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30 of the best number plates sighted by Matthew Steeples

 

Our readers and followers love the number plates spotted by our editor Matthew Steeples.

 

We thought it was about time to put a collection of them together and herewith share 30 of our favourites.

 

We look forward to receiving your shots and will do a follow-up article featuring them in due course.

 

Please submit your images to editorial@thesteepletimes.com

The world's most expensive plate heads for La Brasserie in Brompton Cross.
The world’s most expensive plate heads for La Brasserie in Brompton Cross.

The finest numberplates in Chelsea. The Shakesperian wit of Robert Bourne and Sally Greene is legendary.
The finest numberplates in Chelsea. The Shakesperian wit of Robert Bourne and Sally Greene is legendary.

Somebody really hates this person plainly.
Somebody really hates this person plainly.

"A1" is said to be Britain's most valuable numberplate. Whoever owns this is getting close.
“A1” is said to be Britain’s most valuable numberplate. Whoever owns this is getting close.

It justs need a bit of gin to accompany it. Make it a Miller's and we'll be delighted.
It justs need a bit of gin to accompany it. Make it a Miller’s and we’ll be delighted.

Could the owner possibly be called Steve?
Could the owner possibly be called Steve?

A bit of rivalry never did anyone harm.
A bit of rivalry never did anyone harm.

A Winnie the Pooh fan or someone with a bowel problem?
A Winnie the Pooh fan or someone with a bowel problem?

Noel or Liam's ride?
Noel or Liam’s ride?

How very naff.
How very naff.

Someone focused on success or someone who'd rather get their leg over?
Someone focused on success or someone who’d rather get their leg over?

A resident of Libya or Liechtenstein?
A resident of Libya or Liechtenstein?

A lady who doesn't know how to park should not be allowed such a vehicle.
A lady who doesn’t know how to park should not be allowed such a vehicle.

Feeling the austerity perhaps?
Feeling the austerity perhaps?

A perfect ride for Elton John?
A perfect ride for Elton John?

Someone who has a compulsion to tell lies.
Someone who has a compulsion to tell lies.

A descendant of Saddam?
A descendant of Saddam?

Someone who is plainly aspiring for a bit part in "Coronation Street".
Someone who is plainly aspiring for a bit part in “Coronation Street”.

Yes, we know it's a drophead.
Yes, we know it’s a drophead.

Especially for Carlo di Boyl and Carlo Carello.
Especially for Carlo di Boyl and Carlo Carello.

Someone who'd like to be boss.
Someone who’d like to be boss.

A. A. Gill's ride. Alternatively known as "The Old Bag".
A. A. Gill’s ride. Alternatively known as “The Old Bag”.

This chap plainly thinks he's BIG. Some might think otherwise.
This chap plainly thinks he’s BIG. Some might think otherwise.

Especially for Anthony Brown and Anthony Mamo.
Especially for Anthony Brown and Anthony Mamo.

Wow: You got an MBA. A shame it's only on a plate.
Wow: You got an MBA. A shame it’s only on a plate.

Yes, we do know you are in London. Do you need to tell us again?
Yes, we do know you are in London. Do you need to tell us again?

Petra Ecclestone and her husband don't do things by halves.
Petra Ecclestone and her husband don’t do things by halves.

The wastefulness of Westminster and The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea councils is yet again illustrated.
The wastefulness of Westminster and The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea councils is yet again illustrated.

Doubly Vogue.
Doubly Vogue.

Their mothers would be so proud.
Their mothers would be so proud.

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