Welcome to Purple Flag

Purple Flag is an accreditation process similar to the Green Flag award for parks and the Blue Flag for beaches. It leads to Purple Flag status for town & city centres that meet or surpass the standards of excellence in managing the evening and night time economy (ENTE).

A comprehensive set of standards, management processes and good practice examples designed to help transform with a research, training and development programme, improving a town and city centres ENTE.

Purple Flag is a positive initiative that indicates an entertaining, diverse, safe and enjoyable night out throughout the UK and Ireland and now being taken up internationally.

The deadline dates for applications to be in by for the Purple Flag rounds in 2016/2017 are:

Round 17 – 14 October 2016

Round 18 – 31 January 2017

Round 19 – 30 June 2017

Round 20 - 13 October 2017

Purple Flag Locations: