Flags and flag poles

Screen Signs is a company in Cardiff that can design, print, sell, repair and maintain flags and flag poles for indoor or outdoor use. We sell flags for residential, commercial or council use.

We supply and sell flags & flag poles

Our signage company in Cardiff has been selling flags and flag poles since 1997. 

For more than 25 years we have been helping small, medium and large businesses, schools as well as local councils to erect poles ready to hoist new flags or hang banners. 

We can sell models that are suitable for a sports ground, office, main road or tourist destination.

Screen Signs is a supplier and manufacturer of flag poles servicing Newcastle, Greater Hunter & Lake Macquarie regions. 

Screen Signs offer the unique full support of sale, repair and maintenance for flag poles. Our flag poles are incredibly easy to install and maintain and come in a variety of styles.

 

1. Flag design
consultation

If you are ready to get new flag poles or flags made then we firmly believe in making the process as easy as possible by offering a free consultation to talk about your ideas. Old fashioned service for every business owner.

2. Display flags and banners

Using your brief, our company will create a selection of unique designs or mock ups to give you some options to choose from for your flag and flag pole installation. You can visualise exactly what it will eventually look like.

3. Flag pole
supplier

Once you have approved the design ideas we will then manage the production process from end to end to build the new poles and/or print the new flag designs to be supplied.

4. On site
installation

Our company can not only produce the flag and the pole ready for supply, but can install them for you as well. So from design, production through to getting everything installed professionally we can help you.

What types of flag poles or flags can we supply?

We are a flag pole supplier that sells incredibly easy to install as well as maintain with a choice of styles available to suit practically any outdoor location. We only sell flag poles that are high quality and built in a solid one piece design, that is why we can offer a 5 year structural warranty on every unit purchased.

Our company can provide supply only for a flag pole or Australian flags that we print. If you need it, we can also provide our flag pole installation service. 

We also sell The Australian National appliqued flag that is 100% made here in Australia. At Screen Signs, we stock Australian flags with different sizes, finishes, and materials. We stock three different grades suitable for outdoors.

  • The entry-level pole is our Garden flag Pole. It is 60mm untapered flagpole that is 6m in length solid pole, standard in gloss white with external halyard and spigot base.
 
  • Our Classic Pole ranges in size from 6 meters or 7.5 meters. It is 80mm Untapered Aluminium has vandal-resistant internal halyard. They are premium one-piece design. 
 
  • The Corporate flag poles range from 6 to 12 meters in length. They can be Untapered or tapered Hi-Tensile Aluminium, Vandal Resistant with a lockable aluminium security door. This pole is ideal for corporate organisations or Government Offices. 
 

All our flag poles are quality solid one piece designs. We can arrange installation or supply only. We have a pole to suite everyone’s budget from residential to corporate. Don’t hesitate to call our friendly team to discuss your needs

 

 

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Garden
Flag Pole
6m aluminium

The simplest flag pole that we sell is the aluminium Garden Flag Pole which is a 60mm untapered flagpole 6m in length.

It is a solid pole that comes standard in gloss white with external halyard and spigot base.

  • 6 metre
  • External Roped
  • Australian Made
  • 60mm untapered 
  • Hi Tensile Aluminium 
  • Spigot mount 
  • Premium one piece design
  • White Powder Coated
  • 5 Year Structural Guarantee
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Classic
Flag Pole
6m Aluminium

This is a premium one-piece design. The Classic aluminium Flag Pole ranges in size with options available for sale that are between 6 meters or 7.5 meters tall.

It is 80mm untapered Aluminium that has a vandal-resistant internal halyard. 

  • 6 metre
  • Internal Roped
  • Australian Made 
  • 80mm untapered
  • Hi Tensile Aluminium 
  • Spigot mount 
  • Premium one piece design
  • White Powder Coated
  • 5 Year Structural Guarantee
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Corporate
Flag Pole
6m Aluminium

The aluminium Corporate flag pole can be ordered in lengths between 6 to 12 meters high. 

They can be untapered or tapered, made in Hi-Tensile Aluminium with a vandal resistant lockable aluminium security door. 

