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Going Green

Flagmakers is part of the Specialised Canvas Services Ltd. group, which also includes Specialised Canvas and Banner Box Print Solutions, all of which are based in our 25’000 square feet premises, only 2 minutes from Junction 29a of the M1 in Chesterfield, Derbyshire. As a group, Specialised Canvas Services Ltd. is extremely committed to doing […]

Investing in the future

Flagmakers is part of the Specialised Canvas Group, which also includes Banner Box Print Solutions and Speciliased Canvas, located in our 25’000 square feet manufacturing facility in Chesterfield, just a two minute drive from junction 29a of the M1. As a group we we’ve always firmly believed in investing in our machinery to maintain our […]

Weather Warning – Take Down Your Flags

In winds exceeding Beaufort Scale 6 (31 mph; 27 knots; 14ms) flags should be taken down. Remember that if it is windy at ground level it is much worse at the top of the flagpole. Heavy rain will increase the weight of the flag which will cause unnecessary wear, especially in high winds. The dyes […]

First-class Honours

Paul Noble, Commercial Director at Specialised Canvas Group, recently completed his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at Durham University, graduating with first class honours. In honour of Paul’s outstanding achievement, we recently caught up with him to learn more about his part time studies and role within the Specialised Canvas Group. You’ve been with the […]

Spectacular Christmas Display in Dublin

Flagmakers recently provided a set of quality corporate flags for Cartier, displayed to great effect at Weir & Sons on Dublin’s Grafton Street. The well established jeweller and luxury watch company have created an absolutely stunning Christmas display, complete with a giant sprig of mistletoe. There are ten angled Cartier flags on wall-mounted flagpoles between […]

GP90 – A Magnificent Day in Ypres

In 1928, ten years after the end of the Great War, the British Legion arranged for war veterans and the widows of fallen soldiers to visit the battlefields of the Somme and Ypres. On the 8 August of that year, those who took part marched to the entrance of the town of Ypres in Belgium […]

Replacement flag delights Ickenham Cricket Club

Flagmakers are often called upon to repair flags but wherever a flag really has been through the wars and looks a sorry state due to being left out in all weathers, we recommend a replacement. The Ickenham Cricket Club have done just that, as their flag was looking a little sorry for itself. It is […]

Proud to Supply RAF 100 Ensign to the Falcons Parachute Display Team

Flagmakers are privileged to supply flags to some very important organisations and in their 1ooth year, we regard our association with the RAF as a rather prestigious one.   We recently made and supplied the RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team with a 4 yard hand sewn Union flag and a special commemorative 4 yard hand […]

St George’s Chapel Banners of Arms Hand-Painted by Flagmakers

If, like me, you tuned in to watch last weekend’s much-anticipated Royal Wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, then you too would have been awe-struck by the magnificent interior of St George’s Chapel in which the couple were married; truly spectacular, utterly remarkable and every bit an appropriate venue for the special occasion. Here […]

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 […]