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The Kettering 01536 Area Code (Kettering Dialling Code)

The 01536 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Kettering area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01536 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Kettering area code is (01536) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01536 Area Code?

The Kettering 01536 dialling code intersects the counties of Leicestershire and Northamptonshire in the East Midlands Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01536 Kettering dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01536 Kettering 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 01536 dialling code.

Phoning the 01536 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 (1536).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441536
Europe00441536
Australia0011441536

Origins of the 01536 Kettering 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 0536.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01536 area was KE6. The first two characters are taken from the letters K and E in KEttering. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 5, 3 and 6.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01536 Kettering area code
An old rotary dial for the 01536 Kettering area code.

Map of the 01536 Kettering dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01536 Kettering phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01536 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01536 Kettering area code
Map of the 01536 Kettering area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Kettering 01536-Kettering dialling Code

Brigstock
Broughton (Kettering)
Burton Latimer
Corby
Cottingham
Daventry
Desborough
Geddington
Great Addington
Gretton (Corby)
Isham
Kettering
Loddington
Mawsley Village
Northampton
Pytchley
Rothwell
Rushton
Stanion
Weldon
Wellingborough
Wilbarston

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Kettering 01536-Kettering dialling Code

Rockingham (EMROCKI) Northamptonshire
Desborough (EMDESBO) Northamptonshire
Rothwell (EMROTHW) Northamptonshire
Burton Latimer (EMBRLAT) Northamptonshire
Kettering (EMKTTER) Northamptonshire
Great Oakley (EMGRETO) Northamptonshire