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The Lancaster 01524 Area Code (Lancaster Dialling Code)

The 01524 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Lancaster area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01524 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Lancaster area code is (01524) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01524 Area Code?

The Lancaster 01524 dialling code intersects the counties of Cumbria, Lancashire and North Yorkshire in the North West and Yorkshire and The Humber Regions of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01524 Lancaster dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01524 Lancaster 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 01524 dialling code.

Phoning the 01524 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 (1524).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441524
Europe00441524
Australia0011441524

Origins of the 01524 Lancaster 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 0524.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01524 area was LA4. The first two characters are taken from the letters L and A in LAncaster . On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 5, 2 and 4.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01524 Lancaster area code
An old rotary dial for the 01524 Lancaster area code.

Map of the 01524 Lancaster dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01524 Lancaster phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01524 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01524 Lancaster area code
Map of the 01524 Lancaster area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Lancaster 01524-Lancaster dialling Code

Arnside
Austwick
Bolton-le-Sands
Burton-in-Kendal
Carnforth
Caton
Galgate
Halton
Heysham
High Bentham
Holme (South Lakeland)
Hornby
Ingleton
Kirkby Lonsdale
Kirkham
Lancaster
Morecambe
Nether Kellet
Over Kellet
Overton (Lancaster)
Silverdale
Warton

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Lancaster 01524-Lancaster dialling Code

Lancaster (LCLAN) Lancashire
Hest Bank (LCHET) Lancashire
Bentham (LCBEM) North Yorkshire
Caton (LCCTN) Lancashire
Heysham (LCHEY) Lancashire
Morecambe (LCMOR) Lancashire
Arnside (LCASD) Cumbria
Carnforth (LCCAF) Lancashire
Burton (LCBTN) Cumbria
Forton (LCFTN) Lancashire