All of our locksmiths are experts in lock repairs and replacements for both commercial and domestic clients. Our focus on customer service and value for money makes us the number one choice for major companies and home owners alike.
Local locksmith services throughout the UK
Our lock smiths are on-call 24 hours a day for all types of locksmith work including emergency locksmith services, lock-outs, lock changes & repairs, burglary repairs and emergency entry. As well as traditional locksmithing we can also install and maintain the latest digital smart locks for timber, PVCu and composite doors, such as the yale keyfree lock that can be unlocked with your smartphone and the yale keyless lock which can be unlocked with a key fob or unique code.
Same day lock repairs
Our mobile locksmiths carry a wide range of common household locks on their vans from leading industry brands including Yale, ERA and Union. This means that your locksmith will usually be able to provide cylinder locks, mortice locks, rim cylinders and more on the spot, so they can complete the job in just one visit.
No call out fee, locksmith work guaranteed
There's no 'call-out' fee, we aim to get to you within 30 minutes, and we're available 24 hours a day. Our work is guaranteed with a 12 month manufacturers warranty on all parts and 90 days guarantee on all workmanship.
If you are looking for a local locksmith near you then LockRite can help! Our locksmiths are experts in lock repairs & replacements, lock maintenance, emergency entry, home security and more.
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"Prompt and efficient service by polite locksmith who explained about the problem and part/labour guarantees. Would definitely use the service again."
- Mr G Owens
"Very prompt, Robert phoned before he tackled a broken lock efficiently repaired it very tidy and polite would use and recommend if needed again"
- M Smith
"Great service. Never needed the services of a locksmith before but the lock mechanism went leaving me locked out of the house. Lockrite were able to give me a firm price over the phone and a quick response - fantastic! Would certainly recommend"
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Expert locksmiths near you
If you're locked out, lost your keys or you're finding it hard to lock your door, our trusted and trained locksmiths are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to unlock your door and get you back into your property.
Quality & Value
We aim to give you the best possible service without charging you a fortune - our reputation depends on it! We provide a highly professional service at a very affordable price. LockRite is fully accredited with certifications for CHAS, Constructionline, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 14001 and more. LockRite are official Yale Smart Security Partners too, which means we're trusted by Yale to provide and install the latest in Yale smart home security, including smart locks, CCTV and alarms.
All our work is guaranteed with a 12 month manufacturers warranty on all parts and 90 days guarantee on all workmanship.
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Gain access to front door and change euro cylinder
Adjust UPVC Door
Adjustment of front upvc door to lock correctly
Replace Cam On Euro
Change misaligned cam on euro
Change deadlock on front door, fit two escutcheons and cut 4 keys
Lock changes and window repair
Replace front aluminium door euro cylinder and outer shutter cylinder
Fit Thumb Turn Locks
Supply and fit 3 x thumb turn euros
Gain access to side door kitchen supply fit new yale gearbox
Replace multipoint locking mech euro cylinder to front door
Upvc door adjusted
Fire Door Not Locking
Bottom lock on fire door not unlocking - frame loose in brickwork so door dropped slightly binding bolt. Moved frame keep to allow correct locking
Fit Mortice Locks
Supply and fit 2 x mortise deadlocks to internal wooden doors
Adjustments To uPVC Door
Upvc front door - adjustments made to keeps on frame. Wooden internal door yale nightlatch replaced.
Fault with gearbox. Cracked spindle drive. Replace gearbox. Adjust lock keep on the frame
Gain Entry and Fix Door
Gain entry to rear upvc door as the mechanism had failed and the door wouldn't open. Supply and fit new centre gearbox and re-align the door so it licks as it should.
Job Description From 1005
Front door intermittently not locking properly - down to bad key copy and possible worn brass top pins
Composite Door Repair
Repair to composite door. Replace central gearbox.
Fit New Lock
Supply and fit euro cylinder, sash lock
Faulty Euro cylinder
Replace faulty euro cylinder in front upvc door, pins fallen out of cylinder
Lockout front upvc door. Key snapped in lock. Engineer gained access and extracted broken key. Lock and door tested with alternate key.
Extract key out of back door lock
Lock Service and Gain Entry
Old style c series deadlock with electric switch on wooden back door. Levers crushed and lock jammed. Service lock and fit replacement lever pack and curtain. Tighten outside opening device. Gain entry toilet door and store room doors mortise deadlocks
Remove broken euro and replace with thumbturn inc 5 keys
Removed latch and realigned tail to fit in latch
front door lock changed
Remove Broken Key
Remove broken key from lock (Key Extraction). Refit lock and cut 2 keys to pattern. Adjust metal cabinet so it will lock (master fitted lock).
Gain Access & Replace Locks
Gain entry. Replace patio door mechanism. Replace euro cylinder.
