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Flying flags and permissions: A Piggotts guide to what you need to know Part 1

As flag makers and installers we are often asked at Piggotts & Branding Ltd, “what permissions are required for a...

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Harry Potter: A History of Magic……and Piggotts

Piggotts Flags & Branding Ltd is fortunate to have a long-standing, very good relationship with the famous British Library, which...

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Piggotts Flags & Branding Supporting Local Hospital

A short while ago, Cambridge University Hospital came to Piggotts Flags and Branding Ltd to ask for our support in producing their symbolic new flag that demonstrates, as the hospital put it, that they are “One big family” and of course, we were all too happy to help! Cambridge University...

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A brief flying visit to the history of flags

When most people think of flags they tend to imagine their national flag. The study of flags is known as vexillology and is wildly popular and comes up regularly in televisions programmes such as The Big Bang Theory and, Um, no wait… that’s about it really! However, like most things,...

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Our new festive flagpoles systems have arrived to transform your flagpole.

TRANSFORM YOUR FLAG POLE THIS CHRISTMAS! It’s nearly that time of year again when the days get shorter and the nights darker, which means that your flag may not be as effective as it could be without external lighting. So why not make good use of the flag pole by...

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Piggott Bros. & Co. – History Of The Company

You may or may not know from our company details, but Piggotts has been around for a very long time. The company was first established in 1780 by two brothers in the heart of London and in one variation or another, has evolved and changed ever since into the current...

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Your Guide To Safe & Quick Flag Pole Installation

Believe it or not there are more than one type of flag pole. You could have a vertical flag pole (which are of course the most common and the flag pole that everyone knows) but you can also have an angled flag pole (normally either a 45 degree or 35...

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Flag Pole safety Inspection – Piggotts Flags & Branding Ltd

If you have an existing flag pole that has been installed either by Piggotts Flags & Branding Ltd or by another company, you should take note of the following regulations that are required which are your responsibility as the owner of the structure. The Health & Safety Work Act Requires:...

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Piggotts & Harrods continued partnership

Harrods is arguably one of the most well-known department stores in the world. Known for its heritage, quality and diversity it has stood the test of time and remains one of this country’s most beloved places to visit when in the capital. For the last 20 years, Piggotts has been...

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Pick The Right Windsock For Your Purpose [Infographic]

Where are windsocks used? Aviation: small airports and airfields Medical transportation and helipads Petrochemical plants and oil rigs Offshore platforms Prisons Agriculture Harbours, ports, marine uses How to choose your best windsock supplier? There are several determinants that qualify a manufacturer as a reliable provider of safety windsocks. These include;...

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Order custom printed banners from Piggotts Flags and Branding

We understand corporate standards, the importance of communicating a persuasive and consistent brand message and successfully capturing your audience’s attention; be it a retail establishment, coffee shop chain, fundraising event or a reusable retractable banner for trade shows. Banners from Piggotts F&B deliver a visually compelling and persuasive marketing message,...

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THE LEGEND OF ST GEORGE

The story of St George, the patron saint of England, is a legend that has been told for centuries, how his bravery in slaying a dragon and saving a princess earned him his place in fabled history. The national flag of England is named after him. He has a day...

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Banners, flags and flagpoles for outdoor advertising

Flags and Flagpoles Branded flags and outdoor advertising banners are one of the most successful means of not only marketing goods and services, but also communicating your company’s core values and influencing how they are perceived by the target client group and other companies. Piggotts Flags & Branding has a...

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Advertising Banners

Advertising banners are an increasingly popular way of advertising brands. They are a versatile and cost effective way of visualising everything from a complete campaign to just a logo, both indoors and out. As banner makers, Piggotts Flags And Branding, have been providing fabric and PVC banners worldwide for many...

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Commercial Flagpoles

Piggotts Flags & Branding is one of UK’s renowned suppliers of quality commercial flagpoles, manufactured from aluminium and fibreglass in a variety of sizes. We also offer bespoke crafted timber flagpoles for prestigious traditional finishes. All our flagpoles come with a ten-year guarantee. Our ground mounted commercial flagpoles are ideal...

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Commercial Flagpole Installation and Maintenance

Piggotts Flags & Banners is a nationwide supplier of complete flagpole services – from design through manufacture to installation and flagpole maintenance services. Throughout the years, we’ve supplied commercial flagpoles, installation and maintenance services to companies and arenas across the UK and around the world. Our commercial flagpole range is made...

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Decorative Bunting for a Summer Garden Party

With plenty of time ahead of us to get ready for the summer party season, we’ve lined up a list of most popular options of decorative outdoor bunting for any garden tea party, family dinner or themed wedding reception. Union Jack bunting – excellent outdoor bunting design for any English...

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Interesting facts about industrial windsocks

Windsocks nowadays include a wide range of safety products that are manufactured from various fabrics and materials depending on their applications at national airports, sporting events or industrial sites. What is the purpose of industrial and aviation windsocks? Industrial windsocks, sometimes called “wind cones” or “air cones” are a kind...

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The Harrods Winter Sale gets the Piggotts flag treatment

Leading flag, banner and marquee provider, Piggotts, will be providing all of the flags for the Harrods Winter Sale for the 20th year in a row this weekend. Every year, eager Harrods customers take to the store as early as Christmas Eve to be at the front of the queue...

