Croydon Guardian: Visit the Adfast website

Adfast is our preferred method of receiving artwork as it benefits both the advertiser and publisher.

For more information please go to or ring 01923 216358


1 column 27mm
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2 column 56mm
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3 column 85mm
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4 column 114mm
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5 column 143mm
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6 column 172mm
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7 column 201mm
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8 column 230mm
9 column 259mm
Print advert sizes are generally given as length x width, where length is in cm and width is in columns.
Example: A 10x2 advert would be 10cm long and 5.6cm wide

If you are supplying a wrap please telephone for details of sizes.
(tel: 01923 216358)

The following is a guide to the specifications for submitting digital files to:

Newsquest (South London) Ltd
South London Guardian
Property Weekly
Surrey Comet series
Richmond & Twickenham Times Series (RTT)

Photoshop CS2, Illustrator CS2, Acrobat 6.0


Due to copyright law the company can only use/output fonts that it holds licenses for.

A selection of approximately 250 is available, a copy of which is available on request. The company will not, under any circumstances, load fonts onto its system supplied by a customer or agency.

It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that only legal fonts are used in their advertisement.

Newsquest is registered with Adfast and this is our preferred method to receive complete adverts.

Please inform your sales representative at Newsquest if an ad is being sent Adfast, quoting the URN on the file name.

Newsquest is registered with Adfast and this is our preferred method to receive complete adverts. The preferred formats are Photoshop, JPEG and PDF.

4 colour images to be 300dpi @ 100 lines per inch.

Adobe Illustrator files

The preferred format is an Illustrator EPS or PDF with ALL fonts outlined.

We do not accept imported or placed images with LZW compression or EPS files that have been JPEGed.

Deadlines for receiving electronic artwork (by title):

Property - (All papers) 1pm Friday


5.30pm Monday
Croydon Guardian
Wandsworth Guardian Series
Kingston Guardian
Elmbridge Guardian
5.30pm Tuesday
Wimbledon Guardian
Sutton Guardian
Epsom Guardian
5.30pm Wednesday
Surrey Comet
RT Times Series

Recruitment advertisements must arrive no later than the booking deadlines:

5pm Tuesday
Croydon Guardian
Wandsworth Guardian Series
Streatham Guardian
Kingston Guardian
Elmbridge Guardian
Wimbledon: 10.30am
Sutton Guardian: 1pm
Epsom Guardian: 1pm
11am Thursday
Surrey Comet
RT Times Series

Production Manager: 01923 216358

Always confirm receipt of files by telephone on 01923 216366
Receipt does not guarantee successful output.

Email: Complete adverts can be sent to, quoting the URN in the subject line.

If email is used PDF is the preferred file format.


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