Problems Locking Wooden Door
Problems locking deadlock on rear wooden door as faceplate jamming bolt. Removed from door and realigned replacing missing screws.
Gearbox Replaced After Attempted Break In
Following attempted break in door handle on front timber door has become loose and difficult to operate. Upon inspection gearbox has been forced, which was consequently replaced and tested. Property secure.
Fix uPVC Door Mech
Upvc door mechanism broken
Replace Lock Cylinder
Replaced euro cylinder
uPVC Door Issue
Fix problem to upvc door
Front door, supply and fit rim cylinder
Yale Smart Alarm Install
Installed Yale smart alarm and extra devices.
Remove Broken Key
Remove broken key from bi-fold door. Open basement door (lost key) fit new sash lock 5 lever.
Cannot lock patio door. When lifting handle it will not lift. Adjustments made to door keep, taken off and dropped by approx 6 mm to align with door. Tested ok and now locks with ease.
Replaced Broken Lock
Replaced broken digital lock. Adjusted and expanded new keep to allow for wooden door expansion/contraction during temperature changes.
Realign garage and patio doors. Fit new lock cylinder in each. Fit sash jammer on closed patio door
Patio Door Locks
2 x patio door locks fitted
New Lock Cylinder
Supply and fit euro cylinder
New Door Handles
Fit front door handle set
Door Alignment, Lock Installs & Maintenance
Realign rear patio doors, fit new handles, gearbox and British Standard euro cylinder. Replace outside security light, install keysafe and set code. Remove source and replace new locking mechanisms on front lounge and rear bedroom window. Fit new espag handles to all windows keyed alike. Fit sash jammers to doors and windows where necessary.
Yale Smart Alarm Install
Supply and install yale smart alarm 340 kit and devices. Initialise and demo on setup
Replace front door lock. Vectis era 45mm change gearbox.
Replace Broken Locks
Replace upper flat door 3 lever sashlock no keys, replace lower room nightlatch and rim cylinder as customer has no keys and the nightlatch damaged. Gain entry to internal door Mortice lock and replace 2nd room nightlatch and rim cylinder as keys missing and nightlatch broken.
Yale Locks Fitted
High security yale nightlatches fitted to 2 x External wooden doors. Also 4 additional mortice deadlocks fitted to enhance security.
Digital Lock Install
Fit customers own Asec digital code lock to office door
Replace front and rear door lock. Front door euro back door mortice.
Fault Lock Replaced
Faulty lock on front door. Fitted a new euro cylinder
Gain entry and replace lock cylinder. As above as requested replaced like for like.
Supply and fit new cylinder to front door and Gain entry to safe and supply 2 extra keys
Fit New Lock
Supply and fit new euro cylinder to main entrance door. Re-fitted lockcase as existing had been removed from door using 1 pair of case brackets. Made adjustments to give hookbolt more room to engage properly.
Supply and fit replacement deadlock to flat entrance door
Supplied and fitted new aluminium door lockcase as existing was damaged
Change front and back door locks
Front communal metal door: lock not working.- nightlatch faulty.- replaced nightlatch; tightened rim cylinder.
Patio Door Fixed
Sliding patio door lock on inside not functioning. Mechanism seized on inside locking bar and and cylinder sticky - removed handle, cylinder and front plate. Freed mechanism and reset bar and plate. Installed new lock cylinder and new fixing screws.
Key fails to insert on outside of lock, after lock picking attempt when locked out. One pin seized on outside key plug - freed seized pin, lubricated and tested.
Replace 2 euro cylinders, back and front door, gained entry, both cylinders changed.
Mortise Lock Fitted
New Mortice lock fitted to front door. Also alternate lock altered to provide a better fit. All locks tested. Property secure.
Yale Alarm Fix
Resolve easy fit 2 alarm issue. Fix box back to wall, replace lounge sensor, telephone cable needs replacing
Front Door Lock Change
Front door, supply and fit deadlock and rim cylinder. Back door, supply and fit euro cylinder
Remove window and fit new tilt and turn hinge. Supply and fit new pain of glass due to previous having blown
Remove Broken Key From Lock
Broken key extraction. Repair to front and back UPVC doors
Gain Access To Property
Window Handles Replaced
Replaced 9 window handles
Changed front and back door locks.
Replaced lock on summerhouse.
Gain access to mens toilet. Replace 2 bathroom mortice sashlocks
Replace Lock and Cut Keys
Cut six cylinder keys, one mortice key, one window key and replaced front door lock with British Standard one star euro lock cylinder.
Replaced defective mortice deadlock
Adjust mechanism to front door
Supplied a new Union oval key and turn cylinder to master key suite - supplied with 3 keys.
Changed back door euro cylinder
Replace lock as keys had been misplaced
Smart Alarm and CCTV Install
Fit smart alarm and 3 camera cctv set up
Replaced Failed Gearbox
Rear door not locking/unlocking correctly. Failed gearbox from previous works, expanded casing and missing springs. Replaced like for like as requested.
