01524 area code

Lancaster

The 01524 area code is for Lancaster and the surrounding area.

Locations using 01524 numbers include:

  • Arnside
  • Burton
  • Carnforth
  • Caton
  • Forton
  • Galgate
  • Halton on Lune
  • Hest Bank
  • Heysham
  • Lancaster
  • Morecambe
  • Silverdale

Most numbers using the 01524 area code are normal Lancaster 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)

01524 area code information

Area code:01524
Location:Lancaster
Ceremonial county:Lancashire
Call costs:Normal landline rate
Area code required for local calls:No
Local number length:6 or 5 digits*
Number format:01524 xxxxxx or 01524 xxxxx
International number format:+44 1524 xxxxxx or +44 1524 xxxxx
Number shortages predicted:Yes
Last code change:April 1995 (previously 0524)

* Five-digit numbers are 01524 32000 to 37999; 39000 to 39999 and 60000 to 69999.

Not to be confused with the nearby 015242 area code.

Map of 01524 Lancaster area code