Historical information

This flag features the City of Brighton crest which was used by the City of Brighton until 1970, when an official Coat of Arms was issued by the British College of Heraldry. Brighton was first incorporated as a borough on 18 January 1859, it became a town on 18 March 1887 and was proclaimed a city on 12 March 1919.

Physical description

Navy blue flag with circular crest in the centre with the words CITY OF BRIGHTON 1859 in black ink in a white border around the outside. A polychrome scene of the Brighton crest is in the centre showing the coastline with a pier extending to the water, sail boats in the distance, a train on the right of the pier, buildings on the left and the sandy beach at the base. The flag has rope woven through left side.