Apply for a radio broadcast licence



On Monday 25 November 2019, Ofcom opened an application window for SRSL applicants hoping to broadcast on any dates between Monday 20 April 2020 and Tuesday 26 May 2020 inclusive. The application window closed at 5pm on Friday 6 December 2019.

We received more than one application for a short-term restricted service licence to broadcast between 20 April and 26 May 2020 in the following areas:

  • Birmingham
  • Bradford
  • Keighley
  • Leeds
  • Leicester
  • Stoke on Trent

On Friday 10 January 2020, Ofcom conducted six draws to decide which application will be taken forward for consideration in each case. Below is the order in which the applicants were drawn:

Birmingham

  1. Mohamed Hussein Sheikh
  2. Abdul Waheed

Bradford

  1. Masood Sadiq
  2. Saeed Ahmed
  3. Arshad Mahmood

Keighley

  1. Omar Mahmood
  2. Sarwar Kamal

Leeds

  1. Faryal Shama Afaq
  2. Mohammed Asif

Leicester

  1. Akeel Mohomed Zicar
  2. Aftab Najib
  3. Zahid Sheikh
  4. Hamzah Benrezzouk

Stoke-on-Trent

  1. Bina Begum Shah
  2. Muhammad Riaz Shah

We received one application for our consideration in each case below. Each will be considered.

  • Andover
  • Blackburn
  • Glasgow
  • Grantham
  • Hastings
  • High Wycombe
  • Hounslow
  • Milton Keynes
  • Oldham
  • Silverstone
  • Tooting
  • Wolverhampton

Compliance checklist for radio broadcast content (PDF, 161.0 KB)