|Flag Type:||Town Flag|
|Flag Date:||14th June 2014|
|Flag Designer:||Adam Leonard|
|Adoption Route:||Popular Vote|
|Pantone® Colours:||Blue 286, Red 186, Yellow 109|
|Certification:||Flag Institute Chief Vexillologist, Graham Bartram|
The flag features several references to the towns traditional industry of lock and key-making. The field itself is divided between a red hoist and a blue centre and fly by a vertical embattled line, the pattern of which symbolises the pins of locking mechanisms. In the hoist are three padlocks and the centre of the design has crossed keys with a crown above them, the crown recalling how Queen Elizabeth I granted permission to the town to manufacture royal locks and the towns subsequent status as a king of lock-making. The colours of blue, red and gold were drawn from the arms of the former Willenhall Urban District Council.
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