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2017 Flag dates for your diary

At Piggotts, we know how important raising a flag for a particular day or event is. We also know that sometimes people forget these dates or remember them last minute. Below is a list of important flag dates for your 2017 diary, to ensure you’re ready with your flags in...

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Evening Standard flags

Piggotts are thrilled to be working with the Evening Standard to introduce new branded flags to their famous news stands throughout the City of London. The flags are aimed to increase brand awareness at the same time as guiding eager readers to their stands. The flags are currently being carefully...

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Piggotts Christmas offers

Piggotts Flags and Banners have some fantastic promotions to offer you this Winter season, just in time for Christmas. Free delivery For free delivery on all flags when you spend £40 or more. Use coupon code FREEDELIV at the checkout from 15th November – 31st December Christmas treats When you...

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Winter is coming

Winter is coming and Piggotts want you to be ready with your flag pole maintenance. Are you aware that as part of displaying your brand name using a flag, the Health & Safety At Work Act requires “maintenance of the flag in a condition which is safe and without risks...

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Halloween bunting

We are pleased to say that we are now stocking halloween bunting – the perfect addition for your indoor and outdoor halloween events. For personalised bunting or bespoke patterns, please contact us. There are many designs we can do so our stock is not limited to colour or pattern. All...

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Autumn offer

We are offering 10% off all of our banners throughout autumn! All you need to do is design your artwork (our talented design team can even help you if need be) and then send the artwork in PDF or EPS format to sales@piggotts.co.uk with your size, colour and what the...

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Piggotts’ Poles

Piggotts’ flags team have been working hard on crafting the 10 metre flag pole made from a Douglas fir tree for St George the Martyr Church in Ramsgate. They have just finished painting the undercoat and added a ladder to be able to undertake maintenance out on the weather vane...

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When Flags and Marquees meet

At Piggotts, we pride ourselves on providing end to end solutions for your event. To help make your marquees that bit more effective, why not order some branded flags or banners to fly next to them? With our years of experience, fully accredited experts and high work ethic, we can guide...

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Flag Poles for Churches

The rain doesn’t stop Team Piggotts!  Piggotts prides itself on offering a safe, accredited and reliable installation service. We are IPAF, CHAD, RoSPA and ISO accredited, allowing us to work at heights and attain the required health & safety necessary to aid in every stage of your display. Today the...

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Roller Banner Launch

Piggotts has sought to remind organisations of the effectiveness of printed banners for advertising as it launches its new range of high quality roller banners. In an age where digital marketing is ever increasing, it is vital to combine your online and offline marketing for optimum success. In 2015, 86%...

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Facts about Flags

We recently had a customer ask us what the world’s largest ever flag was so I decided to collate a list of top ten flag facts! There is only one country in the world whose flag is not quadrilateral – this is the Nepalese flag. The two stacked triangular flag...

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Sewn Stars and Stripes

This week we have taken some progress photographs of a four yard American flag, sewn by our talented seamstress at Piggotts. All fifty stars and thirteen stripes were carefully sewn onto woven polyester, to create an impressively large  flag. You can purchase sewn flags along with our printed ones through...

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Piggotts waves Premier League flags

After an extraordinary and historic win of the Premier League 2015/16 for Leicester City, Piggotts were thrilled to work in partnership with Wild West Design to print the Barclays Premier League flags. Wild West said that they had “enjoyed working with Barclays Premier League on their creative services since the sponsorship...

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Shakespeare and Piggotts

Yesterday we were at the British Library hanging banners and clean flags. The banners were hung for the Shakespeare in Ten Acts which will showcase over 200 unique and rare items from the Shakespeare era to commemorate the 400th anniversary since Shakespeare’s death. The exhibition will be held in the...

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1800s Throwback Thursday

We have a gem of a Throw Back Thursday today! As you may already know, Piggotts has been in business for over two hundred years and during this time, we have displayed, built and designed countless of flags, marquees and Christmas lights across the country. Today I will be emphasising on...

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The Queen’s 90th birthday flags and banners

April 21 2016 will be a big day for Great Britain as we celebrate The Queen’s 90th birthday. To show your support and appreciation for Her Majesty, why not join the millions of people who will be putting their Union Jack flags on display? Piggotts will be producing bespoke, custom-made...

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The importance of being a windsock

A windsock is a conical textile tube which looks like a giant sock and is designed to indicate wind direction and relative speed. The humble windsock may seem like a rather primitive tool to find out how windy it is, but it’s highly important and offers an extraordinary service. Here...

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Barclays Premier League Banners

New league, new banners! As we all know, the Barclays Premier League has begun, football players are gearing up for matches and fans are shouting at the tops of their lungs. Over the years, Piggotts has built relationships with professional football teams and for the 10th year running they have...

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Show your creativity with banners and café windbreaks for your business

You wouldn’t spend your entire summer dressed in black and grey, so why do the same with your banners and barriers? Summer is the best time to showcase vibrant colours and get your business into the sun-sational spirit. Before getting carried away with creativity, identify key objectives and ensure they...

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Further Investment for Piggotts’ expanding Flag and Banners Division

Piggotts Flags and Banners division has been supplying sewn and printed flags for many years to all types of clients, from individuals to famous clients like Regent Street. Due to an upturn in orders, a new state of the art full colour flag and banner printer has been installed in...

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    Reg Office: 855 London Road, Thurrock, RM20 3LG
    Reg Number: 10582644