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Tartan Details - Forth Bridges, The

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Forth Bridges, The" tartan is shown below. 

Reference: 12468
Designer: Kinloch Anderson Ltd
Tartan date: 23/07/2018
Registration date: 16 April 2019
Category: Corporate
Restrictions: Yes. This design has been exclusively designed by Kinloch Anderson Ltd for Transport Scotland/The Forth Bridges, restricted availability.
Use of this tartan for weaving and to produce all products is restricted to Kinloch Anderson Ltd. Please contact Kinloch Anderson regarding use.
Please contact Kinloch Anderson regarding use.

Registration notes: Commissioned in recognition of, and to celebrate, The Forth Bridges, Scotland, being the only location worldwide to have a transport bridge constructed in each of the 3 past centuries. The sett has been established as a feature of tartan to represent each of the three centuries of The Forth Bridges; the widest central white band notes a count of 20, representing the completion of the Queensferry Crossing in 2017. The widest grey bands note a count of 19 to represent the completion of The Forth Road Bridge in 1964, this section also provides a visual of the 2 towers of the suspension bridge with its central crosses. The widest red bands count 18 representing the completion of the Forth Rail Bridge in 1890. The design features the 3 colours of each of The Forth Bridges, also featured in the brand logo representing this iconic location and visitor destination.
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