Preston's own Monopoly game to hit the shelves in October
The brand new official Monopoly game for Preston will hit the shops and be launched on 22nd October,
It was announced this morning by Winning Moves UK - the company who are producing the Preston-influenced game under official license from Monopoly owners, Hasbro.
This new unique version and twist on the world’s most famous board game is being timed specially to hit the shops well in time for this Christmas.
The game will feature more than 30 Preston landmarks and city favourites, with The Harris Museum and Deepdale extremely likely to star on leading squares.
Says George Shrimpton from Winning Moves UK: “The game will feature the great and the good of Preston. It’s in effect a love letter to the city.”
Preston & South Ribble Street Pastors is featured on the Monopoly Preston Edition game, as it was announced that they were the first of the charities, voted onto the board via a public poll, to be announced.
There will be eight other Preston based charities featuring on the game in total which will be announced at a later date.
Each charity will get to feature either on their own square, or one of the Community Chest or Chance cards that players are directed to if they land on a Community Chest or Chance space.
35 Preston landmarks, organisations and favourites will star in the game on their very own Monopoly Preston prime real estate or a card.
The new board will be available at all good toy and book stores in Preston from 22nd October, including Waterstones, The Works, Ryman and very widely online, including on Amazon.