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The Rochdale 01706 Area Code (Rochdale Dialling Code)

The 01706 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Rochdale area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01706 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Rochdale area code is (01706) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01706 Area Code?

The Rochdale 01706 dialling code intersects the counties of Bury, Calderdale, Lancashire, Oldham and Rochdale in the North West and Yorkshire and The Humber Regions of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01706 Rochdale dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01706 Rochdale 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 01706 dialling code.

Phoning the 01706 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 (1706).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441706
Europe00441706
Australia0011441706

Origins of the 01706 Rochdale 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 0706.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01706 area was RO6. The first two characters are taken from the letters R and O in ROchdale. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 7, 0 and 6.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01706 Rochdale area code
An old rotary dial for the 01706 Rochdale area code.

Map of the 01706 Rochdale dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01706 Rochdale phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01706 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01706 Rochdale area code
Map of the 01706 Rochdale area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Rochdale 01706-Rochdale dialling Code

Accrington
Bacup
Cornholme
Edenfield
Haslingden
Heywood
Littleborough
Milnrow
Newhey
Ramsbottom
Rawtenstall
Rochdale
Royton
Shaw (Oldham)
Summit
Todmorden
Water
Whitworth

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Rochdale 01706-Rochdale dialling Code

Rossendale (LCROS) Lancashire
Ramsbottom (LCRAM) Bury
Heywood (LCHEW) Rochdale
Rochdale (LCROC) Rochdale
Whitworth (LCWHW) Lancashire
Bacup (LCBAC) Lancashire
Todmorden (LCTOD) Calderdale
Littleborough (LCLIT) Rochdale
Shaw (LCSHW) Oldham