01256 area code


The 01256 area code is for Basingstoke and the surrounding area.

Locations using 01256 numbers include:

  • Basingstoke
  • Bramley
  • Chineham
  • Dummer
  • Herriard
  • Hook
  • Long Sutton
  • Monk Sherborne
  • Oakley
  • Odiham
  • Overton
  • Preston Candover
  • Turgis Green
  • Whitchurch

Most numbers using the 01256 area code are normal Basingstoke 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)

01256 area code information

Area code:01256
Ceremonial county:Hampshire
Call costs:Normal landline rate
Area code required for local calls:No
Local number length:6 digits
Last code change:April 1995 (previously 0256)

Formatting an 01256 number

An 01256 number should be displayed in the format: 01256 xxxxxx or (01256) xxxxxx

For international callers, use: +44 1256 xxxxxx

Map of 01256 Basingstoke area code