New flag pole installed for a school in Medowie NSW

We installed a brand new flag pole for this school in Medowie NSW, see how we did it
New flag pole installed in a school in NSW

New flag pole installed for a school

Our our sign writing shop in Cardiff near Newcastle services the Central Coast & Hunter Region of New South Wales. We were engaged to install a new flag pole for a school in Medowie, NSW.  Medowie Christian School wanted a new flag pole and chose an internal roped model so they could fly the Australian flag.

Where can you buy a new flag pole for a school?

Our shop in Cardiff NSW sells new flag poles. We have a selection of types you can choose from, we can remove your old one & install new ones.

What locations can a flag pole be installed

Flagpoles can be installed and used in various locations and settings, depending on the intended purpose and local regulations. Flagpoles can be installed in various ways, depending on the specific location, purpose, and design requirements. Here are some common types of flagpole installations:

  • In-Ground or Ground-Mounted Installation: This is the most traditional and common method of flagpole installation. The flagpole is securely mounted into the ground using a foundation sleeve, which is typically made of metal or PVC. The flagpole is inserted into the sleeve and secured in place with a locking mechanism.
  • Wall-Mounted Installation: Wall-mounted flagpoles are attached directly to the exterior wall of a building or structure. These flagpoles are often used when there is limited space for a freestanding pole or for decorative purposes.
  • Roof-Mounted Installation: Roof-mounted flagpoles are designed to be installed on the roof of a building. They may extend through the roof structure or be attached to a specialised roof mount. Roof-mounted flagpoles are often used on commercial buildings or structures with flat roofs.


Here are some common places and contexts where flagpoles are installed and used:


  • Residential properties: Many homeowners choose to install flagpoles in their front yards or gardens to display national flags, state flags, or decorative flags. Residential flagpoles are often shorter in height and may be freestanding or attached to the house.
  • Commercial and businesses: Flagpoles are commonly installed at commercial establishments, such as car dealerships, hotels, restaurants, and office buildings, to display business logos, branding, or promotional flags.
  • Government buildings: Government and municipal buildings often feature flagpoles prominently displaying national flags, state flags, and local government flags. These flagpoles symbolize national and civic pride.
  • Schools and educational institutions: Schools, colleges, and universities often have flagpoles in front of their campuses, displaying national flags, institution flags, or flags representing academic achievements or events.
  • Religious institutions: Places of worship, such as churches, mosques, and temples, may have flagpoles for religious flags or banners to mark important events or religious holidays.
  • Sporting facilities: Sports stadiums, arenas, and sports clubs may have flagpoles to fly team flags, banners, or championship flags to celebrate victories or promote sporting events.
  • Public parks and civic centers: Public spaces and civic buildings may feature flagpoles displaying national flags, state or regional flags, and flags for special occasions or holidays.
  • Historical sites and museums: Historical landmarks, museums, and heritage sites often use flagpoles to display historical flags or banners that reflect the site’s significance.
  • Military installations: Military bases and installations have flagpoles where military flags, unit flags, and national flags are displayed as symbols of service and patriotism.
  • Cemeteries: Flagpoles are commonly found in military cemeteries, where they are used to display flags in honor of fallen soldiers and veterans.
  • Events and conventions: Temporary flagpoles may be erected at event venues, convention centers, and exhibition halls to display event-specific flags, logos, or banners.
  • Residential communities: Some gated communities, housing associations, and planned developments have community flagpoles at entrances or common areas to display community flags or special flags for events.
  • Boat docks and marinas: Flagpoles on boat docks and marinas are used to fly nautical flags, signal flags, and burgees to convey important information to boaters and sailors.
  • Golf courses: Flagpoles are commonly seen on golf courses, where they mark the locations of golf holes and help golfers determine the wind direction.

It’s important to note that the installation and use of flagpoles may be subject to local regulations, zoning ordinances, and height restrictions. Before installing a flagpole, individuals and organisations should check with their local authorities to ensure compliance with any applicable rules and obtain any necessary permits. Additionally, the type and size of flagpole chosen should align with the intended purpose and aesthetics of the location.

What types of flags does our sign shop sell?

Below is a small sample of the types of flags we can sell from our signage shop near Newcastle in New South Wales

We hope you enjoyed our behind the scenes look at how another business has approached their new signage project. You can visit our sign writing shop in Cardiff near Newcastle in New South Wales. At Screen Signs, we’d be happy to answer any questions you may have and are always happy to come up with some mock up ideas to get things started.

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Kylie Wells
Kylie Wells

Kylie is the Director of Screen Signs and is passionate about helping local businesses promote themselves with signage for their building, retail shop, vehicles or other locations.

Kylie and her husband run Screen Signs, a local sign writing business serving the Central Coast & Hunter region from their sign shop in Cardiff near Newcastle in Australia.

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