01273 area code
The 01273 area code is for Brighton and the surrounding area.
Locations using 01273 numbers include:
Most numbers using the 01273 area code are normal Brighton 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)
01273 area code details
|Ceremonial county:||East Sussex|
|Call costs:||Normal landline rate|
|Area code required for local calls:||Yes|
|Local number length:||6 digits|
|Last code change:||April 1995 (previously 0273)|
Local calls require full number
It is no longer possible to omit the area code when calling locally in the 01273 area. Since 1st October 2014 the full 11-digit phone number has been required for all local calls.
Formatting an 01273 number
An 01273 number should be displayed in the format: 01273 xxxxxx
For international callers, use: +44 1273 xxxxxx
As local calls in the area must always be dialled using the full number including area code, it is best not to display the code in brackets.