Telecoms numbering

This section provides information about UK telephone numbers, and allows communications providers to apply for telephone numbers from the National Numbering Scheme. It also provides information on numbering policy such as number portability, and the use of 070 telephone numbers.

National Telephone Numbering Plan

Ofcom publishes a list of UK area codes in the National Telephone Numbering Plan (PDF, 619.7 KB). This is a PDF document: to search using Adobe Reader press Ctrl + F (or Command + F for Macs) and type in the number to look for matching locations.