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The Runcorn 01928 Area Code (Runcorn Dialling Code)

The 01928 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Runcorn area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01928 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Runcorn area code is (01928) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01928 Area Code?

The Runcorn 01928 dialling code intersects the counties of Cheshire West and Chester, Halton and Leeds in the North West and Yorkshire and The Humber Regions of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01928 Runcorn dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01928 Runcorn 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 01928 dialling code.

Phoning the 01928 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 (1928).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441928
Europe00441928
Australia0011441928

Origins of the 01928 Runcorn 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 0928.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01928 area was WA8. The first two characters are taken from the letters W and A in WArrington. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 9, 2 and 8.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01928 Runcorn area code
An old rotary dial for the 01928 Runcorn area code.

Map of the 01928 Runcorn dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01928 Runcorn phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01928 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01928 Runcorn area code
Map of the 01928 Runcorn area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Runcorn 01928-Runcorn dialling Code

Batley
Elton
Frodsham
Helsby
Kingsley (Cheshire West and Chester)
Kingsley Road, nr Kingsley (Cheshire West and Chester)
Norley
Runcorn

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Runcorn 01928-Runcorn dialling Code

Helsby (LVHEL) Cheshire
Frodsham (LVFRO) Cheshire
Kingsley (LVKIN) Cheshire
Runcorn Main (LVRNM) Halton
Runcorn East (LVRNE) Halton