Derby Cathedral campaign for 'Old Kent Road' on city's new Monopoly board

Derby Cathedral Credit: ITV News Central

Derby Cathedral says it wants to the the cheapest space on the board when the city's version of Monopoly is produced.

Designers say they would like to see the building in the Mayfair slot . But some of the staff say the cathedral, which is 943 years old, is more like Old Kent Road as it's accessible to everyone.

The Very Reverend Dr John Davies, The Dean of Derby will be discussing the proposition with designers later today.

The public has been voting for 22 landmarks to appear on the multi-coloured site made famous on the London board from Mayfair to Old Kent Road, with polls closing soon.

And people have been taking to social media to point out the irony that Derby Cathedral will take occupancy on Old Kent Road even if it wins a heritage award being held in London's Park Lane, the second most expensive square on the board.

Another social media commentator has said: "Derby Cathedral for Old Kent Road - it's older than William the Conqueror so a nice fit!".

Asked about the prospect of being on Old Kent Road on the new Derby board - which is out this October - the Revd Dr Elizabeth Thomson, Derby Cathedral's Canon Missioner said: