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The Lowestoft 01502 Area Code (Lowestoft Dialling Code)

The 01502 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Lowestoft area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01502 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Lowestoft area code is (01502) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01502 Area Code?

The Lowestoft 01502 dialling code intersects the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk in the East of England Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01502 Lowestoft dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01502 Lowestoft 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 01502 dialling code.

Phoning the 01502 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 (1502).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441502
Europe00441502
Australia0011441502

Origins of the 01502 Lowestoft 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 0502.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01502 area was LO2. The first two characters are taken from the letters L and O in LOwestoft . On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 5, 0 and 2.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01502 Lowestoft area code
An old rotary dial for the 01502 Lowestoft area code.

Map of the 01502 Lowestoft dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01502 Lowestoft phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01502 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01502 Lowestoft area code
Map of the 01502 Lowestoft area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Lowestoft 01502-Lowestoft dialling Code

Barnby
Beccles
Hopton on Sea
Kessingland
Lowestoft
Reydon
Southwold
Wenhaston

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Lowestoft 01502-Lowestoft dialling Code

Southwold (EASWD) Suffolk
Lowestoft (EALOW) Suffolk
Blundeston (EABLU) Suffolk
Kessingland (EAKSL) Suffolk
Beccles (EABEC) Suffolk