This type of flag pole is ideal for corporate organisations or Government offices.

  • 6metre
  • Internal / External Roped
  • Australian Made
  • 80mm untapered 
  • Hi Tensile Aluminium 
  • Spigot mount 
  • Premium one piece design
  • White Powder Coated
  • 5 Year Structural Guarantee
  • Upgrade hinge base
Free signage quotation from a sign printing company in Cardiff
Free quotes for a flag pole & flags

We can provide a free quotation to get a flag printed or a new pole installed at your site.

High quality Australian flags for sale

We only sell the best quality Australian flags

If you are trying to find where to buy an Australian flag, then you have come to the right place. We sell The Australian National appliqued flag that is 100% made here in Australia. At Screen Signs, we stock Australian flags with different sizes, finishes, and materials. We stock three different grades suitable for outdoors the different materials we offer are;

  • Knitted polyester: this is a lightweight fabric, designed for indoor and outdoor use that flies easily in the wind. We recommend using knitted polyester flags in calm to moderate environments as they would fly even in the slightest breeze.
 
  • Woven polyester: these are a heavy duty linen that looks a bit like fabric. Designed for Indoor and outdoor use they are considered longer lasting and more durable and are also suitable for extreme conditions.
 
  • Fully sewn : Appliqued images sewn onto woven fabric that are 100 % Australian made, these are considered the most prestigious look and the best quality flag you can buy. Suitable for harsh winds and coastal conditions.
 
What size flag do you need?
 

6 Metre Flag Pole;

  • Flag Size 2 Yard
  • Flag Size Inches: 72×36
  • Flag Size Metric:1800X900

7.5 Metre Flag Pole

  • Flag Size 2.5 Yard
  • Flag Size Inches: 90×45
  • Flag Size Metric: 2280×1140
 

9 Metre Flag Pole

  • Flag Sizes 3 Yard
  • Flag Size Inches: 108 X 54
  • Flag Size Metric: 2740 x 1370 
Flag pole installation

We can install your new flag pole in any location

At Screen Signs, we take pride in providing expert flag pole installation services to businesses and individuals in Cardiff and the surrounding areas. Whether you need a flag pole for your commercial establishment, community event, or personal use, we have the knowledge and experience to ensure a seamless and sturdy installation.

Our team of skilled technicians understands the significance of a properly installed flag pole – it represents pride, unity, and a strong sense of identity. With attention to detail and a commitment to excellence, we ensure that your flag pole stands tall and proud, withstanding the elements and proudly displaying your flag for years to come.

As a trusted name in signage and installation services since 1997, you can rely on Screen Signs for reliable, efficient, and cost-effective flag pole installations. Let us help you fly your colours high and make a statement with a professionally installed flag pole. Contact us today to discuss your requirements, and we’ll take care of the rest.

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Flag pole repairs & maintenance

We can repair your flag pole

Welcome to Screen Signs, your trusted partner for flag pole repairs in Cardiff, servicing the Newcastle region. Maintaining your flag pole to be in pristine condition whether you are a business owner, a public institution, or a homeowner proudly displaying your national flag is important. 

Our team of skilled technicians has been serving the Cardiff and Newcastle communities for years, offering flag pole repair services. We take pride in our commitment to quality craftsmanship, professionalism, and exceptional customer service.

Expertise: Our technicians are highly trained and experienced in flag pole repair. They can identify and fix a wide range of issues to ensure your flag flies high and the pole is safe for people walking past.

Timely Service: We understand the importance of a well-maintained flag pole. That’s why we offer prompt and efficient repair services, minimising downtime.

Competitive Pricing: Screen Signs offers cost-effective flag pole repair services without compromising on quality.

Our Flag Pole Repair Services Include:

  • Rust Removal and Treatment: We’ll eliminate corrosion and prevent further damage to your flag pole.
  • Replacement Parts: We can replace damaged or worn-out components, such as pulleys, ropes, and finials.
  • Painting and Refinishing: Revitalise your flag pole’s appearance with a fresh coat of paint or refinishing services.
  • Structural Repairs: From minor adjustments to major fixes, we ensure your flag pole stands strong and stable.

