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Maidstone Borough Council is urging residents to vote for places to feature as Monopoly announce a new Maidstone version of the iconic board game. There are just two weeks to have your say as polling started on Thursday, March 25 and closes at 11.59pm on Wednesday, April 7. Even Maidstone’s famous attractions have got involved trying to gather support, so they can claim they’re square on this latest edition. Finding four train stations as in the Monopoly original proved a challenge. As did locating Maidstone’s Old Kent Road equivalent. The public suggested Maidstone landmarks and charities to be featured in the new game
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George Shrimpton, custom games executive at manufacturer Winning Moves, explained what it takes to bring a special edition of the famous game to life. We imagine what the iconic Monopoly board could look like with Maidstone landmarks One card sends you on a free guided VIP tour of Leeds Castle, while another hands players lots of Monopoly money as a celebration for Maidstone United Football Club winning the league. As MONOPOLY announce a new Maidstone version of the iconic game Maidstone Borough Council is urging residents to vote for places to feature on the new board game.
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However the launch of the game for the cathedral city in 2014 was not without incident, with a picture of Rochester Castle accidentally included on Canterbury’s edition. A hotel on Jubilee Square could be a nice little earner The announcement was made in March. At the time, the public was invited to suggest Maidstone landmarks and charities to feature. More than 5,000 suggestions were received. Mayor of Maidstone, Cllr Fay Gooch, attended the launch It may well be more a case of which landmarks to leave off than the ones to put on. We expect to be wonderfully spoilt for choice.”
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The new game will have sets and cards themed to Maidstone’s landmarks, heritage, shopping, education, entertainment and more as well as customised Chance and Community Chest cards.
It is not the first time a place in Kent has been granted the honour of featuring in its very own edition of the iconic trading game. We have themed the sets around different genres. From heritage to shopping, leisure to arts – and to train stations, including Mote Park’s miniature railway.