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Flag Flying Days

There are three flagpoles at the Civic Centre, and are numbered as follows when looking at the Civic Centre: the one closest to the building is number 1, the middle number 2 and the one furthest from the building number 3.

Flags are flown from 8am until dusk Monday to Friday, and will usually be:

Flags flown Monday-Friday
Flagpole 1 Flagpole 2 Flagpole 3
Union flag Ashford Borough flag Empty

Regimental Flag Flying Days

Following council approval, regimental flags may be flown at the Civic Centre (on regimental days only) for those regiments who have been or are granted the Freedom of the Borough along with the flag for Armed Forces Day.

Regimental Flag Flying Dates
Date Occasion Flagpole 1 Flagpole 2 Flagpole 3
16 May Albuhera Day Union Flag Ashford Borough Flag Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment flag
25 June-30 June Armed Forces Day Union Flag Ashford Borough Flag Armed Forces Day Flag
19 July Intelligence Corps Regimental Day Union Flag Ashford Borough Flag Intelligence Corps Flag
3 September Merchant Navy Day Union Flag Ashford Borough Flag Red Ensign
4 December St. Barbara's Day Union Flag Ashford Borough Flag 133 Field Company REME (V) Flag

In accordance with guidance from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, the Union flag will be flown all year round in addition to the designated fixed flag flying days below.

Fixed Flag Flying Days

Fixed Flag Flying Dates
Date Occasion Flagpole 1 Flagpole 2 Flagpole 3
9 January Birthday of the Duchess of Cambridge Union Flag Ashford Borough Flag Empty
20 January Birthday of The Countess of Wessex Union Flag Ashford Borough Flag Empty
6 February Her Majesty's Accession Union Flag Ashford Borough Flag Empty
19 February Birthday of The Duke of York Union Flag Ashford Borough Flag Empty
10 March Birthday of The Earl of Wessex Union Flag Ashford Borough Flag Empty
12 March Commonwealth Day Union Flag Ashford Borough Flag Empty
21 April Birthday of Her Majesty The Queen Union Flag Ashford Borough Flag Empty
23 April St George's Day Union Flag Ashford Borough Flag St George's Flag
9 May Europe Day Union Flag Ashford Borough Flag Empty
2 June Coronation Day Union Flag Ashford Borough Flag Empty
10 June Birthday of The Duke of Edinburgh Union Flag Ashford Borough Flag Empty
16 June Official Celebration of Her Majesty's Birthday Union Flag Ashford Borough Flag Empty
21 June Birthday of The Duke of Cambridge Union Flag Ashford Borough Flag Empty
17 July Birthday of The Duchess of Cornwall Union Flag Ashford Borough Flag Empty
15 August Birthday of The Princess Royal Union Flag Ashford Borough Flag Empty
11 November Remembrance Day Union Flag Ashford Borough Flag Empty
14 November Birthday of The Prince of Wales Union Flag Ashford Borough Flag Empty
20 November Her Majesty's Wedding Day Union Flag Ashford Borough Flag Empty

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