01656 538 Dialing Code


Dialing Code 01656 538 is part of Area Code 01656, which covers Bridgend and the surrounding area.

The majority of numbers in the 01656 Area Code belong to normal landlines in Bridgend, but it is possible that these numbers are being used elsewhere as virtual numbers.

There are multiple telephone companies operating in the 01656 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 538 after the area code indicate that the range of numbers was originally allocated to Belgacom International Carrier Services SA on 20 August 2021, although due to number portability, individual numbers within this range may now be allocated to other operators.

01656 area code information

Area Code: 01656
Location: Bridgend
Dialing Code: 01656 538
Provider: Belgacom International Carrier Services SA
Date range allocated: 20 August 2021
Call Costs: Normal landline rate
Area code required for local calls: No
Local number length: 6
Number format: 01656 538###
International number format: +44 1656 538###
Last code change: April 1995 from 0656.