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TV star becomes editor to help magazine celebrate 25 years

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Location, Location, Location star Phil Spencer is the guest editor of SW Resident’s October issue, to mark the flagship magazine’s 25th anniversary.

The Archant London luxury lifestyle magazine for South West London is celebrating 25 years in publishing this autumn. To celebrate the milestone, property expert and television presenter Phil Spencer, who has lived in Wandsworth for over 20 years, worked closely with SW Resident editor, Lorraine Crighton-Smith, to produce a special anniversary issue, celebrating the best local shops, restaurants and streets.

Lorraine said: “Phil was the perfect candidate for the job, having been a resident of South West London for over 20 years. His knowledge of the local area is unrivalled. It has been an absolute pleasure working with him.”

Phil, who has a new series of Secret Agent due to air this autumn, said: “Having enjoyed flicking through the magazine pretty much every month throughout the 22 years I’ve lived here, I was delighted to be asked to guest edit this issue and to be involved in the celebrations.”

The October issue of SW Resident is out now.

Read Phil’s story and see the behind-the-scenes video online at

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