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The Bridgend 01656 Area Code (Bridgend Dialling Code)

The 01656 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Bridgend area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01656 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Bridgend area code is (01656) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01656 Area Code?

The Bridgend 01656 dialling code is situated in the county of Bridgend in the Wales Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01656 Bridgend dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01656 Bridgend 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 01656 dialling code.

Phoning the 01656 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 (1656).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441656
Europe00441656
Australia0011441656

Origins of the 01656 Bridgend 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 0656.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01656 Bridgend area code
An old rotary dial for the 01656 Bridgend area code.

Map of the 01656 Bridgend dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01656 Bridgend phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01656 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01656 Bridgend area code
Map of the 01656 Bridgend area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Bridgend 01656-Bridgend dialling Code

Bettws
Bridgend
Maesteg
Nant-y-moel
Ogmore Vale
Pencoed
Porthcawl
Pyle
Sarn

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Bridgend 01656-Bridgend dialling Code

Bridgend (SWBNP) Bridgend
Ogmore Valley (SWOAG) Bridgend
Pontycymmer (SWPEK) Bridgend
Aberkenfig (SWAAZ) Bridgend
Kenfig Hill (SWKGH) Bridgend
Pencoed (SWPND) Bridgend
Porthcawl (SWPEU) Bridgend