UK Area Codes and Phone Number Information

01270 area code


The 01270 area code is for Crewe and the surrounding area.

Locations using 01270 numbers include:

Most numbers using the 01270 area code are normal Crewe 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)

01270 area code information

Area code:01270
Ceremonial county:Cheshire
Call costs:Normal landline rate
Local number length:6 digits
Number format:01270 xxxxxx
International number format:+44 1270 xxxxxx
Number shortages predicted:No
Last code change:April 1995 (previously 0270)

Area code history

Originally, there were two area codes for this area: 0270 for Crewe and 0936 for Sandbach. At some point before the mid-1990s, the 0936 code was withdrawn and all numbers were transferred into the 0270 code. This then eventually became 01270, following a renumbering programme that took place across the UK during April 1995.
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