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The Romford 01708 Area Code (Romford Dialling Code)

The 01708 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Romford area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01708 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Romford area code is (01708) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01708 Area Code?

The Romford 01708 dialling code intersects the counties of Barking and Dagenham, Essex, Havering and Thurrock in the East of England and London Regions of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01708 Romford dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01708 Romford 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 01708 dialling code.

Phoning the 01708 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 (1708).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441708
Europe00441708
Australia0011441708

Origins of the 01708 Romford 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 0708.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01708 area was RO8. The first two characters are taken from the letters R and O in ROmford. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 7, 0 and 8.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01708 Romford area code
An old rotary dial for the 01708 Romford area code.

Map of the 01708 Romford dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01708 Romford phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01708 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01708 Romford area code
Map of the 01708 Romford area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Romford 01708-Romford dialling Code

Aveley
Barking and Dagenham
Grays
Havering
Rayleigh
South Ockendon
Stapleford Abbotts

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Romford 01708-Romford dialling Code

Romford (LNROM) London
Hornchurch (LNHOR) London
Rainham (LNRAI) London
Upminster (LNUPM) London
Purfleet (LNPFT) Thurrock
South Ockendon (LNSOK) Thurrock
Ingrebourne (LNING) London