What We Do

Based in Central London, The Spectrum Radio Network is the UK’s leading consultancy and facilities provider to international and domestic radio stations in London and the UK

Whether you want re-transmission from your studios or to use our studio, engineering, channel and transmission services we have the solution

All backed by a 30 year pedigree and an unrivalled depth of knowledge and expertise in the UK broadcast sector

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Consultancy

Airtime

Hire Studios

Office Space

Broadcast Engineering

Advertise

Podcasting

Podcasting

7

Studios

12

Radio Stations on Air

30

Years Experience

100

Happy Clients

10

Potential London Listeners

What our clients say

“When I set up LoveSport Radio I needed gold standard technical support and advice. The Spectrum Radio Network was the obvious choice. They provide all my technical infrastructure, sharing the economies of scale and letting me concentrate on building my latest radio business. Their service and expertise is second to none. I can’t recommend them highly enough.”

Kelvin MackenzieChairman LoveSport Radio, Founder and former Chief Executive TalkSport Radio

“I've always found the team at The Spectrum Radio Network to be highly professional, flexible and efficient in the provision of excellent studio facilities and technical support. They're great people to deal with!”

Paul ChantlerRadio programming consultant and Fellow of the UK Radio Academy

“Fix Radio is delighted to be part of the The Spectrum Radio Network family. We love their Central London facilities, studios and the technical support and backup they provide. They're great to work with and offer us flexibility and reliability, two of the most important things in broadcasting”

Louis TimpanyCEO, Fix Radio

“I have been proud to be a client of the Spectrum Radio Network for 27 years! Throughout that time they have looked after all my technical and broadcast needs allowing me to concentrate on broadcasting to the Chinese community in London and winning broadcast awards. Their service is exceptional, nothing is too much trouble. I wholeheartedly recommend them to anyone wanting to broadcast in London.”

Alice YuChinese Spectrum

Our Team

Toby Aldridge

Toby Aldrich

Chairman

Toby has been a broadcast executive in the radio industry for over thirty years. He is the owner of The Spectrum Radio Network, the UK’s premier provider of operational consultancy and infrastructure support to International and UK based radio stations
As a broadcaster, Toby has been actively involved at a senior level in radio station launches and broadcast strategies. As well as Spectrum he is closely involved with London’s newest sports station. Toby understands the support and economies of scale radio stations need.
He is also involved in various international ventures including media projects in China. He has a special interest in media in the Arab speaking world having held executive positions in The Middle Eastern Broadcasting Center (MBC) and United Press.
John Ogden

John Ogden

Network Director

John has been in charge of Commercial and BBC radio stations in a wide variety of roles and understands what broadcasters want.
His thirty-year career in radio gives him a unique understanding of all aspects of the radio industry and station formats.
He has been in charge of large BBC radio newsrooms and been a Programme Director programming music and speech output for both BBC and Commercial radio stations. As a senior management executive he has managed award-winning stations in London
He has an understanding of the international radio market having been an executive in the UK’s first young Asian station. With Spectrum he has successfully guided International and UK based clients and various religious groups to air in London.
Paul Miller

Paul Miller

Head of Broadcast Operations

With three decades in the broadcast industry, Paul is one of the most experienced radio station engineers in the country. Before joining The Spectrum Radio Network he built and maintained over 100 radio studios all over the UK.
At The Spectrum Radio Network he has devised and constructed a broadcast system unlike anything else in the industry. At anyone time Paul and his team control the transmission of a nine radio stations from the Spectrum control room. Using the latest technology, monitoring systems and gold standard fail over technology Paul gives clients 24 hour on air reliability. Paul is also an expert in Broadcast IT ensuring that our clients are delivered solutions to enable even the most complex routes to air

FAQs

What services do you provide for radio stations?

Essentially anything you want.

We can provide studios, airtime, offices and desks, help to get a licence or, if you prefer, you can broadcast using one of our licences. You can select all or any of these options – the choice is yours.

Some radio clients just want airtime, others want airtime and studios, some want to use all of our services, some just want our technical services.

Also, as your consultant we can give the best advice on all aspects of launching your station in London whether it’s something technical or to do with OFCOM. We are here to help.

What are the advantages of working with The Spectrum radio Network?

You will save management time and money. If you take our broadcast option we will provide and support your studios and technical requirements. This means you can concentrate of programming and revenue.

Also more and more radio businesses are realising the advantages of co location. With our office and desk option you’ll have offices in Central London that will impress your staff and clients.

We know the UK radio industry inside out. Using our consultancy service we can make your set up easy and cost effective. You can be on air very quickly

How easy is it to get my service on air in London?

If you are working with The Spectrum Radio Network it is very easy. We have 30 years experience of getting stations on air and enjoy a very good relationship with OFCOM and all the DAB multiplex operators. We can get you on air very quickly

I want to broadcast across the whole of the UK as well as London. Can you organise that?

Yes we can. Subject to availability our engineering team can arrange for your signal to be sent to a national multiplex so that you are broadcasting across the whole nation. Again, subject to availability we can also get your signal on air in any UK city.

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Contact Us

115 Southwark Street
London
SE1 0JF
+44 (0)20 7627 4433
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Spectrum Radio Network, in the heart of London