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  1. Puddleduck

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    I'm just wondering if anyone knows whether the "local" numbers of the registration for a new vehicle would be allocated from where the dealer is based or from the first registered keeper's home address?

    It's not important, I'm just curious. Don't spend ages looking it up! I've had a quick look but haven't found the answer :(
     
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    I think from the dealers address
     
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    Thanks........ I'd prefer a plate local to us but hey ho..........
     
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    Mine is hx which is for Hampshire / Portsmouth so, sorry cannot tell as we are both in the same area.
     
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    DEF.. The dealer..
    You will find they already have a list of allocated number issued to them..
    When I bought mine in 2012 the dealer showed me a sheet and I picked the one I liked..

    Same thing with 2 cars we bought..
     
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    That's possible, I supplied a vehicle to a relative of one of my best customers who lived in Cornwall. I normally supplied plates beginning GU-GZ or garden of England. Cornwall residents prefer their west-country plates so that the traffic wardens recognise them amongst the masses.

    I spoke to DVLA and got special dispensation for this one lady. Everyones a winner baby, thats for sure.
     
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    CH16 xxx or SH16 xxx then.......

    Might see the list and pick one :)

    Just booked a site for the end of June / start of July when we have Grandson again.
     
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    CH is Welsh and Cardiff in particular and SH is Scotland and Glasgow in particular.
     
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    There are loads out there at various prices, here are some I just found on the DVLA site.

    Plates.PNG
     
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    As @tonka said, when we bought the motorhome we were given the option to choose from a list, none of them very appealing. :)

    Edit: having just seen Popeye's post, that's what we did, bought a new plate from the DVLA cherished plate website.
     
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    and some more........

    plates1.PNG
     
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    Probably supplied by Marquis Motorhomes ... all their branches register through an office in Hampshire
     
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    DUK or DUC would be good!

    Might get a cheapie personal plate for Martin's birthday....... something different.
     
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    :calig: @MinxyGirl I found this one http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/AP-IS-FUN...963403?hash=item4af621644b:g:lw0AAOSwQJhUhiNp
     
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    Close. Viscount - Bursledon
     
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    WATCH OUT....!!!

    The number plate police will be out in a bit.....
    Knocking you down for spending your own money on something you want.. :doh:

    :rofl::rofl:
     
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    We have one on our van , my initials, the first two letters , Julie's initials the last three and the proper year number in the middle, means nothing to anyone else, but at £250 a very small part of the price of a motorhome, and in fact nearly all the year numbers are still available from dvla, so we could have a set of them on our other motors.(y):)
     
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    Us too @chaser, wife's the first two, house number followed by my three. I also have my three on my old Espace with our nearest trunk road A17 preceding it. :)
     
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    Most of those cheap ones are Ulster numbers including that one (I think) wouldn't be my first choice.

    I did buy one from DVLA last year as an A Class is a bit more timeless, M100 LHB, wife's name is Mijhan, Mi for short and my initials are LHB.:)
     
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