News & Information

Do Number Plate Makers Have To Be Licensed Or Registered?

Yes, it’s essential for number plate makers to be registered with the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) to adhere to all legal guidelines. It’s of the utmost importance to become a Registered Number Plate Supplier if your business is going to supply plates. Whether you’re a car dealership, repair shop, MOT test centre, a…
Read More

Do UK Number Plates Have To Display The Plate Manufacturer?

What details must be included on a UK Number Plate? It is required in the UK for number plates to show the name and postcode of the company producing the plate. It must also show the name of the manufacturer along with the BSAU 145e in the bottom right corner. This regulation is set by…
Read More

Change To Opening Hours

As of Friday the 5th we will now close at 3:30 on a Friday afternoon. Please ensure all Friday orders are placed in time for this to be processed. Order cut off for same day despatch will now be 1pm. Many thanks, Uniplate Team
Read More

Uniplate’s Future Focus: A Look into the Upcoming Year

Whilst we prepare for the Christmas festivities and some much-needed downtime we are also looking forward to an exciting year ahead that will see lots of changes and improvements. Looking to the Future We have exciting new investments taking place internally that will allow us to offer a much wider range of thermal and laser…
Read More

A Guide to Made Up Number Plates

Made up number plates are a service Uniplate offers for businesses and members of the public who wish to upgrade or replace their vehicle’s number plates. For businesses, it is a handy way of outsourcing work that they have no interest in taking on for themselves and can rest assured that the registration plates will…
Read More

Are 4D Number Plates Illegal?

About Us… Number plates are a legal requirement for any vehicle in the UK, and there are strict regulations surrounding their design and display. However, in recent years, a new type of number plate has emerged, known as a 4D plate. These number plates have become increasingly popular among car owners who want to give…
Read More

Number Plate Printers – Which Type Do You Buy?

About Us… According to government data, annual registrations in the United Kingdom across all vehicle types averaged 2.88 million a year in the seven years from 2015 to 2021. That’s a lot of number plates! Understandably, many showrooms and garages are now looking to install number plate printers on-site to create plates in-house for cost…
Read More

How To Buy a Number Plate

Number plates have been required by law since 1904. While legal changes to number plates have altered their style and layout throughout the years, elements such as number plate spacings and the avenues for buying plates have ultimately stayed the same. At Uniplate, there are multiple ways to buy a number plate, as we have…
Read More

What Are the Number Plate Spacing Laws?

About Us… Number plate spacing Number plates in the UK have followed a strict format since 1901. The most recent change came about in 2001 when the previous format had become completely saturated, and there was no more space for new vehicles to be made with different plates. The new format of number plates –…
Read More

What To Focus on When Buying Number Plate Equipment

A number plate is one of the most important components of a car or motorbike that allows it to be road legal. In 2021, there was a 5% rise in the number of new vehicle registrations in the UK and a major shift in fuel types, with a record high of electric vehicles on the…
Read More

Need some help?

Uniplate is always here to discuss your requirements, give advice and listen to your valued feedback. Please give us a call today if there is anything we can assist with.

Where did you hear about us?