Map of the 01952 Telford STD dialling Area Code
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The Telford 01952 Area Code (Telford Dialling Code)

The 01952 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Telford area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01952 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Telford area code is (01952) [x][x][x][x][x][x].

Where is the 01952 Area Code?

The Telford 01952 dialling code intersects the counties of Shropshire and Staffordshire in the West Midlands Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01952 Telford dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01952 Telford 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 01952 dialling code.

Phoning the 01952 Dialling Code from Outside of the UK

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 (1952).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441952
Europe00441952
Australia0011441952

Origins of the 01952 Telford Area Code

Before the 16th April 1995 known as PhONEday which changed telephone area codes by inserting a 1 at the beginning. The area code was 0952.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01952 area was WL2. The first two characters are taken from the letters W and L in WeLlington. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 9, 5 and 2.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the Telford area code
An old rotary dial for the Telford area code.
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Map of the 01952 Telford dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01952 Telford phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01952 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the Telford area code
Map of the Telford area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Telford 01952 dialling Code

Broseley
Cressage
Edgmond
High Ercall
Hinstock
Lilleshall
Much Wenlock
Newport (Telford and Wrekin)
Sheriffhales
Shifnal
Telford
Tibberton (Telford and Wrekin)

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Telford 01952 dialling Code

CUCKOO OAK ATE (WNCKO)
DAWLEY ATE (WNDAW)
OAKENGATES ATE (WNOAK)
SHIFNAL ATE (WNSHI)
STIRCHLEY ATE (WNSTI)
TELFORD ATE (WNWEL)
BROSELEY ATE (WNBRS)
CHILDS ERCALL UAX/1 (WNCE)
CRESSAGE UAX (WNCRE)
GREAT BOLAS UXD5 (WNGB)
GREAT CHATWELL UAX (WNGCW)
HIGH ERCALL NEW ATE (WNHER)
HOLLINSWOOD TELEPHONE EXCHANGE (WNHLN)
IRONBRIDGE ATE (WNIB)
MUCH WENLOCK ATE (WNMUC)
NEWPORT ATE SHROPSHIRE (WNNP)
RYTON UXD5 (WNRYT)
SAMBROOK UAX (WNSAM)
WESTON UNDER LIZARD UXD5 (WNWUL)