UK Area Codes and Phone Number Information

01229 area code

Barrow in Furness and Millom

The 01229 area code is for Barrow in Furness and Millom, and the surrounding areas.

Locations using 01229 numbers include:

Most numbers using the 01229 area code are normal Barrow in Furness and Millom 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)

The first digit of the six-digit local number usually indicates more precisely where it is associated with:

Number rangesPrimary area*Other locations served
(01229) 2xxxxx  Barrow in FurnessBardsea, Dalton in Furness, Greenodd, Kirkby in Furness, Lowick Bridge, Satterthwaite, Ulverston, Walney Island
(01229) 4xxxxx  
(01229) 5xxxxx  
(01229) 6xxxxx  
(01229) 8xxxxx  
(01229) 3xxxxxMillomBootle, Broughton in Furness, Ravenglass
(01229) 7xxxxx
(01229) 9xxxxx

* Telephone companies are officially required to issue numbers according to this pattern. Some smaller or newer operators may disregard the rules and use the same series of numbers across the entire area.

01229 area code information

Area code:01229
Location:Barrow in Furness / Millom
Ceremonial county:Cumbria
Call costs:Normal landline rate
Local number length:6 digits
Number format:01229 xxxxxx
International number format:+44 1229 xxxxxx
Number shortages predicted:No
Last code change:April 1995 (previously 0229)

Area code history

Barrow in Furness and Millom had separate area codes until around the early 1990s. Numbers from the former Millom 0657 area code were absorbed into the 0229 area code (which later became 01229).
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