UK Area Codes and Phone Number Information

01507 area code

Alford, Horncastle and Louth

The 01507 area code is for Alford, Horncastle and Louth, and the surrounding areas.

Locations using 01507 numbers include:

Most numbers using the 01507 area code are normal Alford, Horncastle and Louth 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 rangePrimary area*Other locations served
(01507) 2xxxxx  HorncastleBaumber, Mareham-le-Fen, Tetford, Winceby
(01507) 5xxxxx  
(01507) 3xxxxx  LouthBurgh-on-Bain, Fulstow, North Somercotes, Saltfleetby, South Cockerington, Stenigot
(01507) 6xxxxx  
(01507) 7xxxxx  
(01507) 4xxxxx  AlfordHuttoft, Mablethorpe, Sutton-on-Sea, Swaby, Withern
(01507) 8xxxxx  
(01507) 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.

01507 area code information

Area code:01507
Location:Alford / Horncastle / Louth
Ceremonial county:Lincolnshire
Call costs:Normal landline rate
Local number length:6 digits
Number format:01507 xxxxxx
International number format:+44 1507 xxxxxx
Number shortages predicted:No
Last code change:April 1995 (previously 0507)

Area code history

Alford, Horncastle and Louth previously had separate area codes. Numbers from the former Alford 0521 and Mareham le Fen 0658 area code were absorbed into the 0507 area code (which later became 01507) sometime before the mid-1990s.

Regulator Ofcom refers to the 01507 area code officially as 'Alford, Louth and Spilsby' – but Spilsby itself is in fact covered by 01790.
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