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:

  • Allendale
  • Allenheads
  • Alston
  • Bardon Mill
  • Bellingham
  • Blanchland
  • Corbridge
  • Great Whittington
  • Greenhaugh
  • Haltwhistle
  • Haydon Bridge
  • Hexham
  • Humshaugh
  • Kielder
  • Newbrough
  • Riding Mill
  • Slaley
  • Wark
  • West Woodburn
  • Whitfield

The first digit of the six-digit local number usually indicates more precisely where it is associated with:

Number rangePrimary area*Other locations served
(01434) 2xxxxx  BellinghamGreenhaugh, Kielder, Wark, West Woodburn
(01434) 4xxxxx  
(01434) 9xxxxx  
(01434) 3xxxxx  HaltwhistleAlston, Bardon Mill, Whitfield
(01434) 5xxxxx  
(01434) 6xxxxx  HexhamAllendale, Allenheads, Blanchland, Corbridge, Great Whittington, Haydon Bridge, Humshaugh, Newbrough, Riding Mill, Slaley
(01434) 7xxxxx  
(01434) 8xxxxx  

* 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

Area code:01434
Location:Bellingham / Haltwhistle / Hexham
Ceremonial county:Northumbria
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.

Map of 01434 Bellingham, Haltwhistle and Hexham area code