RegArchive is an online archive for UK car registration plates from 1932 to 1963 (ABC 123) through to 1963 to 1982 (ABC 123 D) and finally from 1982 to 2001 (A 123 BCD).
Memories Of Your Car
Cars and other vehicles can bring back such wonderful memories for people - especially a car that they owned many years ago. If you have a photo of your old car please consider uploading it so we can publish it for posterity. Add any relevant comments as well - perhaps some memories about what the car means to you, where you went in it, where you drove it and even how old you were.
Latest Vehicle and Number Plate Comments
"I'm looking for any info on this Mercedes, my dad's old car. We grew up around Leicester an..."
"This Vehicle Was First Owned By L And F Wild Bradford And I Rode For Many Miles In It As A Young Boy...."
"This vehicle has been exported to the Caribbean. The colour is still Green. It has under gone some ch..."
"I would love to buy this car back, i owned between 94-95, I know it was crashed, I seen it, but if n..."
"R Type Bentley has been in Australia since at least 1980. Up till yesterday it lived at Byron Bay, NS..."
"My dad's old motorbike. I'd love to see any photos of it you've got any. It was cream ..."
"Vauxhall Omega facelift model."
"I owned this car in late 1960's . It was dark blue/green/grey."
"I owned this car from 1988 - 1990. Initially it was garaged in Hendon , then kept on the street in Fu..."
"Bought in 1964 from Dan's (Dan Bradbury) and taken to Sheffield. Given to me as a 16th Birthday ..."
"Owned this bench-seated, column-shift automatic beauty from 1982 to 1984 in Colchester, Essex. Bought..."
"XR2 mk2 in red. My brother in law bought this for £595 from a garage in Royton in 1998. He had to re..."
"My first new(ish) sensible car, I got this around 2001 for around £4000. When it was a month short o..."
"My first foray into the classic car world. I got this for £1400 and loved it. I returned it to facto..."
"This was one of a batch of Metros sold by Lookers of Chester. It was a red 3-door with a 4 speed gear..."
Vehicle Of The WeekAustin A40 Uploaded 10.42am Mon Oct 16th 2017
I think this was the one owned by my great aunt Tilly, probably around 1957 at a guess. Is she still...
Comment Of The WeekBedford A series, Modelman, Yorkshire Posted at 10.26pm Wed October 11th 2017
"This Vehicle Was First Owned By L And F Wild Bradford And I Rode For Many Miles In It As A Young Boy. It Was Used For Delivering Shoddy In Bulk Within A 40 Mile Radius..."
Sometimes a vehicle catches our eye. When it does, we'll add it to our Hall Of Fame.
Hand Drawn Cars!
Every Monday we choose a Car Of The Week from all of the uploaded photos and display it above on the front page. We also arrange for it to be hand drawn in a rather nice line art style. You can have a look at the most recent ones.
So to be in with a chance of getting your car hand drawn, upload any photos you have of your old cars, and we'll email you this coming Monday if you are successful!
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Most Popular Car Manufacturers
The most popular car manufacturer to be uploaded by RegArchive users is Ford with 1420 photo uploads, followed by Volkswagen with 649 uploads and Vauxhall with 420 uploads. Find your registration and upload yours.
Most Popular Car Models
The most popular models uploaded by RegArchive users are Ford Escorts with 370 photo uploads, followed by Volkswagen Golfs with 199 uploads and Volkswagen Beetles with 155 uploads. Search for your registration and upload a photo.
What Types Of Vehicles Are Being Uploaded?
The most popular type of vehicle to be uploaded (expectedly) is the car with around 84% of the photos submitted by RegArchive users, followed by the motorcyle/moped/scooter with 6% of the photos and the van with 2% of the photos. Search out your number plate and upload yours.
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