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NUMBER PLATES OF THE

UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND (GB)

Photographed in the UK and Europe

CURRENTLY ISSUED NUMBER PLATES

Great Britain export series XC08 AYN.jpg (67 kB)
Export series since 2001. Rear plate. X = Export. XC = Month of expiry May or November.
08 = Registered 1.3.2008-31.8.2008.


FORMER ISSUES - STILL VALID
(and in many cases still issued as cherished marks etc.)

Great Britain former normal series remade as cherished number 5 N.jpg (42 kB)
Normal series 1953-64 remade as a cherished number in 2001 onwards style. Front plate.
N denoted Manchester, but for cherished numbers the district coding doesn't apply.

Great Britain former normal series remade as cherished number OO 5577.jpg (21 kB)
Normal series 1903-64 remade as a cherished number in 1973 onwards style.
Rear plate. Occasionally seen with euroband since 1997. OO denoted Essex,
but for cherished numbers the district coding doesn't apply.

Great Britain former normal series remade as cherished number 3889 JW.jpg (115 kB)
Normal series 1953-64 remade as a cherished number in 2001 onwards style with euroband.
Front plate. JW denoted Wolverhampton, but for cherished numbers the district coding
doesn't apply. In this case JW is the owner's initials.

Great Britain former normal series remade as cherished number 3889 JW.jpg (32 kB)
Normal series 1953-64 remade as a cherished number in 2001 onwards style with euroband.
Rear plate. JW denoted Wolverhampton, but for cherished numbers the district coding
doesn't apply. In this case JW is the owner's initials.

Great Britain former normal series front plate Y32 SCY.jpg (14 kB)
Normal series 1983-2001. Front plate. Y = 1.3.2001-31.8.2001. SCY = Isles of Scilly.

Great Britain former normal series rear plate H46 SCY.jpg (17 kB)
Normal series 1983-2001. Rear plate. H = 1.8.1990-31.7.1991. SCY = Isles of Scilly.

Great Britain former normal series rear plate Y46 SCY.jpg (22 kB)
Normal series 1983-2001. Rear plate. Y = 1.3.2001-31.8.2001. SCY = Isles of Scilly.

Great Britain former normal series front plate L120 SCY.jpg (17 kB)
Normal series 1983-2001. Front plate. L = 1.8.1993-31.7.1994. SCY = Isles of Scilly.

Great Britain former normal series rear plate M320 RKM.jpg (66 kB)
Normal series 1983-2001. Rear plate. The first M = 1.8.1994-31.7.1995. KM = Maidstone.
This was photographed in Sark, where tractors are unregistered.
This one has probably been imported from England and kept its original plate.

Great Britain Wales-band.jpg (15 kB)Great Britain former normal series rear plate P596 CTH.jpg (31 kB)
Normal series 1983-2001. Rear plate. P = 1.8.1996-31.7.1997. TH = Swansea.
With a Welsh band to the left.

Great Britain former normal series front plate N-729-BKO.jpg (21 kB)
Great Britain former normal series front plate close-up N-729-BKO.jpg (11 kB)
Normal series 1983-2001. Front plate. N = 1.8.1995-31.7.1996. KO = Maidstone. This plate is made in Isle of Man-style, even including the red band with GBM and Isle of Man across the top.

Great Britain former personalised series front plate J-555-VAL.jpg (29 kB)
Personalised series 1983-2001. Front plate.
J = 1.8.1991-31.7.1992 (but the vehicle may be newer). No area coding,
owners choose the registration among certain numbers with letters of their choice. This plate is made in Isle of Man-style, even including the red band with GBM and Isle of Man across the top.

Great Britain former personalised series front plate S4 CTV.jpg (41 kB)
Personalised series 1983-2001. Front plate. S = 1.8.1998-28.2.1999 (but the vehicle
may be newer). No area coding, owners choose the registration among certain numbers with letters of their choice. This is illeggally spaced to read S4C TV (Sianel 4 Cymru Television).

Great Britain former personalised series rear plate L15 RLT.jpg (32 kB)
Personalised series 1983-2001. Rear plate.
L = 1.8.1993-31.7.1994 (but the vehicle may be newer). No area coding,
owners choose the registration among certain numbers with letters of their choice. In this case LIS RLT is short for the name of the owner which is printed along the bottom of the plate.

Great Britain former personalised series rear plate B88 BBO.jpg (36 kB)
Personalised series 1983-2001. Rear plate.
B = 1.8.1984-31.7.1985 (but the vehicle may be newer). No area coding,
owners choose the registration among certain numbers with letters of their choice.
This was spotted in Cardiff and had selected BO which was one of the codes for Cardiff.

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