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The Burnley 01282 Area Code (Burnley Dialling Code)

The 01282 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Burnley area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01282 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Burnley area code is (01282) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01282 Area Code?

The Burnley 01282 dialling code intersects the counties of Lancashire and North Yorkshire in the North West and Yorkshire and The Humber Regions of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01282 Burnley dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01282 Burnley 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 01282 dialling code.

Phoning the 01282 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 (1282).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441282
Europe00441282
Australia0011441282

Origins of the 01282 Burnley 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 0282.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01282 area was BU2. The first two characters are taken from the letters B and U in BUrnley. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 2, 8 and 2.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01282 Burnley area code
An old rotary dial for the 01282 Burnley area code.

Map of the 01282 Burnley dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01282 Burnley phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01282 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01282 Burnley area code
Map of the 01282 Burnley area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Burnley 01282-Burnley dialling Code

Altham
Bacup
Barnoldswick
Barrowford
Brierfield
Burnley
Cliviger
Colne
Earby
Fence
Foulridge
Hapton
Higham
Kelbrook
Nelson (Pendle)
Read
Sabden
Thornton-in-Craven
Trawden
Whitworth
Worsthorne

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Burnley 01282-Burnley dialling Code

Burnley (LCBUR) Lancashire
Padiham (LCPAD) Lancashire
Barnoldswick (LCBAN) Lancashire
Earby (LCEAR) Lancashire
Colne (LCCOL) Lancashire
Nelson (LCNEL) Lancashire