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About the our badge design
The London and South East England region standard badge denotes the counties of London, Middlesex, Surrey, Sussex and Kent.
- St George denotes England.
- The first Scout Rally in 1910 where guiding began is symbolised by the television mast at the Crystal Palace.
- The cathedral represents the places of worship in our region.
- The post office tower represents modern times.
- The windmill represents the one sat on Wimbledon Common where Lord Baden-Powell wrote "Scouting for Boys".
- The trees represent the North and South Downs and other green places across our region.
- The ships sailed to and from the coasts and barges traded on the river; dolphins appear on the badges as arms of those who lived by the sea.
Did you know?
- Our region executive agreed to have a region standard in 1971.
- It was designed by Medway College of Arts in 1972.
- And in October 1974 a Blessing of Standard Service was held at St Paul’s Cathedral with HRH Princess Margaret in attendance!
- The London county badge depicts the Tower of London.