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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…


What Are 4D Number Plates?

What makes 4D number plates different? 4D number plates are the latest style of number plates, with characters made from 3mm black acrylic. As part of the 3D number plate family they are road legal and MOT passable, meaning you can design your bespoke reg plates on our number plate maker and have them on…


Are My Number Plates Legal?

Since the publishing of this article, many thorough examinations of the number plate industry have taken place. This has uncovered even more frightening statistics about how car crime related to the cloning and misuse of vehicle registration plates continues to rise. Some of our competitors have been uncovered to supporting this kind of activity by…