|Flag Type:||Village Flag|
|Flag Date:||28th June 2016|
|Flag Designer:||Clem Wilson|
|Adoption Route:||Local Council|
|UK Design Code:||UNKG7536|
|Pantone® Colours:||Blue 542, Gold 137, Green 354, White, Grey 426|
|Certification:||Flag Institute Chief Vexillologist, Graham Bartram|
The flag was first designed in 2006 and flew for the first time in 2010 after a number of flags were produced. These have been displayed throughout the village on festive occasions ever since.
The design incorporates elements that represent a mill, millpond and wheel to represent the influence Sir Richard Arkwright had not just on the village, but on the whole world as, in the late 18th Century, he built a series of mills in the Cromford area which became the first factories in the world.
The colour scheme of the flag is a double representation, following both the scheme of the registered Derbyshire County flag, and echoing the colour scheme of Sir Richard Arkwright’s coat of arms.
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