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Dundee Violet

Formed: 1883
Home colours: Royal Blue / White & Blue / White & Blue
Change colours: Yellow / Blue / Yellow
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Home ground: Glenesk Park
Address: Balfield Road, Dundee, DD3 6AG
Record attendance: 20,000 vs Bo'ness, 1947/48 (at Dens Park)
SFA Licence Award: None
Location: On the A972 (travelling from South & Perth): Turn off onto the slip road signposted for Coupar Angus (A923). Turn right, crossing over the A972 towards the Levi Jeans factory, go straight ahead at the roundabout here. Heading into Lochee turn left at the second roundabout into Harefield Road. Keep going until you cross a roundabout outside a superstore. The ground is on the on right (opposite the Laidlaw Ford car dealership) down Balfield Road (which is first right after the next set of traffic lights).
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Nearest Railway Station: Dundee (2 miles)
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Capacity: 1500
Seats: 0
Cover: Yes
Floodlights: No
Playing surface: Grass
Social club: Yes
Notes: All the features of Glenesk Park sit along one side, with the social club in one corner. There is an enclosure next to it through which the players and officials emerge from the changing rooms located behind. The remainder of the ground is grass banking that is overgrown in parts. The lum from the long-gone Camperdown Jute Mill looms over the ground.