Dating car registration numbers
Read on for more about when and how registration numbers change.We’ll also take a look at personalised number plates – although our dedicated piece on that subject has more information, should you need it.
You’ll still be able to check this information over the telephone by calling 03 (which charges you at local rate) and confirming the vehicle’s make and registration number.
This page lists registration number codes from the AD series, a series allocated to the Gloucestershire area.
Also included, where known, are the date periods that these car registration numbers were used in.
Additionally, the number on a car’s registration plate now has less impact on value than the former annually changed letter.
Apart from showing the age of your car, its number plate also tells you roughly where it was first registered.