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The Leighton Buzzard 01525 Area Code (Leighton Buzzard Dialling Code)

The 01525 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Leighton Buzzard area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01525 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Leighton Buzzard area code is (01525) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01525 Area Code?

The Leighton Buzzard 01525 dialling code intersects the counties of Buckinghamshire and Central Bedfordshire in the East of England and South East Regions of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01525 Leighton Buzzard dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01525 Leighton Buzzard 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 01525 dialling code.

Phoning the 01525 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 (1525).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441525
Europe00441525
Australia0011441525

Origins of the 01525 Leighton Buzzard 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 0525.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01525 area was LB5. The first two characters are taken from the letters L and B in Leighton Buzzard. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 5, 2 and 5.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01525 Leighton Buzzard area code
An old rotary dial for the 01525 Leighton Buzzard area code.

Map of the 01525 Leighton Buzzard dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01525 Leighton Buzzard phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01525 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01525 Leighton Buzzard area code
Map of the 01525 Leighton Buzzard area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Leighton Buzzard 01525-Leighton Buzzard dialling Code

Ampthill
Chalton
Clophill
Eaton Bray
Great Brickhill
Greenfield
Harlington
Heath and Reach
Hockliffe
Leighton Buzzard
Lidlington
Luton
Maulden
Pulloxhill
Ridgmont
Silsoe
Stanbridge
Stewkley
Toddington
Westoning
Woburn

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Leighton Buzzard 01525-Leighton Buzzard dialling Code

Toddington (SMTN) Bedfordshire
Eaton Bray (SMEB) Bedfordshire
Leighton Buzzard (SMLBD) Bedfordshire
Flitwick (SMFK) Bedfordshire
Ampthill (SMAP) Bedfordshire