 

Maintaining a flag pole is important to ensure that it remains in good condition and that your flag can be displayed proudly. Regular maintenance can include:

Regular Inspections: Periodically inspect the flag pole for signs of wear and damage. Look for rust, loose parts, and any visible issues that may need attention.

Cleaning: Clean the flag pole regularly to remove dirt, dust, and debris. Use a mild detergent and a soft brush to clean the pole. Rinse it thoroughly with water and allow it to dry before raising the flag again.

Lubrication: Lubricate moving parts, such as the pulley system and the halyard (rope), to ensure they operate smoothly. Use a silicone-based lubricant or a specific flagpole lubricant.

Painting and Refinishing: If your flag pole is made of metal and shows signs of rust or corrosion, it may need to be repainted or refinished. Sand off any rust, apply a primer, and finish with a weather-resistant paint.

Flag Replacement: Flags are exposed to the elements and can wear out over time. Replace your flag when it becomes faded, torn, or frayed. It’s also a good idea to have spare flags on hand.

Halyard Inspection: Check the halyard (rope) for wear and tear. If it’s frayed or damaged, replace it to ensure the flag can be raised and lowered safely.

Flagpole Base: Inspect the base of the flag pole for any signs of movement or instability. Ensure that the flag pole remains securely anchored to its base.

Severe Weather Preparation: Before severe weather events, such as storms or high winds, consider lowering and securing the flag to prevent damage. Some flag poles come with automatic retracting systems for this purpose.

Professional maintenance can include more extensive repairs or maintenance tasks like structural repairs, pole straightening, or major component replacement.

See examples of our flags we have printed & poles we have installed
Free advice about flags

See who has used our signs

Our Australian sign shop has printed thousands of signs that are used on the Central Coast, Hunter Valley, Lake Macquarie, Newcastle and Cardiff region in NSW. Vinyl banners, corflute signs, a-frame signs, pull up banners, vehicle graphics, shop front signage, metal signs, safety signs, wayfinding signs and much, much more. 

View our range of signs for sale here.

Get a quote to get custom designed and printed signage

With just a few details we can quickly give you pricing to get signage designed and printed for your building, retail shop, vehicle or event. Screen Signs is an Australian sign writing service with a sign shop in Cardiff near Newcastle on the Central Coast in NSW.

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Frequently asked questions

The size of a “normal” flag can vary widely depending on its purpose, location, and the country or organisation it represents. Here are some common flag sizes for different contexts:

National Flags: National flags typically come in a range of sizes, with the most common size for outdoor use being 3 feet by 5 feet (approximately 91 cm by 152 cm). Larger sizes, such as 4 feet by 6 feet or 5 feet by 8 feet, are also common for larger flagpoles or official government buildings. Smaller flags, like desk flags, are usually around 4 inches by 6 inches.

State Flags: State flags in the United States and flags of provinces or regions in other countries may come in various sizes, but they often follow similar proportions to the national flag. For outdoor state flags, 3 feet by 5 feet is a common size.

Military Flags: Military flags, such as those used by different branches of the armed forces, come in various sizes. Common sizes include 3 feet by 5 feet and 4 feet by 6 feet.

Custom Flags: Custom flags, which can represent organisations, businesses, or specific causes, can be made in virtually any size, depending on the customer’s preferences and requirements. Common custom flag sizes range from small hand-held flags to large banners for events.

International Flags: Flags used in international events or organisations, such as the United Nations or the European Union, often adhere to specific size guidelines. For example, the United Nations flag typically has a 2:3 aspect ratio and is available in various sizes.

Sports Flags: Flags used in sports events or as fan merchandise come in different sizes. For example, sports pennants are often small and triangular, while stadium flags can be quite large.

It’s important to note that while these are common flag sizes, there is no universally standardised size for flags. The size of a flag may also be influenced by local regulations or customs. When displaying a flag, it’s a good idea to check if there are any specific guidelines or recommendations for size and proportions in your area or for the specific context in which the flag will be used.

