UK Area Codes and Phone Number Information

01268 area code


The 01268 area code is for Basildon and the surrounding area.

Locations using 01268 numbers include:

Most numbers using the 01268 area code are normal Basildon 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)

01268 area code information

Area code:01268
Ceremonial county:Essex
Call costs:Normal landline rate
Local number length:6 digits
Number format:01268 xxxxxx
International number format:+44 1268 xxxxxx
Number shortages predicted:Yes
Last code change:April 1995 (previously 0268)

Area code history

The Basildon area had two separate area codes originally. Numbers from the former 0374 area code were absorbed into the 0268 area code (which later became 01268).
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