Changes to dialing rules in 5 UK areas
From the 1st of October the way consumers, businesses and organisations make local calls in 5 UK STD code areas will change. People affected will now need to dial the full dialing code as well as there number in order to get through to people.
Aberdeen (01224): Includes Aberdeen and the area to the west, including towns such as Westhill.
Bradford (01274): Includes Bradford and the surrounding areas such as Baildon, Bingley, Cleckheaton and Shipley.
Brighton (01273): Includes Brighton and Hove, as well as places such as Lewes, Newhaven, Peacehaven and Southwick.
Middlesbrough (01642): Includes Middlesbrough and surrounding places such as Stockton, Redcar, Stokesley and Yarm.
Milton Keynes (01908): Includes Milton Keynes, Bletchley, Newport Pagnell and an area to the north as far as Ravenstone.
The change is designed to free up numbers which currently cant be used as there is very high utilisation in these areas.
For full information on this change please call us on 01642 792435.
Further information can be sourced from the following ofcom link.