The size of flag that you need will depend on the flag pole size, so for example
 
  • 6 Metre Flag Pole;
    • Flag Size 2 Yard
    • Flag Size Inches: 72×36
    • Flag Size Metric:1800X900

 

  • 7.5 Metre Flag Pole
    • Flag Size 2.5 Yard
    • Flag Size Inches: 90×45
    • Flag Size Metric: 2280×1140
 
  • 9 Metre Flag Pole
    • Flag Sizes 3 Yard
    • Flag Size Inches: 108 X 54
    • Flag Size Metric: 2740 x 1370 

You can buy a flag from Screen Signs in Cardiff, Newcastle. We can print flags with any design, shape or size to suit your flag pole that is mounted indoors or outdoors.

The Australian national flag has specific dimensions that are officially recommended by the Australian government. These dimensions are as follows:

  1. Flag Proportions: The Australian national flag has a blue field with the Union Jack in the canton (upper left corner) and the Commonwealth Star below it. The flag’s proportions are 1:2, which means that the flag’s width is double its height. In other words, if the height of the flag is 150 centi meters (or 1.5 meters), the width would be 300 centi meters (or 3 meters).

  2. Union Jack Dimensions: The Union Jack in the canton occupies the upper quarter (one-fourth) of the flag’s length (from the hoist side). This means that the Union Jack’s width is one-fourth of the flag’s width.

  3. Commonwealth Star: The seven-pointed Commonwealth Star, which is below the Union Jack, has a diameter of 4/9 of the height of the Union Jack. It is positioned in the center of the lower half of the canton.

It’s important to note that these dimensions are recommended for the Australian national flag, but there may be variations in practice. When producing or displaying the Australian flag, it’s advisable to adhere as closely as possible to these official proportions and dimensions to ensure accuracy and respect for the flag’s symbolism.

The most common flag poles and accessories include a variety of products for sale to suit different purposes, including residential, commercial, and institutional use. Here are some of the most common flagpoles and accessories that you can buy in New South Wales:

Flag Poles:

In-Ground Flagpoles: These are the most common type of flagpoles and are permanently installed in the ground. They come in various materials like aluminium, fibreglass, or steel and can range in height from small residential poles to large commercial or government installations.

Wall-Mounted Flagpoles: These flagpoles are attached to the exterior walls of buildings and are a great choice when space is limited. They are commonly used for displaying flags at homes, businesses, and institutions.

Telescoping Flagpoles: Telescoping flagpoles are portable and adjustable in height. They are convenient for events, parades, or temporary flag displays.

Accessories:

Flag Mounts and Brackets: These are used to attach the flagpole to a building or other structure. Wall-mounted brackets and ground mounts are commonly used options.

Halyard (Flagpole Rope): High-quality halyard is essential for raising and lowering the flag. It’s available in various materials, such as nylon or polyester, and different thicknesses.

Flag Snaps and Clips: These are used to secure the flag to the halyard or flagpole. They come in various materials and styles, including swivel clips, snap hooks, and more.

Flagpole Lighting: To display the flag properly at night, you may need flagpole lighting fixtures. These can be solar-powered or wired, and they illuminate the flag from above.

Flagpole Toppers (Finials): Decorative finials can be added to the top of the flagpole for aesthetic purposes. They come in various designs, including eagles, balls, and custom options.

Flagpole Ornaments: In addition to finials, flagpole ornaments can include other decorative elements, such as flagpole collars or bands.

Flag Storage and Display Cases: If you have multiple flags or need to store your flag when it’s not in use, flag storage and display cases are available.

Flagpole Maintenance and Repair Kits: These kits often include items like replacement halyards, pulleys, and other essential components for maintaining your flagpole.

Flagpole Flags: Of course, you can also purchase flags of various sizes and designs to display on your flagpole. This includes national flags, state flags, custom flags, and more.

When purchasing flagpoles and accessories in New South Wales, it’s essential to consider your specific needs, such as the type of flagpole, its height, and the location where it will be installed. Additionally, always ensure that your flagpole and accessories adhere to any local regulations or guidelines related to flag displays and installations.