XS Manchester

Music Made in Manchester
British radio stations

Listen to XS Manchester

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

Facts and stats

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 playedBlossoms feat. Findlay, Lathums, The, Vaccines, TheRadiomonitor
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 (33,042 followers) compare
FacebookXS Manchester (54,463 likes) compare
Data is from 2019. Feature awaiting Facebook re-authorisation.

Latest news stories

Lots of schedule changes at Radio X as Issy Panayis moves to afternoons
RadioToday - published 5 January 2023, 9.00am gmt
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

Mobile apps



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

…at Communicorp UK

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

Other information

XS Manchester logo archive

Can we help?

How can I listen to XS Manchester?

This is a user-edited website. Thank you to Josh K, David R, George B, Joshua C, Vincent L, Mike C, Stuart W, Graeme M, Martin P and James C for their edits on this page. See the changelog, or edit it yourself.