Flag Type:  County Flag
Flag Date:  20th November 2008
Flag Designer:  Friends of Real Lancashire
Adoption Route:  County Organisation
UK Design Code:  UNKG7414
Aspect Ratio:  3:5
Pantone® Colours:  Yellow 116, Red 485, Dark Red 201, Green 354
Certification:  Flag Institute Chief Vexillologist, Graham Bartram

The red rose is the traditional symbol of Lancashire and the yellow background was chosen as it, along with red, are the livery colours of the county.

2 Responses to Lancashire

  1. John Roberts 4 March 2018 at 5:28 pm #

    I fully understand why the livery colours applied to this ‘new’ flag.
    ‘When I were a lad’, the flag had a white background and I continue to fly the ‘old’ version where I now live, in Herefordshire (for which two different flags are generally available, neither of which are registered)

  2. Rex Woolstencroft 12 November 2018 at 11:03 am #

    I agree with John. The “proper” flag when I were a lad had a white background. However, I have conceded to officialdom and daily fly the new one. There is also an attractive 3 rose version in a zig-zag formation – but no-one seems to know its provenance.

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