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Look local by using virtual phone numbers (sometimes referred to as local numbers or ghost numbers) in areas you don't have business premises. We have virtual numbers for 479 UK towns and cities.

Please click on one of the following links to choose and purchase your virtual numbers online:

Thank you for visiting The Virtual Number Company website! We are one of the UK's leading providers of virtual phone numbers, providing businesses and individuals with local numbers the length and breadth of the UK. We hope you find everything you need on our site, but if not then please give us a call on 0800 142 2499 and we'll see if we can help you. We're open 9am - 5.30pm weekdays, excluding Bank Holidays.

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We have a range of virtual numbers for 479 different area codes across the UK. These are numbers which can be pointed at any existing UK landline or mobile phone number, wherever it is, to give the appearance of being in a particular area. They are often referred to as virtual numbers, local numbers or ghost numbers.

These are incredibly useful for businesses that want to appear to be local to a specific area in order to provide a service there, but don't actually have business premises within that area. For example, they might just have one office in the UK, but want to target specific regions and appear to be local to that area. Or they're incredibly useful for businesses that want to advertise a landline number, but need to receive calls on their mobile phone and are worried that this will discourage potential customers. They're also great for monitoring the effectiveness of advertising, if you advertise appropriate numbers in different localities and see which areas are getting the most calls.

If you want to purchase a virtual local number, you will first need to decide whether you want to put it to your landline or to your mobile phone. We also offer a range of environmentally friendly virtual fax to email numbers.

Our most popular virtual numbers are London 020 numbers – click on the blue banner below if you would like to purchase a virtual London phone number. Click on the red banner if you are interested in international toll free numbers.

If you would prefer to have a national appeal rather than just a local appeal, then consider one of our non-geographical numbers instead – click here for our range of 0800 numbers, 0845 numbers and 0844 numbers.

Click here to see our London numbers

Click here to see our International Toll-Free numbers

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We supply 0800, 0844 and 0845 numbers to thousands of businesses across the UK as well as local virtual numbers for nearly 500 UK STD codes including London. We also provide numbers for the world's major cities.

We don't have any long term tie-ins - only 30 days notice is needed if you decide it's not for you.

You can order all of our numbers here online.

If you order an 0800, 0844 or 0845 or London number between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday we will connect you within minutes and ring you to test the number.

Some people feel nervous about ringing up with their questions about our telecoms numbers. Don't be shy! We're here to give friendly helpful advice - so please call us on the 0800 number at the top of the screen.

The first thing you'll need to think about is if you want your number pointed to a landline or mobile phone.

Please click on the buttons above for costs and information.

We also offer a green and environmentally friendly fax to email service which means that faxes are sent directly to your pc as emails.

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