England (St George's) flag
The flag of England, also known as the St George's flag, is based on the St George's Cross. The flag is set on a white field with a thick red cross centred and stretching from the top of the flag to the bottom of the flag and the left of the flag to the right of the flag. The England/St George flag has the proportions of 3:5.
The St George's flag was first used as the flag of England in 1191 and officially adopted in 1277.
The England/St George's flag is also part of our range of motor racing flags and is included in our set of 11 motor racing flags. In motor racing, the England/St George's flag is used to indicate that it is the final lap of a race.
The England/St George's flag flying outside the Leeds Town Hall