- Northsound Radio launches on July 27th.
- Radio Aire launches on September 1st.
- Centre Radio launches on September 7th.
- Essex Radio launches to Southend-on-Sea on September 12th.
- Chiltern Radio launches to Luton on October 15th.
- Radio West launches to Bristol on October 27th.
- BBC Radio Clwyd launches.
- Essex Radio launches to Chelmsford on December 10th.