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The Worcester 01905 Area Code (Worcester Dialling Code)

The 01905 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Worcester area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01905 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Worcester area code is (01905) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01905 Area Code?

The Worcester 01905 dialling code is situated in the county of Worcestershire in the West Midlands Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01905 Worcester dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01905 Worcester 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 01905 dialling code.

Phoning the 01905 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 (1905).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441905
Europe00441905
Australia0011441905

Origins of the 01905 Worcester 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 0905.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01905 area was WO5. The first two characters are taken from the letters W and O in WOrcester. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 9, 0 and 5.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01905 Worcester area code
An old rotary dial for the 01905 Worcester area code.

Map of the 01905 Worcester dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01905 Worcester phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01905 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01905 Worcester area code
Map of the 01905 Worcester area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Worcester 01905-Worcester dialling Code

Callow End
Crowle (Wychavon)
Drakes Broughton
Droitwich
Fernhill Heath
Hallow
Kempsey
Lower Broadheath
Ombersley
Powick
Tibberton (Wychavon)
Upton Snodsbury
Worcester

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Worcester 01905-Worcester dialling Code

Worcester (WMWR) Worcestershire
Peopleton (WMPEO) Worcestershire
Powick (WMPOW) Worcestershire
St Johns (WMSTJ) Worcestershire
Hallow (WMHAL) Worcestershire
Fernhill Heath (WMFER) Worcestershire
St Peters (WMSTP) Worcestershire
Kempsey (WMKEM) Worcestershire
Ombersley (WMOMB) Worcestershire
Droitwich (WMDRO) Worcestershire