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Flagpoles

Australia House – 100 years on The Strand

Flagmakers were recently commissioned to make a special flag for Australia House. The mission is celebrating its presence in London for 100 years, from 1918 – 2018 and the commemorative flag we produced hangs proudly outside their building on the Strand along with a neat row of six Australian flags. Australia House is the longest […]

International Maritime Organisation – flag and flagpole change

The IMO is an agency of the UN, responsible for the regulation of shipping and has its headquarters on the Thames Embankment in central London. The organisation currently has 173 Member States and three Associate Members. Twice a year, their HQ creates an imposing and unequalled display of the national flags of every one of […]

A True Act of Kindness – Commemorative flags replaced at St Nicholas Church

Flagmakers recently supplied one of two new flags, now displayed at St Nicholas’ church in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk to honour two sailors; one American and one British. Sadly, they died together in 1942 disarming a German mine which had washed ashore on the beach near the town. The flags replaced two rather tired looking flags […]

Breaking News: Flagmakers new brochure launched

February 2018 and we are in receipt of our new brochure. If you haven’t yet received your copy, don’t despair, as we’ll be happy to send you a copy today. Just give us a call on 01494 783938 or drop us a line on sales@flagmakers.co.uk now and we’ll see that you receive a copy in […]

Perfect Flag Protocol

We would like to send a little well done the Retford Oaks Academy in Nottinghamshire. The school not only has 5 beautifully maintained flagpoles outside they are also flying the flags to the correct protocols. Easy though this may seem, it is often not followed correctly. The key here is that the order of the […]

67 Pall Mall Flag

67-Pall Mall Flag

Flagmakers are delighted to have supplied a set of bespoke hand sewn appliqué flags for new private members only club 67 Pall Mall. The club is already been dubbed London’s new home for true wine connoisseurs. We produced two flags for the impressive new members club. This enables 67 Pall Mall to ensure a flag […]

Quick Switch for Tabernacle Flagpole

This week Flagmakers were invited to the rather grand looking Truchas House. The task, to replace the worn and tried looking flagpole with a shiny new aluminium flagpole. The pole stands an impressive 25ft tall (or 7.6m). Under normal circumstances the weight of this flagpole would be challenging to manage. However, at this particular location the […]

Runnymede Joins Magna Carta 800 Celebrations

The 15th June 2015 commemorated 800 years since the sealing of the Magna Carta. There seemed no better way to acknowledge this than a celebration at the original signing site, Runnymede. The 80 hand sewn flags we had manufactured were transported to the event and flown on the day of the commemorations.

Largest Flagpoles in the World – Aqaba Flagpole

Aqaba Jordan Flag & Flagpole

Featuring, the 137 metre tall flagpole which is currently the fifth largest unsupported flagpole in the world (was tallest when installed). With a flagpole this large the flag has to withstand extra pressure from winds and its own weight – with the flag been a whopping 20 x 40 metres to be in proportion with […]

The Nato Summit and Flagmakers

So how was Flagmakers involved? We were pleased to provide all of the flag standards for the event. That’s was a mere 280 poles required for this one event! 50 of these poles were to be carried and the rest to stand within the venue. Flagmakers also made 24 of the flags which were to […]