01227 Area Code

Canterbury Telephone Numbers

The 01227 area code covers Canterbury and the surrounding area.

01227 numbers can also be based in the following locations near to Canterbury:

  • Chestfield (Kent)
  • Chislet
  • Herne Bay
  • Petham
  • Stelling Minnis
  • Whitstable

Please note that an 01227 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 01227 numbers.
This is often done to give the impression of having a local presence.


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Phone numbers beginning 01227 are geographic numbers.

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How to write an 01227 telephone number

The correct way to write number beginning 01227 is in the format 01227 xxxxxx

The local number (the part of the number after the dialling code) is 6 digits long


The cost of calling an 01227 number

When calling from a land line, calls to 01227 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 01227 area code:

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Map of the area covered by the 01227 dialling code

Map of the 01227 area code