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Get 161 Area Code Numbers For Local Presence in Manchester

A 161 area code number on Calilio is a strategic tool for your Manchester business. It enhances credibility and connections in England’s diverse business landscape, spanning tech startups to manufacturing sectors.

Search Virtual Numbers with 161 Area Code

Explore our extensive selection of virtual numbers featuring the 161 area code. It is tailored to meet the diverse needs of businesses looking to establish a foothold in Manchester.

What Area Code is 161? Area Code 161 Location

The 161 area code is synonymous with Manchester, the UK’s key economic and cultural hub. Flaunting an area code 161 allows businesses to position themselves as integral parts of Manchester, directly tapping into its bustling market and diverse community.

This area code covers major cities and suburbs in Greater Manchester. The key cities under area code 161 include Bolton, Bury, Rochdale, Salford, Tameside, Wigan, Stockport, Trafford, Oldham, Altrincham and Manchester.

History of 161 Area Code

Introduced in 1995, the 161 area code signifies Manchester’s telecommunications evolution. Over the years, it has witnessed significant technological advancements, reflecting the city’s dynamic nature. Initially serving Manchester alone, it gradually expanded to cover neighboring areas to meet the rising demand for phone services.


Today, the 161 area code is a testament to Manchester’s vibrant history and ongoing journey as a bustling urban center.

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Which Time Zone Does 161 Area Code Fall Under?

The 161 area code operates within the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) zone, serving Manchester and its surrounding areas. This standard time aligns with the UK’s official timekeeping. It transitions to British Summer Time (BST) during daylight saving months, from late March to late October. This adjustment ensures businesses and individuals remain synchronized with the broader UK schedule. It facilitates seamless communication and operations across the country and internationally.

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Benefits of a 161 Area Code for Businesses

Securing a UK phone number with a 161 area code signals your business presence in Manchester. It aligns you closely with the city’s commercial ecosystem and community.

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How to Get a Virtual Phone Number with Area Code 161?

Calilio simplifies acquiring a virtual phone number with area code 161, connecting your business to Manchester with just a few clicks.

step one

Sign Up

Sign up on Calilio. Input your business details and verify your information to get started.

step two

Choose a VoIP Plan

Explore Calilio’s diverse VoIP plans to find the perfect fit for your business needs. Select a plan that aligns with your communication strategy.

step three

Pick a Number

Access "Settings," select "My Numbers," and click "Purchase Number" to choose a fitting 161 number for your business identity.

step four

Proceed Payment

Review your selection and proceed to payment. Calilio’s secure payment gateway ensures your transaction is smooth and safe.

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Customize Settings

After successful checkout, your 161 area code activates instantly. Customize settings to match your business operations.

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Switch to Calilio retaining your existing 161 area code number. Maintain your local presence while upgrading to advanced VoIP communication features.

Set up a Unified Communication Platform with a 161 Area Code Number

With a 161 area code number on Calilio, businesses can integrate all communication channels into one platform. It simplifies processes and improves team collaboration in Manchester.

Monthly pricing Annual pricing (save 20%)


Per user/per month

Basic plan

Billed annually
Ideal for solopreneurs, startups and small businesses venturing into affordable VoIP service.
  • User Limit: 10
  • Free 1 Local or Toll-free Number
    US, Canada or UK
  • Call Box Features
  • Call Recordings and Storage
  • Basic Realtime Dashboard


Per user/per month

Business plan

Billed annually
Leverage growing businesses and call centers with cost-effective VoIP solutions.
  • All Basic Plan Features
  • Unlimited Users
  • Advance Reporting
    Coming Soon
  • Live Call Monitoring
  • Detailed Realtime Dashboard


Enterprise plan

Billed annually
Comprehensive VoIP plan for unmatched communication solutions for large businesses and enterprises.
  • All Business Plan Features
  • Queue Call Back
    Coming Soon
  • All Call Strategy Features
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • Phone and WhatsApp Support

Features of Virtual 161 Area Code Numbers

Experience tailored communication solutions with Calilio’s virtual 161 area code numbers. Enjoy advanced VoIP features designed for Manchester businesses.

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Call Masking

Maintain professionalism and security with call masking features, safeguarding privacy for your business and customers.
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Call Sentiment Analysis

Leverage AI to analyze and understand the sentiments of every caller. It allows for improved customer service and tailored responses.
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Number Sharing

Facilitate team collaboration by streamlining customer communication by sharing a single 161 area code number across multiple employees.
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Bulk SMS Campaigns

Efficiently reach your Manchester audience with bulk SMS campaigns. Send timely updates or promotions to a vast audience at once from your Manchester area code number.
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Live Call Monitoring

Monitor calls in real-time to ensure quality and provide immediate feedback or assistance. It enhances the overall customer experience.
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Tags in Callbox

Organize and categorize calls with custom tags in your callbox. Make it easier to track and follow up on important customer interactions.

161 Phone Number With Calilio

Enhance your Manchester business with Calilio's 161 phone numbers. Enjoy unmatched reliability, customizable plans, advanced technology, and seamless VoIP communication solutions tailored to your needs.

Customized Communication Solutions

We provide tailored communication strategies for your 161 phone number. They align seamlessly with your business objectives and customer engagement plans.

Customized Communication Solutions

Exceptional Customer Support

Access 24/7 customer support for swift issue resolution with your Manchester area code number, ensuring uninterrupted business operations.

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Robust Security Measures

We prioritize communication security, employing advanced measures to safeguard your data and customers' privacy on our virtual Manchester number.

Robust Security Measures

Comprehensive Analytics

Gain valuable insights into your communications with detailed analytics. It allows for data-driven decisions that propel your business forward.

Comprehensive Analytics

Cost-Effective Pricing

Enjoy competitive pricing without compromising on quality or functionality. We ensure you get the best value for your Manchester business.

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Unlock Manchester’s Potential

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