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Using a local East Midlands area code phone number can be advantageous for businesses because it can help them establish a local presence and increase trust with customers who prefer to do business with local companies. Additionally, customers are more likely to answer calls from a East Midlands number as they are more familiar with the area code.
Customers tend to be more familiar with the local area code and may assume that the business is located in East Midlands. This can create a sense of trust and familiarity as customers may feel more comfortable doing business with a company that is geographically close to them.
In addition, local phone numbers may be seen as more legitimate and trustworthy than toll-free or non-geographic phone numbers, which are often associated with telemarketing and scams. Customers may be more likely to answer calls from East Midlands numbers because they are less likely to be spam or unwanted calls.
Businesses can use virtual phone numbers to appear more local by obtaining a virtual number with a East Midlands area code. Virtual phone numbers are essentially phone numbers that are not tied to a specific physical phone line, but instead, they can be routed to any phone number or device the business chooses.
Chalkboard is a fully app-based service that gives you local business phone numbers (any area code, including East Midlands numbers) that route straight to your mobile phone. It helps you to keep work separate, keep personal numbers private, and share calls and texts with your team.
Area code 01246 covers postcodes S40 - S45 and S49
Area code 01864 covers postcode ML12
Area code 01507 covers postcodes LN11, LN13 & PE23
Area code 01205 covers postcodes PE20 - PE22
Area code 01778 covers postcode PE10
Area code 01298 covers postcode SK17
Area code 01832 covers postcode IP13
Area code 01530 covers postcode LE67
Area code 01327 covers postcode NN11
Area code 01332 covers postcodes DE1, DE3, & DE9 as well as DE21 - DE24, DE65 & DE72 - DE74
Area code 01427 covers postcode DN21
Area code 01457 covers postcode SK13
Area code 01476 covers postcode NG31 - NG33
Area code 01433 covers postcode S32
Area code 01455 covers postcode LE10
Area code 01406 covers postcode PE12
Area code 01536 covers postcodes NN14 - NN16
Area code 0116 covers postcodes LE1 - LE9, LE19, LE21, LE41, LE55, LE87, LE94 & LE95
Area code 01522 covers postcodes LN1 - LN6
Area code 01509 covers postcodes LE11 & LE12
Area code 01623 covers postcodes NG18 - NG21 & NG70
Area code 01858 covers postcode LE16
Area code 01673 covers postcodes LN7 & LN8
Area code 01629 covers postcode areas L1 - L38 & L67 - L75
Area code 01664 covers postcodes LE13 & LE14
Area code 01663 covers postcode SK22
Area code 01636 covers postcodes NG22 - NG24
Area code 01604 covers postcodes NN1 - NN7
Area code 0115 covers postcodes NG1 - NG17, NG80 & NG90
Area code 01572 covers postcode area LE15
Area code 01777 covers postcode DN22
Area code 01724 covers postcode areas DN15 - DN17
Area code 01754 covers postcodes PE24 & PE25
Area code 01529 covers postcode NG34
Area code 01775 covers postcodes PE11 & PE12
Area code 01790 covers postcode PE23
Area code 01780 covers postcode PE9
Area code 01933 covers postcode NN8, NN9 & NN29
Area code 01949 covers postcode NG13
Area code 01909 covers postcodes S80 & S81
Just install the app, choose your new phone numbers and start calling & messaging with the whole team straight away.
Choose the virtual East Midlands phone number that you like and secure it instantly. There's no setup fees.
It's available on the Apple App Store® (for iPhone®), or on Google Play (for Android phones such as Samsung).
With a few more taps, you can invite the rest of your team. When a call comes in, anyone in the team can pick up. It also allows anyone in the team to make calls from the number and send/reply to SMS.
East Midlands is a UK region with a population of 4,811,065. Here's what else you need to know if you're thinking of getting a East Midlands telephone number.
Famous landmarks in the East Midlands include the Peak District National Park, Warwick Castle, Calke Abbey, The National Space Centre an d Leicester Cathedral. The area is also known historically for its food, examples of which include Red Leicester, the Lincolnshire sausage, the Melton Mowbray pork pie, Stilton, the Bakewell pudding, and the Bramley apple.
There are 40 area codes available within East Midlands. Chalkboard allows you to buy a local East Midlands area code, and use our simple app to make calls, send messages, and share the number with the rest of your team.
The area codes in East Midlands are 01246, 01864, 01507, 01205, 01778, 01298, 01832, 01530, 01327, 01332, 01427, 01457, 01476, 01433, 01455, 01406, 01536, 0116, 01522, 01509, 01623, 01858, 01673, 01629, 01664, 01663, 01636, 01604, 0115, 01572, 01777, 01724, 01754, 01529, 01775, 01790, 01780, 01933, 01949 & 01909. Scroll down this page and you'll find links to find out more about each area code.
Using a East Midlands phone number can help businesses establish trust and credibility with their local customer base and increase the likelihood of customers answering their calls.
With Chalkboard, you can have multiple numbers (all with different area codes), route calls and text messages straight through to your phone. You don't have to be located in the East Midlands area.
It used to be complicated and expensive getting virtual phone numbers. Now, it's as easy as installing an app and choosing a number that suits you. Chalkboard is affordable too, and pricing is simple & predictable.
Chalkboard gives you all the business calling and messaging features you need, without a phone system.
Text and call as a team with shared or private numbers. Flexible and simple.
No contracts, no phone system, no SIM cards, and no configuration. Just install the app and go!
Including missed call auto-reply, working hours, templates, and much more...
You can search and buy your new phone number now, with instant activation and free setup.
It's the easy way for your team to text and call together without the hassle and complexity of a phone system!
Yes, that's a major benefit of using virtual local phone numbers. You'll be able to use your EM number from anywhere in the country (and even whilst you're out of the country!).
We can provide virtual numbers for almost anywhere in the country. So you can choose a local virtual number in every area that you serve if you need.
Yes, once you've chosen your first number and logged into
the app, you can then add new virtual East Midlands numbers with just a few
taps, with instant setup.
Your virtual number will be fully enabled for phone calls, and also text messaging. It's fully business ready. If you have a team, you can even share the number with others on your team.
You simply need to install our mobile app, and then you'll be able to receive calls, make calls, and send/reply to text messages too.