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Winning At Monopoly

Marshalls recently paved the last two streets on the board ? Whitehall (?140 in the pink set) and Mayfair (?400 in the dark blue pair), more than 150 years after founder Solomon Marshall sold his first flagstones to London from Cromwell quarry in Southowram.

Since 1850, Marshalls has quarried stone from its sites to cover kilometres of London?s landmarks, including Oxford and Regent Streets (?300 and dark green), Trafalgar Square (?240 and red), Piccadilly Circus (?280 and yellow), Vine Street (?200 and orange), Whitechapel and the Old Kent Road (?60 and brown), Northumberland Avenue (?160 and pink) and the Angel, Islington, the only pub on the Monopoly board (?100 in the pale blue set).

Marshalls sealed the Monopoly claim after a major increase in supplies to London in the last two decades. ?It?s been a case of the poshest place last,? said Gordon Hines of Marshalls? natural stone division about paving Whitehall and Mayfair last, ?but we got there, and there are plenty of other streets we?ve done in between.?

Sources: The Guardian (UK), Aggregate Research

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