Blazon: Sable eight rays of lightning issuant from the fess point throughout or
Crest: On a wreath of the colors in front of a demi-sun in splendor or a demi-cogwheel sable
Mantling: Sable lined or
Motto: Progress with humanity
The lightning rays are intended to refer to the fact that the borough contains Alexandra Palace, from which the first the television broadcast was made.