The 01656 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Bridgend area.
The local telephone numbers within the 01656 are 6 digits long.
The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Bridgend area code is (01656) [x][x][x][x][x][x].
The Bridgend 01656 dialling code intersects the counties of Mid Glamorgan and South Glamorgan in the Wales Region of the UK.
You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01656 Bridgend dialling code area. If you are calling a local number within the same area code with a landline telephone you do not need to use the 01656 dialling code.
If you are calling from outside of the UK. You will need to add the code for dialling internationally. This varies country to country, followed by the UK country code (44) followed by the area code without the initial zero (1656).
|Region||International Prefix||Country Code||Area Code|
|United States and Canada||011||44||1656|
Before the 16th April 1995 known as PhONEday which changed telephone area codes by inserting a 1 at the beginning. The area code was 0656.
The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01656 Bridgend phone area code.
The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01656 area. Click on an icon for more details
|BRIDGEND ATE (SWBNP)|
|KENFIG HILL ATE (SWKGH)|
|ABERKENFIG ATE (SWAAZ)|
|MAESTEG ATE (SWMAL)|
|OGMORE VALLEY ATE (SWOAG)|
|PONTYCYMMER ATE (SWPEK)|
|PORTHCAWL ATE (SWPEU)|
|PENCOED ATE (SWPND)|
|SOUTHERNDOWN ATE (SWSMX)|
|WICK UAX (SWWJK)|