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This service would be dominated by almost constant rebrands.

RADIO MERCURY

1984-1988

ILR (commercial radio) service which operated on AM & FM to the Reigate area of Surrey.

Mercury, Radio 1986


Mercury 1984

COUNTY SOUND

1988-1995

COUNTY SOUND (1988)

Radio Mercury & its neighbouring service 'County Sound Radio' merged. Mercury began broadcasting countywide on FM, whilst County Sound did likewise on AM.

MERCURY EXTRA

1995-1996

MERCURY EXTRA (1995)

County Sound was rebranded to 'Mercury Extra'. The 'Extra' was a mixed format of rolling news by day, and gold/easy listening music overnights.

1996-1998

Mercury Extra (1996)

With the loss of the Guildford licence to UKRD, the service continued broadcasting solely to Reigate.

FAME 1521

1998-1999

FAME 1521 (1998 - Now CLASSIC GOLD)-0

The service dropped the rolling news part of the format, resulting in another name change.

BREEZE 1521

1999-2002

BREEZE 1521 (1999)

A change of owner (DMG Radio) would see the service rebranded to match their Essex AM service.

CLASSIC GOLD

2002-2007

Classic Gold - Surrey (2002)

Another change of ownership saw another rebranding.

GOLD

2007-2011

GOLD (2007)

The service ceased broadcasting to Surrey in January 2011.


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