Personalised number plate auction

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) will be holding its final personalised car number plate auction of the year next week.

The three-day auction, which will take place at Dormy House Hotel, Broadway, Worcestershire, from November 30, could be the best opportunity for people to buy an extra special gift - a personalised number plate - for their loved ones this Christmas.

Successful bidders will receive their number plates in time for Christmas Day.

AL11 SON is being billed as the auction's "star" registration.

Over a third of personalised number plates sold by DVLA Personalised Registrations are given as gifts, according to figures.

Jody Davies, DVLA Personalised Registrations' events manager, said: "Our final auction of the year has again been timed to ensure our successful bidders will be able to turn around the relevant paperwork in time to place their registration on their chosen vehicle. The perfect Christmas surprise."

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