Cheap Car Number Plates

The cheapest English GB Number Plates on the market. Bargain Plates and Cheap Number Plates from only £25.00 plus vat, yes £25 plus vat and the DVLA  Swansea cherished transfer fee of £80. Some examples of these cheap car number plates are UGW 529R and VEF 341M.

We also have loads of £50.00 plus vat bargain number plates, a few examples are HVG 815L,
JVG 867M, LCL 841A and NMA 975T.

There are too many to list so to see the full range of our cheap bargain number plates visit

If you cannot find something that is suitable for you please call us on 0116 235 0116 and let us help you with your search. We buy and sell DVLA Swansea second hand numbers and have been dealing in cherished number plates since the 1970’s and have been a working business since 1984 so well over 30 years.

Let our team of experienced sales staff help you.Call now on 0116 235 0116.

Number Plates – Easter Fun Number Plates


Once again Easter will be upon us. This year it is quite late as Good Friday falls on April 14th with Easter Sunday the 16th April. As well as being very religious Easter is also a time when we traditionally send and receive Easter Eggs. It is also a time when you usually see the flowering of daffodils and is also associated with spring lambs and easter bunnies.

Once again we at Motor Marks have devised a list of fun Easter related cherished number plates. This year instead of giving chocolate why not give a cherished number plate. Prices start from as little as £25 so they don’t have to be expensive.

If you would like to speak to one of experienced sales staff please call us now on 0116 235 0116 or alternatively you can browse through our huge database of private and personalised cherished car number plates.








All of the above cherished and personalised car number plates are genuine issued registration numbers and are all available to buy from Motor Marks.

For full prices please see our database or alternatively call 0116 235 0116 and speak to one of our sales staff.

easter egg

Number Plate News – New Vehicle Tax Rates 1st April 2017

Well there is now less than a month to go until the new system of calculating vehicle tax rates comes into force.
Although most people associate April 1st as being April Fools Day, this is the date that the DVLA introduces the new vehicle tax rates.

This change will not affect everyone as it only applies to brand new cars and some motorhomes that are registered with DVLA on or after 1st April 2017

The rates explained

Vehicle tax for the first year is based on CO2 emissions. After the first year the amount of vehicle tax that needs to be paid depends on the type of vehicle.

£140 a year for petrol or diesel vehicles

£130 a year for alternative fuel vehicles (hybrids, LPG and bioethanol)

£0 a year for vehicles with Zero CO2 emissions

If a vehicle has a list price of more than £40,000 the rate of vehicle tax is based on the CO2’s for the first year.

After the first year the rate depends on the type of vehicle (petrol, diesel, alternative fuel or zero emissions) and an additional rate of £310 a year for the next 5 years.

After those 5 years the vehicle will then be taxed at one of the standard rates of £140, £130, or £0 depending on the vehicle type.


Number Plate News – Using your phone whilst Driving – New Law from 1/3/2017

Today marks the first day of March and it also brings in a new law regarding using your mobile phone.
As from today if you are caught using it whilst behind the wheel you will be fined £200 and given 6 penalty points.
If you are a new driver and have had your licence less than 2 years you could also face an immediate ban.

Previously the fixed penalty fine was £30 but in 2007 the fine was raised to £60. It was raised again to £100 in 2013 and this new legislation see’s the fine increased to £200.

The number of penalty points that you received used to be 3 but this new government legislation has increased it to 6 and as new drivers are only given 6 points for the first 2 years, if they are caught using their mobile phones now behind the wheel they will lose their licence as it will be an instant ban.
Previously in some police force areas, motorists could avoid the points by taking a remedial driving course.

The reason behind this new law is because of the numerous fatalities and incidents caused whilst drivers are distracted while using their mobile phones/devices.

The Department of Transport figures show that there were 492 accidents in Britain in 2014 where a driver was distracted or impaired whilst using their mobile phones. In the past 10 years more than 200 people have been killed by drivers distracted by their phones/devices and the mobile phone was a contributory factor in 43 fatal accidents in 2014 alone.

So when you get in your car, as from today programme the Sat Nav put the phone away, remember the call or text can wait and be done when you have stopped driving and have parked up safely.

Stay safe and keep others safe when you are on the road. Is that call or text really worth it?


Number Plates – Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift

Valentine’s Day is once again upon us and what better way to show that special person in your life that you love them, than with a cherished car number plate. Forget the chocolates and the flowers and wine, these gifts don’t last, but getting them their very own personalised number plate will not only last but will also be a wise investment.

We have some saucy number plates up for sale or if these may be too risque’ then why not opt for their initials or just a nice cheap bargain number plate.

Our plates start from as little as £25 plus vat and ct fee. So why not take a look at our extensive database and treat your loved one to a gift that will last forever just like your love!

We have compiled a few saucy private number plates below just for fun and don’t forget all of these cherished number plates are for sale and are genuine issued car number plates.

Happy valentines Day from Motor Marks X

To view our extensive database please click here or alternatively call 0116 235 0116 and speak to one of our experienced Sales Staff.

Classic Cars – What £20 million looks like. Buy a cherished number plate

RM Sotheby’s first classic car sale of the year will take place in Paris on February 8th 2017 and below is a list of the beautiful vehicles that are being offered for sale.

The most expensive motor in the sale is expected to achieve in the region of £4.7 million and the whole 10 cars collectively are woth over £19.8 million. Cheap at half the price!

