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
"Sadly now out of service after a fight with a silver Vauxhall Corsa as of August 2016.. Gave me a..."
"I owned this car in 1982 for about 18 months, based in Aberdeen. It had a memorable holiday trip from..."
"Bought used by The national Trust in 1969 for estate work"
"Owned by The national Trust in 1963"
"Some sort of Combi van bought by The National Trust from Hutchinson Bros in Nottingham, 1961 (first r..."
"Registered to The National Trust at least 1961-1963"
"First Registered 9th December 1938. Colour later changed to blue/grey. "
"My dad was towing a newly purchased Lagonda KW9060 home."
"This was a blue Vauxhall Chevette. I recall my father buying it and challenging us to find the petrol..."
"There were only 4 of the 500's brought into the UK apparently as Honda soon realised the engine ..."
"I used to own this vehicle in the early 1990's, Ford Capri 2.8 Injection, very rare imperial red..."
" Registration owned by Lord Westbury Nernewtes"
"My dads old Popular, used to hare around Canterbury (slow hare!) in the 50s. Great car, seemed so big..."
"Black. Browny-gold velour interior. 1.9ltr 5-cylinder normally aspirated automatic fwd. 185/60 r14. ..."
"This reg was my first ever car, purchased by me in Thornton Heath South London when I was 17 in 1983...."
Vehicle Of The WeekFord Cortina Uploaded 7.49am Thu Mar 23rd 2017
Comment Of The WeekVauxhall Cavalier, Highlander, Dorset Posted at 3.26pm Sun March 26th 2017
"I owned this car in 1982 for about 18 months, based in Aberdeen. It had a memorable holiday trip from Aberdeen across the continent to Interlaken in Switzerland and back..."
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 1405 photo uploads, followed by Volkswagen with 639 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 366 photo uploads, followed by Volkswagen Golfs with 194 uploads and Volkswagen Beetles with 154 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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