Tennants UK Ltd.

General Enquiries: 0115 9738080
Number Plates: 0115 9738084
Highway Equipment & Signs: 0115 9738088
Reflective Solutions: 0115 9738087

Number Plate Printing

from Tennants UK


We are a leading manufacturer of solutions for number plate printing, our innovative products and services help our clients production evolve and increase profits.

We've developed and improved our solutions so they meet the needs of modern number plate suppliers and producers. Whether you’re looking for specialist large scale production or a single POS machine, you want a provider that offers flexible and reliable products. By choosing Tennants UK you get access the best technology in the industry and our expertise, which has helped keep suppliers safe, legal and satisfied for over half a century.

Whatever the size of your requirements we can definitely match them. No one else can provide flexible systems that cover simple entry level machines, right up to tailored solutions for centrally controlled hubs serving multiple production points. Testing extensively in-house, we check our number plate software is compliant for layout and record keeping. And our number plates are submitted for approved third party accreditation to ensure they meet regulations.

Providing each component required for production means we can guarantee the cross compatibility of our software, printers and plate media. Our plate media comes in matched pairs and has been specifically made for number plate manufacture. We also provide a made-up plates service where finished number plates with client specific branding are made on demand. This allows our clients to provide number plates for customers without having to make them.

You can find out more about our solutions and services below.

Number Plate Systems

complete Production Solutions

These number plate systems provide tiered entry points aimed at specific suppliers. Each solution delivers a different level of flexibility and capability. All systems offer user-friendly operation and regulation compliant production.

Our Number Plate Systems »

LG Software

for Production & Record Keeping

Our number plate software, offers an automatically compliant solution to number plate layout and record keeping. Flexible features make it a cost-effective and reliable solution to road legal or custom number plate production.

Our Number Plate Software »

Plate Media

for Film or Reflective Printing

Our plate media comes as matched components and has been specifically made for number plate manufacture. It's available in every size a supplier might need to make a number plates for.

Our Number Plate Media »

Making Number Plates Is Easy

Just Design, Print & Assemble

Assemble with a Number Plate Jig and Roller

Our solutions make supplying number plates easy, by reducing the process to 3 simple steps of design, print and assemble. We provide flexible software that builds designs to automatically meet regulations, making our clients life’s easier.

Modern printers offer suppliers a way to put their branding in colour on every number plate they make. Everything is built around our blank plate media, where matched components are combined to make number plates that exceed the British Standards.


Our software ensures its designs are standards compliant for layout and record keeping. All elements are placed and spaced correctly, with all relevant details needed before designs can be printed.


Our printers have modifications designed for our blank number plate media. Their settings mean they’ll print the correct opacity and bond well with the media surface every time.


Our plate media are matched components specifically made for number plate manufacture, when combined they meet regulations for reflectivity, durability and longevity.

Our systems offer a tiered solution to number plate production. They provide each component required, all designed to integrate perfectly for better functionality. The range offers tiered entry points aimed at specific supplier types, with each delivering a different level of flexibility and capability. To see any of our systems in action, fill in the number plates contact form below and request a demonstration.

Order Online

Our core number plate solutions and blank media are available to buy online, subject to a trade account for our online shop.



A PDF catalog with a complete product list of the current number plate printing range is available by using the link below.


Number Plate Information

Our digital Tutorial Page can help users to digitally sign and fill out forms.

Trade Application

We ask all new customers fill out a trade application form before purchasing any of our systems or plate media

Download TRADE FORM »

Number Plates

All the information and legal regulations on the supply and displaying of number plates is available on the DVLA website

Visit the DVLA SITE »

DVLA Supplier

Anybody looking to become an official number plate supplier will need to visit and register via the DVLA website



As members of the BNMA, Tennants will only supply matched number plate media components that conform to BSAU 145d.

Visit the BNMA »



Remote Support 



Contact Number Plates

Areas of Interest

Tennants UK Ltd Duke Street, New Basford, Nottingham. NG77JN Mon-Fri: 8.30am-5.00pm

General Enquires  0115 9738080  sales@tennantsuk.com

Number Plates  0115 9738084  sales@tennantsuk.com

Highway Equipment & Signs 0115 9738088  tmsales@tennantsuk.com

Reflective Solutions 0115 9738087  reflective@tennantsuk.com

Partners, Affiliates & Accreditations

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