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The Brighton 01273 Area Code (Brighton Dialling Code)

The 01273 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Brighton area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01273 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Brighton area code is (01273) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01273 Area Code?

The Brighton 01273 dialling code intersects the counties of Brighton and Hove, East Sussex and West Sussex in the South East Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01273 Brighton dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01273 Brighton 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 01273 dialling code.

Phoning the 01273 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 (1273).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441273
Europe00441273
Australia0011441273

Origins of the 01273 Brighton 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 0273.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01273 area was BR3. The first two characters are taken from the letters B and R in BRighton. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 2, 7 and 3.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01273 Brighton area code
An old rotary dial for the 01273 Brighton area code.

Map of the 01273 Brighton dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01273 Brighton phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01273 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01273 Brighton area code
Map of the 01273 Brighton area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Brighton 01273-Brighton dialling Code

Albourne
Barcombe Cross
Brighton and Hove
Ditchling
Henfield
Hurstpierpoint
Kingston near Lewes
Lewes
Newhaven
Peacehaven
Plumpton Green
Portslade-by-Sea
Ringmer
Rodmell
Saltdean
Shoreham-by-Sea
South Chailey
Southwick
University of Sussex
Woodingdean

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Brighton 01273-Brighton dialling Code

Withdean (SDWTHDN) Brighton and Hove
Peacehaven (SDPCHVN) East Sussex
Kemptown (SDKMPTW) Brighton and Hove
Rottingdean A (SDRTTNG) Brighton and Hove
Hove (SDHV) Brighton and Hove
Southwick (SDSTHWC) West Sussex
Shoreham By Sea (SDSHRHM) West Sussex
Hassocks (SDHSSCK) West Sussex
Hurstpierpoint (SDHRSTP) West Sussex
Lewes (SDLWS) East Sussex
Ringmer (SDRNGMR) East Sussex
Barcombe (SDBRCMB) East Sussex
Newhaven (SDNWHVN) East Sussex