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Tartan Details - Oakland Centre

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Oakland Centre" tartan is shown below. 

Reference: 11587
Designer: Oakland Centre Service Users/Warpweftweave Studio
Tartan date: 06/05/2016
Registration date: 13 July 2016
Category: Corporate
Restrictions: Yes. For the exclusive use of Oakland Centre.
Any persons wishing further information in regards to the design and/or use of this tartan should contact the designer: [email protected]


Registration notes: This tartan was designed by Warpweftweave in conjunction with service users at Oakland Centre, Dundee, a day-care centre run by Dundee City Council which provides a wide range of activities for older people. The project started as an activity created to encourage service users to celebrate St Andrew’s day and honour their "Scottishness" in a creative and meaningful manner. A total of ten different designs were created, either individually or as part of a group. The winning design was created by a group of three service users who called themselves “The Tuesday Terrors". They felt the colours they chose (red, black and natural white) were a good contrast. The group did not want too many colours in their tartan as they wanted it to be straightforward and unfussy.
Woven Sample: A woven sample of this tartan has been received by the Scottish Register of Tartans for permanent preservation in the National Records of Scotland.
Tartan image: Oakland Centre. Click on this image to see a more detailed version.

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