Fix Radio/London Battles 'Bacon Crisis' With Free Bacon Butties For Construction Workers

August 28th 2018

FIX RADIO/LONDON, the DAB and online radio station targeting the city’s tradespeople, is roaming LONDON handing out bacon butties, the traditional English breakfast sandwich (bacon and HP sauce on a buttered roll), to workers at construction sites in reaction to a shortage caused by the hot SUMMER weather that has affected the fertility of pigs and has caused bacon prices to jump.

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Graham Mack goes from Bob FM to Fix Radio

July 11th 2018

Bob FM breakfast presenter and programme director is joining Fix Radio as its new PD.

Graham has worked for a number of stations in Australia and the UK including 2CR, BRMB and various BBC local radio stations. He presented the TFM breakfast show for four years and won a Sony Radio Gold for Best Breakfast Show on BBC Wiltshire.

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Fix Radio expands and launches Fix Media

June 18th 2018

Fix Radio has launched Fix Media after taking over the running of Facebook page Tradesmen Banter, which has half a million active followers.

Fix Media will give advertisers and sponsors the opportunity to reach more tradespeople than just the radio listeners alone, with bacon butty site tours, lead generation campaigns, video creation and now access to a bigger social media following.

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Radio Entrepreneur Plans to Make London Station National

October 17th 2017

The entrepreneur behind Fix Radio, a London station aimed at tradespeople, is planning to make his station a national one and believes DAB will remain the platform of choice for some time yet.

FIX RADIO, the New Radio Station Just for the Construction Industry, Partners With CT1, the Number 1 Sealant in the UK, to Feed the Hungry Tradesmen of London

June 8th 2017

The Construction Industry never looked better. Building work going everywhere in good old London Town, whistling tradesmen and banter at the bacon butty Van. It’s the business to be in.

FIX Radio is the new radio station rocking the airwaves is just for the local builder.


This week’s best radio: Britain’s builders get a new station

May 13th 2017

Fix Radio aims to give TalkSport a run for its money, while it’s back to the past on Radio 4 Extra’s family-celebration week

It is reasonable to assume that Fix Radio, the new “radio station for tradespeople”, has been launched with an eye on a slice of the advertising for van hire and building materials out of which TalkSport has made a very nice business.

Book A Builder UK in association with Fix Radio’s ‘bacon butty tour’ in London

May 10th 2017

Book A Builder UK are being promoted on Fix Radio throughout London for the next 40 days. The company will be featured on van advertisements and radio commercials.

The Bacon Butty Tour has officially started! Fronted by Fix Radio, the tradespeople’s radio, the next 40 days will be spent touring round key work sites in London, where six promotional staff from the radio station will be handing out free bacon sandwiches to tradespeople across the city.

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How Fix Radio hopes to build an audience of tradespeople

May 3rd 2017

A new radio station aimed at the trades has taken to the airwaves promising a lively mix of banter and a no-repeat music guarantee.

Fix Radio can be heard on DAB digital radio across london and around the world on the web and was officially launched by Pimlico Plumbers’ founder Charlie Mullins on Wednesday 26 April. Charlie joined breakfast show presenters Trev and Ben to hit play on the first song – Starship’s We Built This City.

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It’s a Fix: New radio station for builders and plumbers launches

May 1st 2017

A new radio station targeted at builders and plumbers is set to blare from white vans across Britain. Fix Radio, the first station aimed exclusively at tradespeople, began broadcasting this week. Promising to deliver upbeat tunes for roofers and carpenters to whistle while they work, Fix Radio’s DJs will engage in the kind of “cheeky banter” enjoyed by its target audience.


HVP Magazine: Launching Dedicated Trade Radio Station; Fix Radio!

April 28th 2017

Earlier in the week I had the honour to launch the great ‘Fix Radio’ – a trade radio station. As I said in HVP Magazine; I was over the moon to be asked to help kick off Fix Radio. I love the idea of a radio station dedicated to the hardworking tradespeople all over Britain.


Fix Radio takes to the airwaves – The UK’s first radio station for tradespeople.

April 27th 2017

Charlie Mullins – founder of Pimlico Plumbers – was guest of honour at the launch of Fix Radio – the UK’s first radio station for tradespeople.

Kicking off the station’s first ever Breakfast Show, Charlie joined presenters Trev and Ben for some banter and great music, which will become the soundtrack for trade jobs up and down the country.


NFB opens competition to celebrate the launch of Fix Radio

April 27th 2017

The National Federation of Builders (NFB) is pleased to support the launch of Fix Radio, a brand new radio station designed for construction workers building at sites or in people’s homes.

A prize draw is now open providing an opportunity to win a DAB radio to mark the launch. Entries can be submitted at, where full terms and conditions are available.


Charlie Mullins helps launch Fix Radio

April 27th 2017

Charlie Mullins, the founder of Pimlico Plumbers, was guest of honour at the launch of Fix Radio – the UK’s first radio station for tradespeople.

Kicking off the station’s first ever Breakfast Show, Mr Mullins joined presenters Trev and Ben for some banter and music, which will become the soundtrack for trade jobs up and down the country.

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Lee and Dean to host special shows on Fix Radio

April 26th 2017

TV comedy stars Lee and Dean are joining Fix Radio, as the station for builders and tradespeople celebrates its first birthday today.

The builders, who star in Channel 4’s new comedy show, will become Fix Radio presenters for special shows on both Bank Holiday Mondays in May.

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Fix Radio launched by world’s richest plumber

April 26th 2017

Fix Radio, the new London DAB station aimed at tradespeople, has been launched by Charlie Mullins, the world’s richest plumber.

Charlie, who founded Pimlico Plumbers, is a celebrity in his own right and recently starred in Channel 4’s show about multi-millionaires called How’d You Get So Rich?


Fix Radio launches for the trade

April 19th 2017

A new radio station dedicated to tradespeople will be giving out 20,000 bacon butties to builders after it launches later this month.

From Wednesday 26 April, Fix Radio will be sending three branded vans to 1,400 building sites over 40 days, serving free hot food and promoting the new station.

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Fix Radio plans free bacon butties for launch

April 18th 2017

The launch date has been set for the new London DAB station aimed at tradespeople.

Fix Radio will launch at 7am on Wednesday 26th April and will give away 20,000 bacon butties over the first 40 days of broadcasting.

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Fix Radio to target tradespeople in London

February 6th 2017

A new radio station aimed at builders and tradespeople is being launched in London soon.

Fix Radio says it will provide music, banter and information targeted at bricklayers, plumbers, electricians, plasterers, roofers, painters and decorators whether they work on building sites or in people’s homes.


Can I Fix Radio? If you're in London - yes, you can

February 4th 2017

Fix Radio need your help in building the best radio station in London for tradespeople, builders merchants and construction sites. The station, which is planning to launch on DAB digital radio in and around London soon, has twenty questions lined up, focusing on what sort of radio station you’d like while you work. It promises to take your answer into account while it builds the station around its listeners.