Caterham (Surrey)

Flag Type:  Town Flag
Flag Date:  20th November 2016
Flag Designer:  Jonathan Spencer
Adoption Route:  Popular Vote
UK Design Code:  UNKG7537
Aspect Ratio:  3:5
Pantone® Colours:  White, Green 357, Yellow 109
Certification:  Flag Institute Chief Vexillologist, Graham Bartram

The Caterham Flag is a community flag proclaiming the unique identity of this Surrey town.

The flag displays a green-yellow-green band running horizontally across a white field. Its colours represent Caterham Cars, the sports car manufacturer founded in the town in 1957, while its sinuous line evokes racing stripes and Caterham’s hills and valleys. A central circle recalls the number decal of a racing car, as well as the sun. Enclosed within this circle is a stylised representation of Caterham’s iconic cedar tree and its horizontal branches. According to legend this tree arrived in the community from Bethlehem.

The following community in Surrey has registered a flag: Caterham.

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