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Broadcasting: Digital Switchover

Volume 707: debated on Tuesday 10 February 2009

Question

Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their timetable for digital television switchover in the West Country, Wales and Granada regions. [HL1071]

The timetable for digital switchover in the West Country region is as follows:

Transmitter group

Serving

Starts

Beacon Hill

Torbay and South Devon

8 April 2009

Stockland Hill

Exeter, parts of Devon, Somerset and Dorset

6 May 2009

Huntshaw Cross

North Devon

1 July 2009

Redruth

West Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

8 July 2009

Caradon Hill

Plymouth, parts of Devon and East Cornwall

12 August 2009

The timetable for digital switchover in Wales is as follows:

Transmitter group

Serving

Starts

Kilvey Hill

The Swansea area

12 August 2009

Preseli

South West Wales

19 August 2009

Llanddona

North West Wales

21 October 2009

Moel-y-Parc

North East Wales

28 October 2009

Long Mountain

Parts of East and Central Wales

4 November 2009

Blaenplwyf

Parts of West and Central Wales

10 Feb 2010

Wenvoe

Cardiff, Newport and South East Wales

3 March 2010

The timetable for digital switchover in the Granada region is as follows:

Transmitter group

Serving

Starts

Winter Hill

Liverpool, Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire and north Staffordshire.

4 November 2009