XS Manchester

Music Made in Manchester
British radio stations

Listen to XS Manchester

You can hear XS Manchester on FM, Radioplayer UK and online

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A rock radio format for Manchester, XS Manchester rebranded from Real XS in March 2016. Its original name was Rock Radio, but rebranded after confusion with Bauer's nearby Rock FM.

Editorial areaManchester
Most playedWet Leg, Black Keys, The, Two Door Cinema ClubRadiomonitor
Launched5 May 2008
OwnerCommunicorp UK
National salesGlobal
Members ofRadiocentre
Former namesRock Radio
Real Radio XS

Contact XS Manchester

Postal addressXYZ Building
2 Hardman Boulevard
M3 3AQ
+44 161 886 8800
+44 845 111 7625
Official website

Social media

Twitter@XSManchester (32,653 followers) compare
FacebookXS Manchester (54,463 likes) compare
Data is from 2019. Feature awaiting Facebook re-authorisation.

Latest news stories

XS Manchester to air new current affairs radio programme
RadioToday - published 30 September 2021, 1.11pm bst
Adam Brown takes over John Kennedy’s Radio X late show
RadioToday - published 30 April 2020, 12.04pm bst
Communicorp launches Sport Social for Smart Speakers
RadioToday - published 22 August 2019, 11.13am bst
Manchester radio ups game as Hits Radio arrives
RadioToday - published 4 June 2018, 9.51am bst
Real Radio XS to rebrand as XS Manchester - published 23 February 2016, 10.55am gmt

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Alex Wallis Editor
Alex James Breakfast Presenter
Alison Forshaw Managing Director
Clint Boon Presenter
James Wilson Content Manager
Jim Salveson Presenter
Joe McGrath Presenter
Michelle Ackerley Presenter
Shell Zenner Presenter
Simon Binns Presenter
Sophie Sveinsson Presenter

…at Communicorp UK

Alison Forshaw Managing Director
Clare Rae Group Director of Marketing & Digital Audiences
Connor Morgans Production
Gavin Bruce Managing Director
Grace Hannah Director of People
Keith Crane Business Development
Mark Lee Chief Executive
Neil Sloan Group Programming Director

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