01242 area code

Cheltenham

The 01242 area code is for Cheltenham and the surrounding area.

Locations using 01242 numbers include:

  • Alderton
  • Andoversford
  • Bishop's Cleeve
  • Cheltenham
  • Coberley
  • Coombe Hill
  • Shurdington
  • Winchcombe
  • Withington

Most numbers using the 01242 area code are normal Cheltenham landlines but be aware that, as is the case for all UK area codes, such numbers may also be used for services without any physical link to the area. (More info)

01242 area code information

Area code:01242
Location:Cheltenham
Ceremonial county:Gloucestershire
Call costs:Normal landline rate
Area code required for local calls:No
Local number length:6 digits
Number format:01242 xxxxxx
International number format:+44 1242 xxxxxx
Number shortages predicted:No
Last code change:April 1995 (previously 0242)
Map of 01242 Cheltenham area code