01595 area code


The 01595 area code is for Lerwick and the surrounding area.

Locations using 01595 numbers include:

  • Bixter
  • Bressay
  • Fair Isle - 01595 76xxxx
  • Foula - 01595 75xxxx
  • Hamnavoe
  • Papa Stour
  • Reawick
  • Sandness
  • Scalloway
  • Skellister
  • Weisdale

Most numbers using the 01595 area code are normal Lerwick 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)

01595 area code information

Area code:01595
Council area:Shetland
Call costs:Normal landline rate
Area code required for local calls:No
Local number length:6 digits
Number format:01595 xxxxxx
International number format:+44 1595 xxxxxx
Number shortages predicted:No
Last code change:April 1995 (previously 0595)

Area code history

Lerwick, Fair Isle and Foula previously had separate area codes. When the Lerwick 0595 area code became 01595 in April 1995, it also absorbed numbers from the former Fair Isle 0351 and Foula 0393 area codes.

Map of 01595 Lerwick area code