Gateway 97.8

Gateway 97.8



About radio

Gateway 97.8 is a local community radio station based in the heart of Basildon's Eastgate, serving the Basildon and East Thurrock areas. The station began operations in 2007 and since then has been dedicated to keeping its audience informed and entertained​​.

The station provides an array of content including the latest local news, views, local movers and shakers, walks and talks, gigs and concerts, local traffic and travel updates, markets, sports, and the local weather outlook. Gateway 97.8 also offers a variety of music to cater to the diverse interests and tastes of its listeners​​.

Gateway 97.8 is accessible both through traditional radio reception within its coverage area and online, allowing listeners from around the world to tune in live and enjoy its offerings​​. The station's website provides a "Listen Live" feature, making it easy for listeners to stay connected and updated.

In 2011, Gateway 97.8 received the Big Society award from the Prime Minister, making it the first broadcaster in the UK to receive this honor. The award is a testament to the station's commitment to serving its local community and reflecting the myriad voices, tastes, and expectations of the vibrant communities in South and Sou'west Essex​.

Genretalk, news, pop
Bitrate128 kbit/s
Frequency97.8 FM


Address Studio Suite, The Galleries Eastgate Centre, Basildon, Essex SS14 1EB
Phone +44 1268 833978
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