Radio Essex

The Hit Music Station
British radio stations

Listen to Radio Essex

You can hear Radio Essex on DAB Digital Radio, FM, Radioplayer UK and online

Facts and stats

Radio Essex was formerly two stations, Southend Radio and Chelmsford Radio. Radio Essex DAB launched in June 2013 as a DAB service of the two, and the FM stations were merged on 23 March 2015.

From August 2017, Radio Essex flipped format from AC to a Top 40 hit music format.

Editorial areaEssex
FormatTop 40
Most playedDua Lipa, Becky Hill feat. Topic, Becky Hill feat. Shift K3YRadiomonitor
Audience figures63,000 weekly listenersRAJAR September 2021
Launched18 October 1998
OwnerAdventure Radio
Members ofRadiocentre
Former namesSouthend Radio
Chelmsford Radio
Dream 107.7 (Chelmsford only)
Chelmer FM (Chelmsford only)

Contact Radio Essex

Postal addressThe Icon Building
Western Esplanade
+44 1702 455070
+44 1702 455060
Official website

Social media

Twitter@RadioEssex (12,802 followers) compare
Twitter: Newsdesk@radioessexnews (3,953 followers) compare
FacebookRadio Essex (113,674 likes) compare
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Instagramradioessex (1,122 followers) compare
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Latest news stories

New station Radio Southend gets ready to launch
RadioToday - published 12 March 2021, 11.04am gmt
Martin and Su Celebrate 20th radio anniversary
RadioToday - published 18 September 2020, 11.22am bst
Radio Essex signs Scott Robinson from 5ive
RadioToday - published 14 July 2020, 2.11pm bst
Radio City’s Dave Kelly to leave Breakfast Show
RadioToday - published 21 January 2020, 11.02am gmt
Schedule changes at Radio Essex as Harvey Lee joins
RadioToday - published 23 September 2019, 2.26pm bst


Abbie Norbury Presenter
Carlo Fiorentino Presenter
Chris Brooks Presenter
Chris Brooks Presenter
Daniel Fox Operations Manager
Dave Gowland Presenter
Jamie Boyd Ratcliff Producer
Joe Kinch Presenter
Mark Jeeves Presenter
Murray J Presenter
Paul Lovett Presenter
Scarlett Howard Presenter
Scott Robinson Presenter

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