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The Future Of UK Registrations

Registration plate formats in the UK have changed time and time again since their inception in 1903. As we are the UK’s number one spot for all things registrations, we thought that it would be best that we give you the latest information on what’s to come. New registrations are released bi-annually and you could…


Start 2020 Right With These Vehicle Must Haves

2020 is set to be a huge year for everyone, or at least that is the plan. As people far and wide embark on completing their New Years Resolutions, and smashing short and long term goals, it is important to remember that the smaller things in life can sometimes make your day that little bit…


DVLA Auctions – What You Need To Know

As you may have already found, we can help you with all things number plates. If you’re looking for cheap replacement number plates, show plates for your sons bedroom or private registrations, we have got you covered. We stock a huge amount of different number plate styles. Our 50,000,000+ selection of personalised number plates is…


London’s £25M Scrappage Scheme

The ULEZ zone that stretches itself across the width of London has created a small benefit for some people living in the capital’s boroughs. The Ultra Low Emissions Zone has cause nothing but trouble for thousands of residents and commuters of the city. But there is one small win for some. The government has allocated…


Coming soon to Number1Plates!

Personalised Registrations As always, we have been working on improving our product range and variety of plates. We strive to be able to offer you everything that you need in your search for finding the perfect set of number plates for your car, van or bike. For a while now, we have been looking to…


£243,000 for North Yorkshire Police Number Plate!

As number plate sales go, this is a huge one. We have written about the UK’s most expensive number plates before, in particular Afzal Kahn not willing to sell his ‘F 1’ registration for anything less than £12,000,000. This sale though, is slightly different. It has been sold, by North Yorkshire Police. When number plates…


’69’ Number Plates Released!

It’s no secret now that every 6 months, in the months of March and September, the age identifier of newly manufactured vehicle is updated to the next in line. The September the ’69’ number plates are released and you could get your hand on the latest date regs if you shop online now or purchase…


How Should I Remove And Fit New Number Plates?

To ensure that you keep your car in the best condition, there are a few tips that you can use when removing number plates and fitting new ones to your vehicle. Your registration plates can be the finishing touch to your pride and joy and they need to be manufactured, delivered and fit in a…


Who Are The Worst Drivers In The UK?

It’s a topic of hot debate, and has probably been so since the very first drivers took to the roads. Everyone believes that they are up there with the very best drivers on the roads and are quick to pick out the mistakes of other drives. But, who really are the worst drivers in the UK?…


Green Number Plates for Low Emission Vehicles

Late in 2018, the DVLA released information that they and other relevant authorities in the UK government are taking proceedings and beginning consultations about the implementation of green number plates for vehicles registered in the UK that are running on ultra-low emissions. This comes as part of the vast change currently underway to remove the…