Quick Reference Guide

Use this quick reference table to pick the feature most important to you. We have a pole to suit every requirement.

ArchitecturalVantageGlassfibreShowhomePortableShort Wall Mounted
Ground Sleeve Yes Yes  
Fixed BaseYes Yes   
Hinged BaseYesYesYesYes  
Portable Bases    Yes 
Removable Concrete Bases  YesYes  
Wall MountableYesYesYesYes Yes
Gold FinialYesYesYesYes  
White FinialYesYesYesYesYesYes
Internal HalyardYesYesYes   
External HalyardYesYesYesYesYesYes
Anti-Furl Bar     Yes
Tethers No     Yes
Flag WeightYesYesYesYesYes 
Rotating ArmYesYesYesYesYes 
Specialist ColoursYesYes YesYes 
Installation AvailableYesYesYesYes Yes

FLAGS AND FLAGPOLE GLOSSARY

TermDescription
Anodised A protective coating, typically for aluminium; an oxide layer applied using an electrolytic process.
CleatA fitting used to secure the Halyard to the flagpole and keep it in place once the flag is hoisted.
FinialA cap fitted at the very top of the flagpole, usually in the shape of an onion or mushroom. It is usually white or gold.
Ground Sleeve This is a sleeve which a standard flagpole slots into. Simple but highly effective and secure and can be used in the earth or in concrete.
Guylines Cables or ropes used to restrain and secure a flag, preventing it from falling over.
HalyardThe rope used to hoist the flag up the flagpole. These can either be external (visible) or internal (more secure).
Hinged Base Used with a pole made in one part and allows for easy installation and maintenance.
Rope & ToggleA short length of rope attached to the headband on the left side of the flag and held in place at the top by a wooden toggle - supplied with all flags intended for flying in the conventional way.
Rotating ArmUsed typically for portrait orientation. It is a light metal arm at the top of the flagpole which holds the flag out even when there is no wind.
Weighted CollarA device which keeps the flag under tension, especially when used in conjunction with a Rotating Arm or internal halyard flagpole