01162 Area Code

Leicester Telephone Numbers

01162 is not an area code in its own right. The area code is in fact 0116, and the following 2 is part of the local number.

So 01162 should actually be written 0116 2, although it makes no difference when dialling the number. For more information on 0116 numbers, see the page for the 0116 area code

The 0116 area code covers Leicester and the surrounding area.

0116 numbers can also be based in the following locations near to Leicester:

  • Billesdon
  • Great Glen
  • Hungarton
  • Kibworth
  • Tilton
  • Tugby

Please note that an 0116 number does not necessarily come from one of these locations, although the majority do.
People or businesses based outside of this geographical location may still register 0116 numbers.
This is often done to give the impression of having a local presence.


Have you been called by a number beginning 0116?

To get more information on a full number beginning 0116, click here.


Phone numbers beginning 0116 are geographic numbers.

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The cost of calling an 0116 number

When calling from a land line, calls to 0116 numbers can cost up to 10p per minute, dependent on the time of day, and there is usually also a call set-up fee.
When calling from mobile phones, calls to these numbers cost between 10p and 40p per minute.

Most land line operators offer inclusive call packages which allow calls free at certain times of the day, or at all times, and most mobile companies include free any-time minutes in the monthly contract payment, or a bundle of minutes for a reduced cost in the form of a top-up credit.


Codes near to the 0116 area code:

View a list of the allocated number ranges for 0116 numbers


Map of the area covered by the 0116 dialling code

Map of the 0116 area code