01206 area code


The 01206 area code is for Colchester and the surrounding area.

Locations using 01206 numbers include:

  • Ardleigh
  • Birch
  • Brightlingsea
  • Colchester
  • Dedham
  • East Bay
  • East Bergholt
  • Fordham
  • Great Bentley
  • Great Horkesley
  • Higham
  • Highwoods
  • Layer-de-la-Haye
  • Manningtree
  • Marks Tey
  • Nayland
  • Peldon
  • Rowhedge
  • West Mersea
  • Wivenhoe

Most numbers using the 01206 area code are normal Colchester 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)

01206 area code information

Area code:01206
Ceremonial county:Essex
Call costs:Normal landline rate
Area code required for local calls:No
Local number length:6 digits
Number format:01206 xxxxxx
International number format:+44 1206 xxxxxx
Number shortages predicted:No
Last code change:April 1995 (previously 0206)
Map of 01206 Colchester area code