Radio Stations That Can Be Listened To In The Liverpool City Region

Updated: Jan 5

3 Radio Stations That You Can Listen To In Liverpool

Tithebarn Street in The Commercial District, one of the main key areas in Liverpool City Centre (Credit: The Liverpudlian/Peter Eric Lang).

There are a variety of radio stations you can tune into across the Liverpool City Region, with the majority of the city's radio stations going to great lengths of incorporating all areas of the Liverpool Metropolitan Area including areas such Chester, Warrington, Ormskirk, Skelmersdale and even parts of North Wales. Three of the largest stations that cover the Metro Area are located in city centre, with Capital located along The Strand, the BBC located in Hanover Street and Radio City located high up in the sky in St. Johns Beacon.


There is nothing like the radio, it brings life to any room. Giving you the gift of essentially having a friend in the room. It is perfect for someone that lives on their own, for anyone who feels they need a bit or company, for if you are driving to or from work, a way to brighten up your breakfast or to add further life to a buzzing family kitchen. Here are just a few of the stations that you can listen to if you live in the Liverpool City Region.


Radio City

Radio City (Credit: Bauer Media Group/ Radio City).

The world famous Radio City serves the Liverpool City Region and the Liverpool Metropolitan Area, including parts of Lancashire, Cheshire and North Wales. The radio station has been serving the City Region for over 40 years and first aired on the 21st of October in 1974.

Radio City 2 (Credit: Bauer Media Group/ Radio City).

Radio City is based in the incredible St. Johns Beacon (also known as Radio City Tower) that was built in 1969 and opened by Queen Elizabeth II. The tower is 138 meters tall (452 feet) and was the tallest structure in Liverpool until West Tower finished completion in 2008, which is currently the city's tallest skyscraper. Radio City Tower is currently the 32nd tallest building in the UK.


The station forms part of the Hits Radio Network. You can expect to find upbeat music, news, sport and great talk shows including breakfast and drive time shows.


You can listen to Radio City by tuning into their frequency on FM: 96.7 MHz and on DAB.


BBC Radio Merseyside

BBC Radio Merseyside covers the whole of the Liverpool Metro Area and even further afield (Credit: BBC).

This Liverpool institution has been entertaining the Liverpool City Region for more than 50 years. With local legends like Tony Snell, Linda McDermott, Roger Phillips, Paul Salt, Jermaine Foster & Sean Styles entertaining us morning, noon and night.


Radio Merseyside brings you local news, sports, music and a wide variety of talk shows that integrate the Liverpool community brilliantly; hosting phone-ins with new and regular callers and weekly competitions such as the fantastic Scouse Nous(e) which was sadly discontinued recently, but don't worry, Snelly replaced it with an equally great segment.


The team at Radio Merseyside really bring to life the Scouse sense of humour and interact with the local residents perfectly; engaging with them about their issues, any troubles they are going through, to celebrate good news or just to have a good chat about everything and nothing.


You can listen to BBC Radio Merseyside by tuning into their frequency on FM: 95.8 MHz and on DAB.


Capital Radio Liverpool

Capital Radio Liverpool (Credit: Capital Radio).

This Liverpool based radio station has been serving the city since 1998. The station broadcasts across Merseyside and both West Cheshire and West Lancashire. It was previously known as Juice FM however relaunched with the Capital Radio branding in 2016. Capital Liverpool brings you all of the latest hit songs and up-to-date news.


Capital Liverpool was the second launched radio station by Capital in the UK after taking over from Juice Liverpool in 2016. Other major cities in the UK like Manchester and Birmingham did not get their equivalent stations until 2019.


Capital also host their very own festival, Fusion Festival, in Sefton Park where massive stars such as Mabel, Little Mix, John Newman, Jess Glynne, Tinie Tempah and David Guetta have performed live.


You can listen to Capital Radio by tuning into their frequency on FM: 107.6 MHz MHz and on DAB.

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