Derby Area Code: 01332
What is the Derby area code?
The Derby area code is 01332. It is one of the many area codes in the country to use the five-digit area code followed by a six-digit local phone number. This area code is used by homes and businesses in the Derby area. Calls from the Derby area will have the 01332 area code at the start, although this isn’t always an indication of the location of the call, as outlined below.
Derby is a city on the banks of the River Derwent in the county of Derbyshire. Originally a market down, Derby grew into an industrial hub and was home to Britain’s first water-powered silk mill, opened in 1717. The owner of the mill had reportedly stolen the secrets of silk throwing from Piedmont in Italy. He was later poisoned by the Piedmontese in an act of revenge in 1722.
Derby was granted city status in 1977 by Queen Elizabeth II to mark the 25th anniversary of her accession to the throne. The city now hosts a strong deaf community and is a key cultural hub for the sign language community.
Locations using the Derby area code
The following areas use the five-digit Derby area code. To dial a phone number in one of the following areas, callers need to use the five-digit 01332 area code
If you receive a call from the 01332 area code, the caller may be located in one of the locations outlined above. However, with modern technology, it’s possible for organisations to give the impression of being located in an area where they have no geographical links using virtual offices.
How much does it cost to call the 01332 area code?
The Derby area code is a geographical landline code, which means that calls will be charged at the same rate as any other 01, 02 or 03 number. This will vary depending on your provider and may even be included in a free calls package. Some landline providers offer free local calls, so calls to 01332 numbers will be free within the area. Other offers include free evening and weekend calls to landline numbers. And finally, many mobile phone providers offer free minutes in their monthly plans. You will be able to use these free minutes to call the 01332 Derby area code.
Can I call the 01332 area code from outside the UK?
It is possible to call the 01332 area code from outside the UK, but you will need to adjust the phone number accordingly. In order to call Derby from outside the UK, you will need to add the international dialling code for the UK and then omit the first zero of the area code. So, if you are trying to call the Derby number 01332 123456, you would dial +44 1332 123455. You can also dial 0044 1332 123456 if you cannot use the + symbol on your phone.
Do I need to dial the Derby area code for local calls?
If you are calling from outside the area or from a mobile phone, you will need to use the 01332 area code. If you are within the Derby area, you can omit the area code when calling from a landline.
Popular numbers using the 01332 area code
Below are some popular locations in Derby using the 01332 area code.
Derby Museum and Art Gallery – 01332 641 901
Derby Cathedral – 01332 341 201
Derby Market Hall – 01332 642 266
Royal Derby Hospital – 01332 340131