Map of the 01702 Southend-on-Sea STD dialling Area Code
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The Southend-on-Sea 01702 Area Code (Southend-on-Sea Dialling Code)

The 01702 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Southend-on-Sea area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01702 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Southend-on-Sea area code is (01702) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01702 Area Code?

The Southend-on-Sea 01702 dialling code intersects the counties of Essex and Southend-on-Sea in the East of England Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01702 Southend-on-Sea dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01702 Southend-on-Sea 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 01702 dialling code.

Phoning the 01702 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 (1702).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441702
Europe00441702
Australia0011441702

Origins of the 01702 Southend-on-Sea 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 0702.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01702 area was SO2. The first two characters are taken from the letters S and O in SOuthend-on-sea. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 7, 0 and 2.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01702 Southend-on-Sea area code
An old rotary dial for the 01702 Southend-on-Sea area code.

Map of the 01702 Southend-on-Sea dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01702 Southend-on-Sea phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01702 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01702 Southend-on-Sea area code
Map of the 01702 Southend-on-Sea area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Southend-on-Sea 01702-Southend-on-Sea dialling Code

Ashingdon
Canewdon
Great Wakering
Hullbridge
Rayleigh
Rochford
Southend-on-Sea

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Southend-on-Sea 01702-Southend-on-Sea dialling Code

Southend Town (EASND) Southend on sea
Marine (EAMRN) Southend on sea
Thorpe Bay (EATHB) Southend on sea
Great Wakering (EAGWK) Essex
Rochford (EAROC) Essex
Hawkwell (EAHAW) Essex
Hullbridge (EAHUL) Essex
Hadleigh - Essex (EAHAE) Essex
Leigh On Sea (EALGH) Southend on sea
Eastwood (EAEWD) Southend on sea