Middlesbrough Area Code 01642

Middlesbrough Area Code: 01642

Middlesbrough is a large post-industrial town located in North Yorkshire in the north east of England. In 1801, Middlesbrough was little more than a small farming community with a population of 25 however it soon experienced exceptional growth. The land was bought and developed into a coal port on the banks of the River Tees. Later, ironstone was discovered in the local hills and the town soon became a mining community.

Today, Middlesbrough is a vibrant and culturally rich town. The Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art was opened in 2007 and now houses works by Tracey Emin and Paula Rego. The town is also home to a thriving sporting community, with Middlesbrough FC based at the Riverside Stadium on the banks of the River Tees. The town is also known for its distinct accent and local dialect.

What is the Middlesbrough area code?

The area code for Middlesbrough is 01624. This is the same for home landlines and business landlines throughout the town. This five-digit area code is then followed by a six-digit local number.

Locations using the Middlesbrough area code

The following locations in the Middlesbrough area all use the 01642 area code.

Billingham Ingleby Barwick Stainton
Eaglescliffe Linthorpe Stockton-on-Tees
Eston Grange Maron in Cleveland Stokesley
Great Ayton Middlesbrough Thornaby-on-Tees
Hartburn Norton Wainstones
Haverton Hill Redcar Yarm
Hutton Rudby Seal Sands

If you receive a phone call from a number starting with 01642, it is possible that the caller is using a home or business landline based in Middlesbrough. However, it is possible that the caller has no geographical link to the region. With call forwarding and virtual offices readily available, it’s possible for callers to give the impression that they have a geographical landline without being present in the location. For this reason, it isn’t always possible to tell where a caller is located.

How much does it cost to call the 01642 area code?

The Middlesbrough 01624 area code is a standard geographical landline, which means it costs the same to call this area code as it would any other 01, 02 or 03 number. Callers will be charged a connection fee followed by a duration fee, so longer calls will cost more than shorter calls. Many phone plans include a number of free minutes or free calls during set times. You will be able to use your free minutes to call any number with the 01624 area code.

Can I call the 01642 area code from outside the UK?

It is possible to call the 01624 area code from outside the UK but you will need to make some small changes to the phone number for this to be effective. Firstly, you need to start the phone number with the international dialling code for the UK, which is +44 or 0044. After this, you will need to omit the first zero from the area code and then dial the rest of the number as usual.

Do I need to dial the Middlesbrough area code for local calls?

Yes, as of 2014, the Middlesbrough area code became compulsory for all calls. As the area was running out of phone numbers, the area code become compulsory so that they could free up numbers starting with 0 and 1 in the region. This means that even local calls need to include the 01624 area code.

Popular numbers using the 01642 area code

The following are some of the most popular attractions in Middlesbrough which use the 01642 dialling code.

Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art – 01642 931232

Dorman Museum –  01642 813781

Captain Cook Birthplace Museum – 01642 311211