The registration number plate archive for UK vehicles
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
"Was my dads car and had to be given to the scrappy, was gutted as the car was really comfy and had a ..."
"This was my first proper motorcycle, after a moped (AP50) which was bought in 1978 second hand, from ..."
"My fathers car from about 1960, grey in colour. My father was an editor for magazines which BMC produ..."
"Originally Elm Green"
"Car sold via ebay to Ireland in 2010 and registered in Ireland as well, bought by me in 03/2011. B..."
"Still looking for this car, have lost contact with current owner, would like to get back in touch. Ti..."
"This was my company car when I worked as a lecturer at Computer Programming Colleges head office in H..."
"This was the first car I owned, a Standard 8 1953, which I bought when I was 17 in 1970 and living in..."
"I'm almost sure this was the registration of a Mini Cooper I owned sometime in the seventies"
"Estate - painted peppermint green. Owned it in the early 1970s - bought it from the Hertz used car lo..."
"Half timbered "estate" car. Painted grey. Owned it (2nd hand) in the mid 1960s. "
"It was 1983 (I think) and I was looking to replace my MGB GT NDA 879K with a classic convertible. My ..."
"My late Father purchased this car new from Pudney & Simms in Kenley, Surrey. Cost him about £750..."
"My Late Father purchased this vehicle in 1971 from Henley's in London to replace his Triumph Her..."
Vehicle Of The WeekMercedes Benz SL-Class Uploaded 5.55pm Sun Nov 16th 2014
This car has massive significance to me. It became an icon of my father in his best of days. He...
Comment Of The WeekTriumph Vitesse, Chris Willetts, West Midlands Posted at 11.15pm Sat November 15th 2014
"It was 1983 (I think) and I was looking to replace my MGB GT NDA 879K with a classic convertible. My Mom used to own a Triumph Herald 13/60 saloon OEA 959F so I set out..."
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 966 photo uploads, followed by Volkswagen with 453 uploads and Vauxhall with 295 uploads. Find your registration and upload yours.
Most Popular Car Models
The most popular models uploaded by RegArchive users are Ford Escorts with 238 photo uploads, followed by Volkswagen Golfs with 128 uploads and Ford Cortinas with 125 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 83% of the photos submitted by RegArchive users, followed by the motorcyle/moped/scooter with 7% of the photos and the van with 3% of the photos. Search out your number plate and upload yours.
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