01279 740 Dialing Code

Bishops Stortford

Dialing Code 01279 740 is part of Area Code 01279, which covers Bishops Stortford and the surrounding area.

The majority of numbers in the 01279 Area Code belong to normal landlines in Bishops Stortford, but it is possible that these numbers are being used elsewhere as virtual numbers.

There are multiple telephone companies operating in the 01279 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 740 after the area code indicate that the range of numbers was originally allocated to Sky UK Limited on 22 September 2021, although due to number portability, individual numbers within this range may now be allocated to other operators.

01279 area code information

Area Code: 01279
Location: Bishops Stortford
Dialing Code: 01279 740
Provider: Sky UK Limited
Date range allocated: 22 September 2021
Call Costs: Normal landline rate
Area code required for local calls: No
Local number length: 6
Number format: 01279 740###
International number format: +44 1279 740###
Last code change: April 1995 from 0279.