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Purple Flag Status

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Purple Flag

Birmingham City Centre was one of the first to be awarded ‘Purple Flag’ status (like the blue flags given to beaches and the green flags for parks) in January 2010 and has successfully retained the status for another 12 months in recognition of the high standards in managing the evening/night time economy.

The award scheme recognises excellence in managing town and city centres which support a mix of evening activity - art and music venues, theatres, restaurants, late night shopping, as well as pubs and clubs.

The Home Office-backed scheme is managed by the Association of Town Centre Management which has introduced a rigorous, independent assessment process. Applicants are assessed on every aspect of managing the night time economy from crime and safety through to transport and other support facilities.

The next full assessment of Birmingham's Night-Time Economy will be undertaken in June 2014.

For further information please contact: dean.meyer@birmingham.gov.uk

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Last Updated : 8th July 2013