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The Kidderminster 01562 Area Code (Kidderminster Dialling Code)

The 01562 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Kidderminster area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01562 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Kidderminster area code is (01562) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01562 Area Code?

The Kidderminster 01562 dialling code intersects the counties of Dudley and Worcestershire in the West Midlands Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01562 Kidderminster dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01562 Kidderminster 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 01562 dialling code.

Phoning the 01562 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 (1562).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441562
Europe00441562
Australia0011441562

Origins of the 01562 Kidderminster 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 0562.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01562 area was KM2. The first two characters are taken from the letters K and M in KidderMinster. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 5, 6 and 2.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01562 Kidderminster area code
An old rotary dial for the 01562 Kidderminster area code.

Map of the 01562 Kidderminster dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01562 Kidderminster phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01562 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01562 Kidderminster area code
Map of the 01562 Kidderminster area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Kidderminster 01562-Kidderminster dialling Code

Belbroughton
Blakedown
Cookley
Fairfield
Holy Cross
Kidderminster
Romsley
Stourbridge

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Kidderminster 01562-Kidderminster dialling Code

Kidderminster (WMKD) Worcestershire
Wolverley (WMWLY) Worcestershire
Hagley (WMHAG) Worcestershire