01656 area code


The area code 01656 is for Bridgend and the surrounding area.

Locations using 01656 numbers include:

  • Aberkenfig
  • Bridgend
  • Kenfig Hill
  • Maesteg
  • Ogmore Vale
  • Pencoed
  • Pontycymer
  • Porthcawl
  • Southerndown
  • Wick

Most numbers using the 01656 area code are normal Bridgend 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)

01656 area code information

Area code:01656
Council area:Bridgend
Call costs:Normal landline rate
Area code required for local calls:No
Local number length:6 digits
Last code change:April 1995 (previously 0656)

Formatting an 01656 number

An 01656 number should be displayed in the format: 01656 xxxxxx or (01656) xxxxxx

For international callers, use: +44 1656 xxxxxx

Map of 01656 Bridgend area code