Some images to spark the imagination of how it all began

history of the trade 1

and the history of the trade 2With roots in traditional tradesman services, blacksmithing and a mixture of different elements, our trade was born.

Although not certain of where or when these images are from, your caring and traditional locksmith service team would like to share them with you.

If you are wondering about the trade or if you are in need of any key, lock or security related services don’t hesitate to call the team here today. We hope you enjoy these lovely images as much as we do.


If you are interested in becoming a locksmith, or if you are just wondering where it all began we would like to give you a brief history here. The word locksmith in itself shows some indication towards where its history lies.

A smith of locks, originating out of the term blacksmith who was referring to an individual working with steel and different types of metal. In the times of the middle-ages most commonly a blacksmiths job was to forge weapons and armour for their king and knights.

At times armour for their horses were also requested. As the role of a blacksmith moved from catering mainly for royalty and those high up in the ranks, to anyone who could afford it, the demand for mechanisms such as locks were rising. Those individuals who then became specialised in the making of locks, a mechanical engineering and design task as well as a metal working craft also became recognised for their skills and gained their own dedicated title as locksmith.

the locksmith old anglo keyThe locks which were crafted is one of the oldest forms of security mechanisms, the profession was always a two sided one.

And in the earlier days of the professions their skills were both respected and revered as well as feared, due to their knowledge on locking mechanisms.

Since then the security industry and the profession of locksmiths have moved a long way, and from advanced mechanical engineering wonders of locking mechanisms which were crafted between the 17th and 20th century all the way up to the current wonders of the digital age where locks, alarms and security mechanism are integrated lies countless of generations of locksmiths who passed their knowledge of the trade through family and apprentices.

In the present day you can learn how to be a locksmith, and the skills required today is far from that of the original locksmiths tradesmen where it all began. The locksmiths of today does far more than just craft locks and keys to open them. Mechanical engineering, technological advances and a different world of threats requires the modern day locksmith to be able to not only do all the things which were done in the olden days. Many locksmith services today are not only able to provide you with key cutting and lock installations, but also supply security products, assess security risks when performing security inspections and surveys, use a wide range of different tools, deal with a wide range of different types of customers, from private, small businesses, shops, office environments and much more. So from the first locksmith, until now the trade and the industry has come a long way. From the initial locksmith, there are today lock and security product manufacturers, security services and monitoring companies, security gadget companies as well as the traditional locksmith service which provide a wide range of services, dealing with a wide range of products, systems and knowledge.

A historic team comes from a long tradition

for all your daily and urgent needsWith traditional values of craftsmanship, workmanship and tradesman-ship, the team is here to help you with the security needs you have today by both making use of modern technology and by drawing upon generations of tradition and passed down knowledge. Keeping the feeling local, making sure that we start protecting the individual, as so be able to make safer and more secure areas and raising security awareness is what we do today. By calling us now we can help your security to to the standard it needs to be, and in doing so you will not only keep yourself and the ones you love the most as safe as you possibly can, you will also have made contact with a locksmith team whom you will be able to entrust all your security issues and concerns to, both for your home environment and for your place of work.

By speaking to an expert in the region of security, keys, locks and habit you will be able to bring your own security awareness into play, and with it you will automatically keep the property’s security in mind more often, making it a safer place to be due to the attention the potential issues are given. Your locksmith team have helped many homes and businesses, both near and far, come and speak to us today and find out how you secure yourself properly on a budget. You can call at any time if you are locked out as well, here the team never sleeps and are always ready for your emergency call when it comes in. Quick, easy and always available. Your locksmith teams emergency lockout service is beaten by no one, with resolution within the hour for most common lockout issues.

History of loving locks

all your locks sorted with an expert locksmith First and foremost in all home or business security situations you can imagine, comes the importance of having the right type of physical protection needed to stop anyone from easily making their way into your property. Locks are what we do best, as it is not only our interest and our work, but it’s also a way to keep our customers as safe and secure as possible.

What people may not know is the wide variety of lock types out on the market today, and if you need a new lock installed and were thinking about doing it yourself, it can be difficult to know just what you get. Approved products and of appropriate standards is all that is in stock with this locksmith service, and rather than going through the long process of researching, learning how to and installing one yourself, why not let an expert do the job.

This will save you time, won’t cost you that much more, since this locksmith service keeps competitive prices, and at the end of the day you have the guarantee and the reassurance that things have been done properly by a professional.

Each door type have a specific ideal lock solution, and with new materials such as UPVC and many custom door types out there today, it becomes increasingly important to choose the right lock for you.

The locksmith service here are specialists in the area of locks, and door locks, so if you come to us with your needs, top quality is certain. Stocking only products from known and trusted brands and manufacturers and keeping with current industry news you can trust that your door locks will be up to date with these experts.

Our history of guaranteed and efficient locksmith service

 ready for your call anytimeNothing short of a love for locks is how the team here would describe their dedicated nature, both to the craft and engineering involved in the work we do as well as in the happiness we can bring to people by providing efficient, applicable and all-around great service for our customers. Call your locksmith service today to find out just how we can help you with your current issue and need.

With eagerness and agility we take on your requests at competitive prices, and though having worked in a wide array of different settings and with a long row of different people we have learned the important lessons of the trade.

Ensuring that you choose this locksmith service to assist with all your needs, will ensure that you have top of the range products, the latest security news and of course a home or office kept in the highest nick of security you expect today. As security issues are varied, so are the solutions, and if you are in current need of a lock expert for advice or installation, please feel free to get in touch directly.

Open 24 hours every day so that you can get in touch when suits you, or when your need is at its greatest is only one statement of the great service which is to be found here. Get in touch now for more information or to find your fast resolution to a pressing lockout scenario.