UK Area Codes and Phone Number Information

01885 area code


The area code 01885 is for Bromyard and the surrounding area.

Locations using 01885 numbers include:

Most numbers using the 01885 area code are normal Bromyard 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)

01885 area code information

Area code:01885
Ceremonial county:Herefordshire
Call costs:Normal landline rate
Local number length:6 digits
Number format:01885 xxxxxx
International number format:+44 1885 xxxxxx
Number shortages predicted:No
Last code change:April 1995 (previously 0885)

Notes and links

Regulator Ofcom claims that 01885 is the area code for Pencombe and that Bromyard uses the area code 01886 instead. However, this contradicts actual usage of the neighbouring 01885 and 01886 area codes. Telephone operators alerted Ofcom to this issue when area code names were reviewed 2003, but the error was never corrected.
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