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The Liverpool 0151 Area Code (Liverpool Dialling Code)

The 0151 area code is a 3 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Liverpool area.

The local telephone numbers within the 0151 are 7 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Liverpool area code is (0151) xxx xxxx.

Where is the 0151 Area Code?

The Liverpool 0151 dialling code intersects the counties of Cheshire West and Chester, Halton, Knowsley, Lancashire, Liverpool, Sefton, St. Helens and Wirral in the North West Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 0151 Liverpool dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 0151 Liverpool 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 0151 dialling code.

Phoning the 0151 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 (151).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada01144151
Europe0044151
Australia001144151

Origins of the 0151 Liverpool 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 051.

the historic mnemonic code for the 0151 area was L1. The first character is taken from the letter L in Liverpool. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 5 and 1.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 0151 Liverpool area code
An old rotary dial for the 0151 Liverpool area code.

Map of the 0151 Liverpool dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 0151 Liverpool phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 0151 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 0151 Liverpool area code
Map of the 0151 Liverpool area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Liverpool 0151-Liverpool dialling Code

Bebington
Birkenhead
Bootle
Burton
Capenhurst
Clatterbridge Hospital
Crosby
Ellesmere Port
Formby
Hale
Heswall
Hightown
Hoylake
Kirkby
Litherland
Liverpool
Maghull
Neston
Newton-le-Willows
Prescot
St Helens
Wallasey
West Kirby
Widnes
Willaston

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Liverpool 0151-Liverpool dialling Code

Birkenhead (LVBIR) Wirral
Rock Ferry (LVROC) Wirral
Mountwood (LVMOU) Wirral
Claughton (LVCLA) Wirral
Wallasey (LVWAL) Wirral
Hoylake (LVHOY) Wirral
Caldy (LVCAL) Wirral
Arrowebrook (LVARR) Wirral
Heswall (LVHES) Wirral
Irby (LVIRB) Wirral
Bromborough (LVBRO) Wirral
Eastham (LVEAS) Wirral
Neston (LVNES) Cheshire
Ellesmere Port (LVELL) Cheshire
Hooton (LVHOO) Cheshire
Royal (LVROY) Liverpool
Stoneycroft (LVSTO) Liverpool
Sefton Park (LVSEF) Liverpool
Childwall (LVCHI) Liverpool
Lark Lane (LVLAR) Liverpool
Allerton (LVALL) Liverpool
Cressington (LVCRE) Liverpool
Bootle (LVBOO) Sefton
Waterloo (LVWAT) Sefton
Great Crosby (LVGRE) Sefton
Hale (LVHAL) Halton
Hunts Cross (LVHUN) Liverpool
Gateacre (LVGAT) Liverpool
Netherley (LVNET) Liverpool
Liverpool North (LVNOR) Liverpool
Central (LVCEN) Liverpool
Maghull (LVMAG) Sefton
Simonswood (LVSIM) Knowsley
Prescot (LVPRE) Knowsley
Huyton (LVHUY) Knowsley
Stanley (LVSTA) Liverpool
Anfield (LVANF) Liverpool
Aintree (LVAIN) Liverpool
Widnes (LVWID) Halton