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The Luton 01582 Area Code (Luton Dialling Code)

The 01582 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Luton area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01582 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Luton area code is (01582) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01582 Area Code?

The Luton 01582 dialling code intersects the counties of Central Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Luton in the East of England Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01582 Luton dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01582 Luton 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 01582 dialling code.

Phoning the 01582 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 (1582).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441582
Europe00441582
Australia0011441582

Origins of the 01582 Luton 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 0582.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01582 area was LU2. The first two characters are taken from the letters L and U in LUton . On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 5, 8 and 2.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01582 Luton area code
An old rotary dial for the 01582 Luton area code.

Map of the 01582 Luton dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01582 Luton phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01582 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01582 Luton area code
Map of the 01582 Luton area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Luton 01582-Luton dialling Code

Barton-le-Clay
Caddington
Dunstable
Flamstead
Harpenden
Hexton
Houghton Regis
Kensworth
Luton
Markyate
Redbourn
Slip End
Studham
Totternhoe
Wheathampstead

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Luton 01582-Luton dialling Code

Redbourn (SMRDB) Hertfordshire
Markyate (SMMY) Hertfordshire
Wheathampstead (SMWTD) Hertfordshire
Harpenden (SMHR) Hertfordshire
Luton (SMLT) Luton
Leagrave (SMLEA) Luton
Houghton Regis (SMHUR) Bedfordshire
Dunstable (SMDB) Bedfordshire
Whipsnade (SMWZ) Bedfordshire
Hexton (SMHXT) Bedfordshire