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  • DVLA Information


    The DVLA (Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency) has maintained the central record of vehicles registered in England, Scotland and Wales since 1974. The DVLA register...
    DVLA Information
  • Number Plates


    Number plates are our business and we have been in business a long time - more than 25 years actually. The main aim of our website...
    Number Plates
  • Downloadable DVLA Forms


    Are you looking for the DVLA form to apply to either transfer a vehicle registration to another vehicle or to retain a registration mark on a certificate?...
    Downloadable DVLA Forms
  • DVLC


    The DVLC in Swansea is how technically the name of the actual enormous concrete edifice which houses the DVLA. DVLC stands for Driver and Vehicle...
    DVLC
  • Private Registrations


    The term Private Registrations has been coined by many people to replace the original "cherished number plates" or "cherished registrations". Initially, the idea of "cherished"...
    Private Registrations
  • Cherished Number Plates


    Cherished was the first term ascribed to number plates when such marks were regarded a having sentimental value. For example, perhaps the plate had been...
    Cherished Number Plates
  • Private Number Plates


    The idea underlining Private Number Plates is that human beings like choice. While some people are perfectly happy to accept an "ordinary" registration mark, others want to add that touch of individuality to their vehicle...
    Private Number Plates
  • Private Reg


    Where did the idea of a Private Reg or registration mark come from? If you look up "private" in the dictionary, you find definitions like: confidential, secret...
    Private Reg
  • Nationla Numbers Quality Award - BSI


    BSI stands for British Standard Institute. Most people are probably familiar with the so-called "kitemark" awarded for achieving a formal standard of quality...
    Nationla Numbers Quality Award - BSI
  • The Regulatory Bodies of the Numberplate Industry - CNDA


    The CNDA (Cherished Numbers Dealers Association) was formed in 1971. The main aim was to outline standards of trading for its members in order to give some assurances to prospective buyers of Private Registration...
    The Regulatory Bodies of the Numberplate Industry - CNDA
  • Nationla Numbers


    Nationla Numbers Ltd. began more than a quarter of a century ago by accident - a motor accident to be exact. Sue, one of the present directors, ran into the back of a Ford Granada in her ancient Mini...
    Nationla Numbers
  • Irish Number Plates


    The term "Irish Number Plates" is a bit misleading. To be absolutely accurate, the type of registration marks which can take part in the cherished transfer scheme are from Northern Ireland...
    Irish Number Plates
  • Cheap Number Plates


    Not everyone is able (or willing) to spend thousands so this is where the idea of cheap number plates comes into its own...
    Cheap Number Plates
  • Number Plates For Investment


    The original "cherished" registration marks (those without a year letter at all) have increased in value over the years - some to an incredible extent...
    Number Plates For Investment
  • Number Plate Formats Explained


    Prefix registrations are those which follow the format of a single year identifying letter, then a number which can be 1, 2 or 3 digits in length...
    Number Plate Formats Explained
  • Number Plate Jargon Explained


    Donor = Vehicle "giving" the registration mark. Recipient = Vehicle "recieving" the mark. V317 = transfer form issued by DVLA. V778/1 = Application to place a mark on retention retention certificate...
    Number Plate Jargon Explained
  • Cherished Numbers


    Where did the idea of the term "Cherished Numbers" come from? If you look in the dictionary, "cherish" is defined as "to treasure" or "to care for"...
    Cherished Numbers
  • Personalised Number Plates


    I'm sure you have seen adverts for "personalising" everything from mygs to suitcase straps so you should not be surprised that personalised number plates also exist...
    Personalised Number Plates
  • Dateless Number Plates


    You've all heard of dateless fashions where the style can't be attributed to any particular year, well Dateless Number Plates are similar. Because there is no year letter attached...
    Dateless Number Plates
  • Number Plate


    I wonder if you used to play that game where you made a note of every Number Plate that passed your gate? When I was playing, little did I think that many, many years later I would be engaged in the buying and selling of registration marks...
    Number Plate
  • Registration Numbers


    In 1903, the Motor Car Act came into force which required all motor vehicles used on the public road to be registered with Registration Numbers...
    Registration Numbers
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