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Thameside Radio 90.2

Thameside Radio
The early days

Thameside Radio
Years of success

Thameside 90.2


Where are the
Thameside Radio crew now?

Thameside 90.2
Technical info

Thameside Radio

Thameside Radio

Thameside 90.2
Special events

Thameside Radio
Information sheets

Links to Thameside
and other
pirate radio sites


The Thameside Radio 90.2 Story


Links to other sites with Thameside Radio and other pirate memorabilia:

There are more photos, jingles, clips etc. on the memorabilia page

Radio Eric is brilliant - They have an archive of recordings of old London pirates - there are a lot of Thameside Radio recordings on line (and even more that hasn't been put up yet, drop them a note to ask for more) has an amazing weekly podcast of a Thameside Radio show as well as background information. They're also still collecting shows - so if you have some tapes in your attic drop Al at an email. has great pirate radio memorabilia. Thanks to Alan Dolby for scanning some of his stuff for this site. has the designs for the Thameside transmitters has the Daily Mail article about Thameside TV

The wikipedia entry for Thameside. There are also references under pirate radio

Howards Land Based Pirate Radio page (good stuff here!)

Welcome to the ANORAK CORNER the home of PIRATE RADIO memories

A Potted History of the London Pirates

The Rock Radio Experience

Radio Jackie

Bob Tomalski's old web site with lots of stuff about pirates of that era

The Thameside Radio Story, London's best Pirate station ->


Martin Wood


The Thameside Radio Story is an achive of material about Thameside Radio 90.2, a London pirate station. It broadcast between 1977 and 1982. Tony Lloyd, Bob Edwards, The Intrepid Birdman, Alex Wright, Paul James, Ian Stewart, Terry Anderson and The Curly Man all presented shows, as did many others. More important were the listeners. This is a live site so if you would just like a namecheck, want to get in touch, have a Thameside Radio 90.2 related photo, Thameside Radio recording or a memory please email me.

Special thanks for mp3s, writing in or sending pictures to (amongst others) , Carol H, Olaf Star, Jessica D, Pyers E, Warren S, Stephen Sykes, John G, Mike E, itrilby for Radio Eric, Alex Wright, Aidan S, Dave "The Birdman", Alan Dolby, Rachel McIntyre (for Terry Anderson), Al at for the Thameside Radio Revisited podcasts, Terry/Decibel90 and Steve Scribbler.

I know that a lot of Thameside listeners and friends would like to get in touch with each other again. If you are happy to have e-mail forwarded do write in. Even if you don't have any new information it would be great to hear from you.

CC BY SAThe content of this site is avalilable under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

Martin Wood

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