01278 579 Dialing Code


Dialing Code 01278 579 is part of Area Code 01278, which covers Bridgwater and the surrounding area.

The majority of numbers in the 01278 Area Code belong to normal landlines in Bridgwater, but it is possible that these numbers are being used elsewhere as virtual numbers.

There are multiple telephone companies operating in the 01278 Area Code and they are allocated blocks of numbers, which can be identified by the digits following the Area Code. In this case, the digits 579 after the area code indicate that the range of numbers was originally allocated to Virgin Media Limited on 13 October 2021, although due to number portability, individual numbers within this range may now be allocated to other operators.

01278 area code information

Area Code: 01278
Location: Bridgwater
Dialing Code: 01278 579
Provider: Virgin Media Limited
Date range allocated: 13 October 2021
Call Costs: Normal landline rate
Area code required for local calls: No
Local number length: 6
Number format: 01278 579###
International number format: +44 1278 579###
Last code change: April 1995 from 0278.