About Us

Manchester's Best

 You can listen to us across the North West on FM, online via xsmanchester.co.uk or on our mobile apps.

Communicorp UK

XS Manchester is part of Communicorpuk, the fourth largest commercial radio group in the UK. The company is a brand licensee for the three largest brands in commercial radio: Heart, Capital and Smooth.

The company is owned by Communicorp Group Ltd Ireland’s premier media company.  The company maintains some of the largest independent radio networks in Ireland, Eastern Europe, and the UK with 27 radio stations across 4 countries.

Public File

Like every local commercial radio station in the UK, XS Manchester has requirements in respect of its music, news and local content. These requirements are set out in the station format issued by Ofcom, the UK’s radio regulator. The XS Manchester Radio Public File contains details of the elements that Ofcom regulate and is intended to give you a better understanding of XS Manchester's output and what we are doing for the local community. Read the XS Manchester Public File.

Station Contact Details

If you want to contact station staff or have an enquiry the Contact Us page has all the details you need.