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The Reading 0118 Area Code (Reading Dialling Code)

The 0118 area code is a 3 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Reading area.

The local telephone numbers within the 0118 are 7 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Reading area code is (0118) xxx xxxx.

Where is the 0118 Area Code?

The Reading 0118 dialling code intersects the counties of Bracknell Forest, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Reading, West Berkshire, Windsor and Maidenhead and Wokingham in the South East Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 0118 Reading dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 0118 Reading dialling code area. If you are calling a local number within the same area code with a landline telephone you do not need to use the 0118 dialling code.

Phoning the 0118 Dialling Code from Outside of the UK

If you are calling from outside of the UK. You will need to add the code for dialling internationally. This varies country to country, followed by the UK country code (44) followed by the area code without the initial zero (118).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada01144118
Europe0044118
Australia001144118

Origins of the 0118 Reading Area Code

Before the 16th April 1995 known as PhONEday which changed telephone area codes by inserting a 1 at the beginning. The area code was 0734.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 0118 Reading area code
An old rotary dial for the 0118 Reading area code.

Map of the 0118 Reading dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 0118 Reading phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 0118 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 0118 Reading area code
Map of the 0118 Reading area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Reading 0118-Reading dialling Code

Arborfield Cross
Beenham
Brimpton
Burghfield Common
Crazies Hill
Eversley Centre
Finchampstead
Hurst
Kidmore End
Mortimer
Pangbourne
Reading
Shiplake
Sonning Common
Southend
Spencers Wood
Swallowfield
Tadley
Theale
Twyford (Wokingham)
Wargrave
Wokingham
Woodley
Woolhampton

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Reading 0118-Reading dialling Code

Reading Central (THRG) Reading
Wargrave (THWA) Wokingham
Reading South (THS) Reading
Arborfield Cross (THAFD) Wokingham
Tadley (THTAD) Hampshire
Reading Tilehurst (THTT) Reading
Caversham (THCV) Reading
Kidmore End (THKE) Oxfordshire
Wokingham (THWM) Wokingham
Eversley (THEV) Hampshire
Woodley (THWDY) Wokingham
Reading Earley (THEAR) Reading
Spencers Wood (THSPD) Wokingham
Silchester (THSCR) Hampshire
Burghfield Common (THBG) West Berkshire
Mortimer (THMO) West Berkshire
Theale (THTH) West Berkshire
Woolhampton (THWN) West Berkshire
Pangbourne (THP) West Berkshire