Manchester Media


96.2 The

Sarah Moor Studios, Henshaw Street, Oldham OL1 3EN. Tel: 0161-621
6500. Fax: 0161 621 6521

(96.9 FM)
19 Albert Road, Levenshulme, Manchester M19 2EQ,
Tel: 0161-248 6888.
ALL FM is a community radio station broadcasting to south, east
and central Manchester. Website: Email:

Big 1458

(1458 AM)
Quay West, Trafford Wharf Road, Salford M17. Tel: 0161-607 0420.
Soft rock and easy listening music. formerly 1458 Lite AM.

British Broadcasting
Corporation (BBC)

The Greenhouse, MediaCityUK, Salford M50 2EQ.
Tels: BBC:Dock
House: 0161-836 0020. Bridge House: 0161-836 0010. Quay House: 0161-836
BBC Tours: 0370 9011 227.
The BBC Broadcasting House was formerly in Oxford Road where the
regional headquarters for the corporation was suituated. Now at
MediaCity in Salford Quays. The BBC produces many local programmes
here, including national and local magazine programmes as well as
many childrens’ television programmes and as well as being the base
for GMR Local Radio (see below). Website:

Century 105
(105 FM)
Century House, Waterfront Quay, Salford M5. Tel: 0161-400 0105.

Galaxy 102
(102 FM)
Chart and self-proclaimed “Number One for Dance & R’N’B’
5th Floor, The Triangle, Hanging Ditch, Manchester M4. Tel: 0161-279

Granada ITV
Television Studios

Quay Street, Manchester M8. Tel: 0161-832 7211.
Granada Television has long been one of the largest and most influential
of the independent television companies, producing well known and
loved shows like “The Royle Family”, “Mrs Merton”,
“Cracker”, “Brideshead Revisited”, “Sherlock
Holmes”, “City Central” and, of course, “Coronation

Greater Manchester
Radio (GMR)

(95.1 FM)
Local BBC station – easy listening music, local news, interviews,
magazine programmes and documentaries. See BBC above.

Imagine FM
South Manchster-based music station.
Regent House, Heaton Lane, Stockport. Tel: 0161-609 1400. Website:

100.4 Smooth

(100.4 FM)
Specialist jazz music every evening and at weekends.
8 Exchange Quay, Manchester M5 3EJ. Tel: 0845 050 1004. Website:

Key 103
(103 FM)
Chart and dance music for the city. Includes schedules, DJ profiles,
events, playlist, information for advertisers, galleries, and competitions.


Oldham FM

Spindles Shopping Centre, PO Box 962, Oldham 0L1 1FE. Tel: Office
– 0161-628 8787.

Magic 1152
Radio Manchester

(formerly Piccadilly Radio Limited)
Castle Quay, Castlefield, Manchester M15. Tel: 0161-288 5000.

Pride Community

38 Burnside Crescent, Middleton M24. Tel: 0161-643 6266.
Community, Internet, Student and Hospital Radio for the locality
– based in Middleton. Website:

Silk FM Limited
Radio House, Bridge Street, Macclesfield SK11 6DJ.
Tel: 01625-268000 & 269000. Independent local radio station.

Tower FM

The Mill, Brownlow Way, Bolton. Tel: 01204-387000.
Local Bolton-based station reprenting Bolton and Bury, now owned
by The Wireless Group, who also own other local radio stations all
over the UK and also operate the national commercial station Talk
Sport. Website:

Wish 102.4

(FM 102.4 MHz)
Orrell Road, Orrell WN5. Tel: 01942-761024.
An Independent Local Radio Station based in Orrell, Wigan. Part
of The Wireless Group, the station plays a wide range of music.

to appear on Television Gameshows


Tel: 0161-832 7211 (ask for Audience Relations).

BBC Television:

Tel: 08700-10222.

to film in Manchester

Contact the Film
Office, Marketing Manchester. Tel: 0161-237 1010.

Manchester Broadcasting

Action Time
The Independent TV Production Company, Wrendel House,
2 Whitworth Street,
Manchester M1. Tel: 0161-236 8999.

Asian Sound
Radio Limited

Globe House, Southall Street, Manchester M3. Tel: 0161-288 1000.

Carlton Television

Brazennose House, West Brazennose Street, Manchester M2. Tel: 0161-835

Television Commission

Television House, 10-12 Mount Street, Manchester M2. Tel: 0161-834

National Radio Tuning Frequencies

BBC Radio 1
(FM 97.6 – 99.8 MHz) . Light, popular and chart music.

BBC Radio 2
(FM 88-90 MHz) . Easy listening music and magazine programmes.

BBC Radio 3
(FM 90.2 – 92.4MHz) . “High brow” classical music,
plays, features and documentaries.

BBC Radio 4
(FM 92.4 – 94.6 MHz and LW 198 KHz)
News, documentaries, plays, interviews and magazine programmes.

BBC Radio 5

(MW 693 and 909 KHz). “Talk” radio – news, discussion,
phone-ins, interviews.

Classic FM

(FM 100-102 MHz). Non-stop 24 hr classical music programmes.

(MW 1053 & 1089 KHz)
Non-stop 24 hour sports reportage, live matches and discussion.



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