01642 area code


The 01642 area code is for Middlesbrough and the surrounding area.

Locations using 01642 numbers include:

  • Billingham
  • Eaglescliffe
  • Eston Grange
  • Great Ayton
  • Hartburn
  • Haverton Hill
  • Hutton Rudby
  • Ingleby Barwick
  • Linthorpe
  • Maron in Cleveland
  • Middlesbrough
  • Norton
  • Redcar
  • Seal Sands
  • Stainton
  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • Stokesley
  • Thornaby-on-Tees
  • Wainstones
  • Yarm

Most numbers using the 01642 area code are normal Middlesbrough 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)

01642 area code information

Area code:01642
Primary location served:Middlesbrough
Ceremonial county:North Yorkshire
Call costs:Normal landline rate
Area code required for local calls:Yes
Local number length:6 digits
Last code change:April 1995 (previously 0642)

Local calls require full number

It is no longer possible to omit the area code when calling locally in the 01642 area. Since 1st October 2014 the full 11-digit phone number has been required for all local calls.

See: Area codes without local dialling.

Formatting an 01642 number

An 01642 number should be displayed in the format: 01642 xxxxxx

For international callers, use: +44 1642 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.

Map of 01642 Middlesborough area code