim John Head of Global's Newsroom
Will Harding Chief Strategy Officer

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