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What Is Best Way to Find the Value of My Car

What Is Best Way to Find the Value of My Car Buy a car, drive a car, and then . . . what next? If you’re starting to feel the need for a new car whether it’s a bigger car or just a newer one, you have a decision to make. What do you do…


Automatic Number Plate Recognition – What is it?

The reason that companies like Number 1 Plates has strict regulations in place in regard to the types of registration plates that we can produce is partly down to the use of this tool. Automatic Number Plates Recognition, also known as ANPR, is a Police enforcement software that uses optical character recognition to read a…


Infamous Cars and Registration Plates

Some movies are best known for their lead character, others for the climactic endings and some are remembered for the iconic cars that often sport matching personalised registration plates. Even those that do not consider themselves huge movie fans will often recognise a beastly four-wheeler from films spanning the last 50 years, no matter how…


Will cars be cheaper after lockdown?

It has been a difficult time for us all for the past couple of months. Since lockdown commenced back in March, many businesses have suffered as a result. Hundreds of thousands of people furloughed, companies have struggled to keep revenues up in order to cover their running costs. How has the industry been affected? It…


What Should Car Owners Do During Lockdown?

This is a completely new and frustrating way of living, that has taken the world by surprise. In the UK over 27% of the entire working population has been furloughed, and have an uncertain future ahead of them.  It is important to take advantage of all of the positive financial advice that may have a…


COVID-19 Update

  Hello from everyone at Number1Plates   We would like to give everyone an update on the goings on at Number 1 Plates as we all try to navigate this difficult period in time. We are happy to say that we are still open and functioning as normal, meaning you can still get your orders…


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…