01987 area code


The 01987 area code is for Ebbsfleet.

Area code 01987 is specifically for the new town development at Ebbsfleet in Kent.

Most numbers using the 01987 area code are normal Ebbsfleet 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)

01987 area code information

Area code:01987
Ceremonial county:Kent
Call costs:Normal landline rate
Area code required for local calls:No
Local number length:6 digits
Last code change:April 2008 (newly created)

Formatting an 01987 number

An 01987 number should be displayed in the format: 01987 xxxxxx or (01987) xxxxxx

For international callers, use: +44 1987 xxxxxx

Area code history

Area code 01987 was created specifically for the new town of Ebbsfleet in April 2008, as telecoms regulator Ofcom believed that existing local codes did not have enough spare capacity to deal with likely demand.

Map of 01987 Ebbsfleet area code