Map of the 01285 Cirencester STD dialling Area Code
Search Geopunk

The Cirencester 01285 Area Code (Cirencester Dialling Code)

The 01285 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Cirencester area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01285 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Cirencester area code is (01285) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01285 Area Code?

The Cirencester 01285 dialling code intersects the counties of Gloucestershire and Wiltshire in the South West Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01285 Cirencester dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01285 Cirencester 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 01285 dialling code.

Phoning the 01285 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 (1285).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441285
Europe00441285
Australia0011441285

Origins of the 01285 Cirencester 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 0285.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01285 area was CT5. The first two characters are taken from the letters C and T in CirencesTer. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 2, 8 and 5.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01285 Cirencester area code
An old rotary dial for the 01285 Cirencester area code.

Map of the 01285 Cirencester dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01285 Cirencester phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01285 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01285 Cirencester area code
Map of the 01285 Cirencester area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Cirencester 01285-Cirencester dialling Code

Ampney Crucis
Arlington
Ashton Keynes
Chedworth
Cirencester
Fairford
Fairford Airfield
Kemble
Meysey Hampton
Oakridge Lynch
Siddington
South Cerney
Stratton

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Cirencester 01285-Cirencester dialling Code

Cirencester (SSCIR) Gloucestershire
Fairford (SSFRD) Gloucestershire
South Cerney (SSSHC) Wiltshire