Why buy a Private Number Plate? We’ve put together a short video explaining why people buy private number plates in the United Kingdom, looking at a range of reasons from the personal aesthetic to the business-focused investment. Who buys private number plates? All sorts of people, and for all sorts of reasons! • People who want to stand out. • Personal significance. • A great gift idea. • Memorable business branding. • Low maintenance investment. • Disguise a vehicle's age. You can also view our top tips for finding a registration here.