1973 Ferrari 365 GTB Daytona Spider – Estimate: £1.5M-£2M

ferrari 365 daytona spyder

1964 Porsche 901 Cabriolet Prototype – Estimate: £728K-£850K 

901 red porsche cabriolet

1934 Alfa Romeo Tipo B P3 – Estimate: £3.2M-£4.25

1970 Porsche 917 Spyder Prototype – Estimate: £3.9M-£4.7M

Porsche 917 Can-Am Spyder

1965 Ferrari 275 GTB by Scaglietti – Estimate: £1.5M-£1.9M

ferrari 275 gtb

1962 Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet – Estimate: £835K-£1.03M

ferrari 250 gt

1954 OSCA MT4 – Estimate: £835K-£1M 


1989 Ferrari F40 – Estimate: £810K-£900K

ferrari f40

1995 Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet – Estimate: £728K-£850K 

porsche 911 turbo 1

1988 Porsche 959 Sport – Estimate: £1.3M-£1.7M

porsche 959

What beautiful cars and if they want to put a private or cherished car number plate on then they need look no further.

We at Motor Marks offer a huge range of personalised number plates.

Please contact one of our experienced Sales Staff today on 0116 235 0116 or alternatively browse through our extensive website database.

Number Plates – Donald Trump 45th President

donald trump

Well today 20th January 2017 sees the new President of the United States sworn in. Donald Trump will be inaugurated today and will become the 45th President of the USA.

presidents seal

We know that he has a great fondness for England and we hope that he does good work in office as the new President. We know he also loves his cars and his new State Limousine has been nicknamed the ‘BEAST’.

Just for fun we have compiled a short list of possible number plates that he might like.


8908 DT

H417 CUT




6 UV


DT 9695

All number plates shown are currently available to purchase from Motor Marks and all prices are shown on our website home page

If you would like to purchase a cherished or personalised number plate please contact one of our experienced sales staff on 0116 235 0116 who will be more than happy to help.


Number Plate News – Classics on SORN may have to be insured

A new ruling by the European Court of Justice means that Classic Car Owners may have to insure their cars even when they are being stored or repaired off the road.


The Department for Transport has launched a consultation following a ruling in favour of Damijan Vnuk, a Slovenian man who was injured when knocked off a ladder by a trailer attached to a tractor in a barn. It has set the European legal precedent that vehicles – including Classic Cars currently registered as SORN, Statutory Off Road Notification – need to be insured even when on private land. Andrew Jones MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport says he has serious misgivings about the rulings implications.

sorn leaflet   sorn website DVLA

Under the current system, classic owners don’t have to insure their car or pay road tax as SORN is registered with the DVLA. Changes to the law in 2013 meant that Historic Vehicles for which owners don’t pay road tax for – must be insured even when they are off the road. But unless the Government changes its interpretation of the Motor Insurance Directive then cars that are off the road and classed as SORN will have to be covered too.

Governments Options

Every vehicle on SORN must always have insurance in place. The Department for Transport believes that this is ‘onerous’ and actually goes beyond what the Vnuk judgement requires.

Any SORN vehicle which is used on private land must have insurance in place. This meets the requirements of the court case, but the government hasn’t stipulated what constitutes ‘use’.

Amending the EU’s Motor Insurance Directive altogether, meaning a vehicle would only need compulsory insurance if its used on land to which the public has access. If a classic on SORN is being used on public land the owner would be committing an offence, as is the case now.

The Department for Transport’s prefferred option, but potentially would require a new Act of Parliament to enact it.


Cherished Number Plates – Perfect Xmas Gift


Well there are now only 9 days to go until Christmas Day. Still not got that gift for that certain someone? Well what better than giving them their own personalised gift that they can keep forever.

Our personalised car number plates start from as little as £25 plus vat and £80 ct fee. There is still time to buy and to have the number plate transferred so it is all registered to the vehicle for Christmas Day or alternatively you can have the cherished number plate supplied on a retention certificate that is valid for up to 10 years.

If you would like to purchase a cherished number plate for that special person in your life or for a family member then give us a call on 0116 235 0116 where we will be happy to help or alternatively browse through our huge database of cherished car number plates, we are sure there will be something for you.


Whatever you decide we hope that you have a safe and Happy Christmas 2016.


Dangerous Drivers who kill could face life sentences

Under new plans that have been put forward by ministers Dangerous Drivers who kill are set to face life sentences.

Dangerous Drivers who cause death by their reckless driving, speeding, street racing or distracted by using a mobile phone could now be treated in a similar way to those who are charged with manslaughter.

These plans also apply to people who are under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

The Ministry of Justice wants your views on this proposal on whether the current maximum penalties should be increased.

You can give your views by February 1st 2017 by logging onto:

Other proposals include:
creating a new offence of causing serious injury by careless driving with a maximum sentence of 3 years
increasing minimum driving bans of those convicted of causing death

In 2015, 122 people were sentenced for causing death by driving with a further 21 convicted of causing death while under the influence. While the UK has one of the best road safety records in the world, deaths and injuries still cause devastation to the victims and their families.

So we wish all you Drivers a very safe Journey not just over the Christmas Festivities but at all times and remember Don’t Drink and Drive or use your mobile phone whilst driving, you can always call or text them back.

Safety First.






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