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The Meriden 01676 Area Code (Meriden Dialling Code)

The 01676 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Meriden area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01676 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Meriden area code is (01676) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01676 Area Code?

The Meriden 01676 dialling code intersects the counties of Solihull and Warwickshire in the West Midlands Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01676 Meriden dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01676 Meriden 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 01676 dialling code.

Phoning the 01676 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 (1676).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441676
Europe00441676
Australia0011441676

Origins of the 01676 Meriden 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 0676.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01676 area was MR6. The first two characters are taken from the letters M and R in MeRiden. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 6, 7 and 6.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01676 Meriden area code
An old rotary dial for the 01676 Meriden area code.

Map of the 01676 Meriden dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01676 Meriden phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01676 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01676 Meriden area code
Map of the 01676 Meriden area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Meriden 01676-Meriden dialling Code

Balsall Common
Fillongley
Meriden
New Arley
Old Arley

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Meriden 01676-Meriden dialling Code

Fillongley (CMFIL) Warwickshire