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Changes to driving in the EU after Brexit – What you need to know

What will change? The seemingly never ending saga of Britain leaving the EU rolls on as we go about our day to day business waiting for the final decision to be announced. Until that day comes, we need to prepare ourselves in the right ways to be able to take the hit of any disruption…


Naughty Number Plates

You can’t have these naughty number plates on your car! Did you know that every year the DVLA (Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority) has to ban certain number plates that can be seen to be offensive or unsuitable. It has to do this before every half yearly registration change checking for any registrations which can be read to have foul/offensive…


Are My Number Plates Legal?

Unfortunately, crime is something that we are unable to stop, and we never will. Theft and the illegal selling of number plates is said to be ever increasing, due to manufacturers not following the correct proceedings when supplying number plates to their customers. This allows criminals to buy number plates for registrations that they are…


Cars of 2019

In 2019 we will move ever closer to the electro-filled car industry, but that hasn’t stopped the big brands throwing their usual updated models in to the market as they always have done. Here is Number 1 Plates best cars of 2019. Range Rover Evoque Already on sale, this update on a previous model isn’t…


Changes to our Plate Builder!

Unfortunately, we have had to remove the ability to add a slogan to your bespoke plates in the way that we original would have liked to. That being said, we have come up with a great alternative. Our latest addition to the plate builder, ‘lipped plates’, gives you the space below your reflective number plates…


Christmas Holiday Opening Hours

Merry Christmas all! We have been working hard to ensure every single order has been dealt with in time for Christmas this year. Considering we had a small malfunction with the site earlier this week, we have completed all orders as per the usual service and continue to do so. This year we will be…


Christmas Gifts ’18

As Black Friday descends we couldn’t say no to chopping our prices for you guys. Offering 20% off of our entire website, including fitting kits and accessories. When this day comes around we know it really means one thing, Christmas is scarily close and we wonder where the year has gone and what we can…


Cars for 2018

Back at the start of this year, we wrote a blog on the cars than you can expect to see on the roads in 2018. Many have fulfilled their promise and are cruising around our streets as we type. But, some haven’t, and this updated list will show you some new additions to the Cars…


Illegal Number Plate Suppliers

Yesterday the BBC released a report on an illegal number plate suppliers stating that, ‘DVLA registered companies are selling vehicle licence plates to drivers without carrying out proper checks, a BBC investigation has found’. This comes as no real surprise to us as we frequently encounter customers that have had a very different buying experience…


Paris Motor Show 2018 Preview

The countdown is on and we are 5 weeks away from one of Europe’s top motor shows, that takes place in perhaps its most glamorous city. As usual, the household brands showcasing their efforts to visitors, some we’ve heard a lot of noise about, and some not so much. The Paris Motor Show, (perhaps due…