01254 Area Code

The 01254 area code is assigned to the town of Blackburn, Lancashire, which is located in North West England.

The area code also covers a number of different towns and villages in the area around Blackburn.

These places include Accrington, Billington, Brinscall, Church, Clayton-le-Moors, Darwen, Great Harwood, Hoddlesden, Hurst Green, Langho, Oswaldtwistle, Ribchester, Rishton, Whalley, and Withnell.

The 01254 area code was first introduced in 1995 as part of a wider reorganisation of UK telephone numbers. At the time, the area code replaced the old code of 0254.

Calls from 01254 Numbers

If you receive a call from an 01254 number, it is more likely than not that the caller has a physical address in the Blackburn area. This could be a local business, an individual, or even a public institution.

But it’s important to note that companies can also buy virtual 01254 numbers that make it seem like they are based in Blackburn, even if they are in another part of the country or even another country.

This is a common tactic used by telemarketers who are looking to improve their chances of building trust with local residents.

Dialling Blackburn Phone Numbers from Overseas

To dial a phone number in Blackburn from overseas:

  • Dial the international access code for the country you are calling from (typically 00, 011, or +)
  • Dial the United Kingdom country code (44)
  • Dial the area code for Blackburn without the first zero (1254)
  • Dial the phone number of the person or business
  • Full example telephone number to dial: 00 44 1254 111111

Dialling Blackburn Phone Numbers from the UK

To dial a telephone number in Blackburn, Lancashire, from within the UK, use the area code 01254 plus the number. For example, 01254 111111.

If calling a local phone number in Blackburn from a landline that also has the area code 01254, the 01254 area code is not needed.

01254 is the area code for Blackburn, Lancashire, UK.

Dialling Blackburn, Lancashire Phone Numbers from Overseas

To dial a phone number in Blackburn, Lancashire from overseas:

  • Dial the international access code for the country you are calling from (typically 00, 011, or +)
  • Dial the country code for the United Kingdom (44)
  • Dial the area code for Blackburn, Lancashire without the first zero (1254)
  • Dial the phone number of the person/business
  • Full example telephone number to dial: 00 44 1254 111111

Dialling Blackburn, Lancashire Phone Numbers from the UK

To dial a telephone number in Blackburn, Lancashire from within the UK use the area code 01254 plus the number. For example 01254 111111.

If calling a local phone number in Blackburn, Lancashire from a landline that also has the area code 01254, the 01254 area code is not needed.

01254 Area Code - Blackburn Dialling Code
01254 Area Code – Blackburn Dialling Code

Current Time in Blackburn

If you are dialling Blackburn from outside the UK, it is important to keep in mind that there may be a time difference. The UK operates on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

You should be mindful of the time difference to ensure that you are not calling at inconvenient times, such as in the middle of the night. It is a good idea to check the current time in the UK before making your call, to ensure that you are calling at a time that is convenient for the person you are trying to reach.

By paying attention to the time difference, you can help make sure your call goes well and is polite.

The current time in Blackburn and the UK is . The date is .

Map of Blackburn

The map below shows the location of Blackburn, Lancashire.

Map showing location of Blackburn

Other Area Codes Used in Lancashire

In addition to the 01254 area code, there are many other area codes that are used in Lancashire. They include:

A complete list of telephone area codes for all regions of the UK can be found here.