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, Issey Cross, Becky Hill feat. Shift K3YRadiomonitor
Launched18 October 1998
OwnerAdventure Radio
National salesBauer Media Audio UK
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 (13,191 followers) compare
Twitter: Newsdesk@radioessexnews (4,230 followers) compare
FacebookRadio Essex (113,674 likes) compare
Data is from 2019. Feature awaiting Facebook re-authorisation.
Instagramradioessex (1,122 followers) compare
SoundCloudradioessex (0 followers) compare

Latest news stories

Jamie Cawdell made Radio Essex assistant programme controller
RadioToday - published 10 March 2022, 3.49pm gmt
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


Chris Brooks Programme Director
Joe Kinch Presenter
Martin Day Presenter
Scarlett Howard Presenter
Scott Robinson Presenter
Shaun Moore Journalist
Stevie Shillinglaw Head of News
Su Harrison Presenter

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