UK Area Codes and Phone Number Information

015242 area code


The 015242 area code is for Hornby and the surrounding area.

Locations using 015242 numbers include:

Most numbers using the 015242 area code are normal Hornby 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)

015242 area code information

Area code:015242
Ceremonial county:Lancashire
Call costs:Normal landline rate
Local number length:5 digits
Number format:015242 xxxxx
International number format:+44 15242 xxxxx
Number shortages predicted:No
Last code change:April 1995 (previously 05242)

Area code history

Hornby used the area code 0468 until the late 1980s, when numbers were transferred to the 05242 area code (since changed to 015242).

The 0468 prefix was reused for mobile phone numbers later in the 1990s.
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