01434 area code
Bellingham, Haltwhistle and Hexham
The 01434 area code is for Bellingham, Haltwhistle and Hexham, and the surrounding areas.
Locations using 01434 numbers include:
- Bardon Mill
- Great Whittington
- Haydon Bridge
- Riding Mill
- West Woodburn
The first digit of the six-digit local number usually indicates more precisely where it is associated with:
|Number range||Primary area*||Other locations served|
|(01434) 2xxxxx||Bellingham||Greenhaugh, Kielder, Wark, West Woodburn|
|(01434) 3xxxxx||Haltwhistle||Alston, Bardon Mill, Whitfield|
|(01434) 6xxxxx||Hexham||Allendale, Allenheads, Blanchland, Corbridge, Great Whittington, Haydon Bridge, Humshaugh, Newbrough, Riding Mill, Slaley|
* Telephone companies are officially required to issue numbers according to this pattern. Some smaller or newer operators may disregard the rules and use the same series of numbers across the entire area.
Most numbers using the 01434 area code are normal Bellingham, Haltwhistle and Hexham 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)
01434 area code information
|Location:||Bellingham / Haltwhistle / Hexham|
|Call costs:||Normal landline rate|
|Area code required for local calls:||No|
|Local number length:||6 digits|
|Number format:||01434 xxxxxx|
|International number format:||+44 1434 xxxxxx|
|Number shortages predicted:||No|
|Last code change:||April 1995 (previously 0434)|
Area code history
Bellingham, Haltwhistle and Hexham previously had separate area codes. Numbers from the former Bellingham 0660 area code and Haltwhistle 0498 area code were absorbed into the 0434 area code (which later became 01434) sometime before the mid-1990s.
The 0498 and 0660 prefixes were reused for mobile phone, pager and premium rate services later in the 1990s.