Replacement Lock Cylinder
Unable to lock front upvc door as key not turning fully. Cam twisted. Supply and fit replacement cylinder.
Fixed front door
Gained entry to a site cabin
Digital Lock Replacement
Digital lock was broken off customers office front door. Supply and fit replacement and align the frame keep to provide deadlatch alignment. Reposition and adjust worn closer to ensure positive closing action. Coded as requested
Lock Cylinder Replaced
Opened cylinder and replaced
Opened two safes and replaced lock
Repair Window Handle
Unjam window handle and repair
Not able to lock upvc back door. Adjustments to hinges and keep to allow full locking.
Replace gearbox on UPVC door
Supply and fit 5 euro cylinders
Lock change, throughout house.
Fit Window Locks
Fitted 3 lockable window locks and dead lock on front door
Gained access to back garden
New Lock Fitted
Cannot lock front door. Key will not turn lock. New cylinder fitted. Adjustments to allow door to lock easier.
Door Adjustments and New Lock
Upvc back door unable to unlock. Adjustments to hinges to allow for expansion. New lock fitted to front door and garage.
Supply and fit locks to front door, patio doors and garage door
Fit Thumbturn Lock
Supply fit replacement euro thumbturn on UPVC front door. Extra key copies cut and tested.
Key Extraction / Removal
Key stuck in cylinder. Remove key
Cleaned mech, fault not showing. If fault returns I will call again and just parts to pay
Replace 1 x euro cylinder , 1 x Mortice sashlock
Remove and replace escutcheon to front door to allow key entry. Move frame latch to allow correct locking. Wood split in fire door so not latching, fitted metal sash keep to work properly. Fire door swollen, sanded to allow easy egress. Fitted 2 new padbolts to allow secure locking, removed padlock.
LockRite is the largest uniformed, DBS Checked (Formerly CRB) Locksmith network in the UK. We have locksmiths that work and live in or close to your area and can usually be with you within 30 minutes. We are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, we never charge a call out fee and our work comes complete with a guarantee.
Yes! All our locksmiths actually live within the locality they serve or close enough for a short commute. Not only does this mean they can be with you quickly (usually within 30 minutes) but it also means you are helping to support a local business rather than a company which has no interest in your community.
All of our locksmiths are DBS checked and professionally trained for your peace of mind and security. A DBS check (previously known as a CRB check) is a list of records that show an individual's Cautions, Convictions, Reprimands and Warnings and can also include information held by the police.
Yes! Customer satisfaction is the number one priority at LockRite. Our work is guaranteed with a 12 month manufacturers warranty on all parts and 90 days guarantee on all workmanship and our customer service team is available 24/7 to discuss any queries on 0800 0612 677. We're also CHAS accredited and ISO9001 registered which demonstrates we take our health & safety responsibilities seriously.
Please make sure we have a valid contact number for you (mobile/neighbours landline, etc) and that you are able to answer the phone in case the locksmith has problems locating you. Please don't tamper with the lock yourself as you could cause additional damage which may prove expensive to repair.
If the lock is a standard rim cylinder type (Yale/Euro Cylinder) then in most instances entry can be gained within a matter of minutes. More complex locks such as five lever mortice deadlocks will take longer due to their inherently secure nature.
Yes we do. We provide the largest uniformed, DBS Checked (Formerly CRB) Locksmith network in the UK. We regularly carry out work for commercial clients such as banks and insurance companies. Please visit our National Accounts Website for more information.
Bump Keys are special keys which can open practically any rim cylinder lock. They are special locksmith tools but recently there have been reports of homes being broken into by thieves using bump keys which are freely available to buy online. Perhaps the most unsettling thing about this is it allows a thief to gain entry as easily as if they had your own house key - silently and quickly. It is possible to have anti-bump locks fitted which will prevent your locks from being compromised this way. Give us a call if you would like to discuss this option.
Lock snapping is a term given to a technique used by some burglars to break into Euro cylinder locks (the type commonly found on uPVC doors) by physically snapping the cylinder in half. Once the lock is snapped the door can be opened within a matter of seconds. Anti-snap locks are available which can prevent this method of forced entry. Give us a call if you would like to discuss this option.
We accept all major debit and credit cards and will also take cash on site. Payment can be made via a card terminal carried by our locksmiths or payments can be made by calling our head office and a receipt will be given.
The main focus of the Master Locksmiths Association is to offer a certification program for locksmiths in the UK. All LockRite locksmiths are certificated by us, after completing one on one training sessions with our experienced, professional locksmith trainer over several weeks. They also receive expert training from Yale on the latest smart security products, such as Yale smart locks, Yale CCTV and Yale Alarm systems. Better still, their locksmith training is on going throughout their career. Therefore, LockRite are not members of the Master Locksmiths Association.
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