Virtual phone numbers

Use it as a local contact number for customer, family or friends and answer calls on your mobile, landline or app -anywhere in the world!

What is a virtual phone number?

A pocket landline number is also known as a Call Forwarding number or a virtual landline number. It is a process where you can activate a FREE cloud-based landline telephone number and route it to your mobile phone, landline, or international number.

Number People offer a wide range of pocket landline numbers for the UK, so you can have a phone number for any UK area code – which is vital for any small business as customers prefer to call landline numbers which are local as it increases credibility.

Call whisper service

Use our call whisper service to help determine whether an incoming call originated from your Virtual Office Phone Number.

Call whisper plays you an announcement before connecting your call, so you always know how to answer the phone and if the call is from your My Business Number Virtual Office Phone Number.

To find out more about call whisper please visit our page all about it.

  • Answer more calls, you can take landline calls on your mobile when you’re out of the office
  • Go UNLIMITED from just £10 per month – covers all of your forwarded calls to standard UK landlines or standard UK mobiles
  • Can forward to any number within or outside the UK
  • Add VoIP/SIP users @ £1 per month – recieve calls free and make low cost outbound calls
  • VoIP/SIP users can call out displaying the new number as the outbound caller ID (CLI)
  • FREE Call Whisper – Activate Cal Whisperer and a message will be played to you (not the caller) before the call is connected, this allows you to recognise that the call is from your Number People number
  • Presenting a relevant local area number in your adverts are likely to get more calls
  • Choose to route your pocket landline number to one or several mobile number
  • Advertise a local area geographic number and get connected with your

Get a number for any UK area

Choose from around 1 million FREE virtual phone numbers for any UK town or city.

Get a national 0843 or local rate 033 or freephone 0800 number!

Answer calls anywhere

Forward calls on your existing number anywhere.

From 1.5p per minute

or answer calls on any mobile, PC or laptop device using any app.

Unlimited for just £1 per month

Supercharge your landline number from just £1 extra / month

Our bolt-on Pro features mean that you can
supercharge your number with:

  • Personalised voicemail
  • Customised Auto Attendant Menus
  • Call greetings
  • Call Recording
  • Customised Music on Hold
  • Plus much more…

Speedy set-up

With no hassle or fuss you can quickly activate a telephone number of your choice with no upfront payment

Low call rates

Divert to landlines for 1½ppm. Mobiles for just 7ppm. 0800 numbers cost an additional 7½ppm.

Pre pay

Top up as and when you need to, or opt for your balance to be topped up automatically – it’s up to you!

No contract

No contract ties, commitments or initial payment required

Mobile portal

Make instant changes, view balance, top up and add more numbers via our mobile portal

Free trial

No initial payment required – test your number for free before you need to top up