We are not part of any national company, so we can keep the prices low

Professional and Expert Locksmiths in Gloucester

We Cover the Whole of Gloucestershire, Including Cheltenham, Cirencester, Stroud

Whether you’ve been broken in to, have a failing lock or you’re locked out, we are able to provide you with a rapid and reliable service, by getting you in to your property, repairing failing locks, making new keys on site, replacing locks etc etc.

We always offer a 24 hour emergency locksmith service in Gloucestershire, call us ANYTIME.
We’re a local family run company in Gloucester.
We are not part of any national company, so we can keep the prices low.

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Here at Locks & Keys, we provide locksmith services to customers throughout Cheltenham, Cirencester, Stroud and the wider Gloucestershire areas. Backed by more than 20 years experience, we are able to provide a wide range of lock solutions. From gaining entry to properties, lock replacements and key cutting, to security upgrades and repairs. We provide a high-quality service 24 hours a day. Whether you’re a business owner, homeowner or tenant, we have the experience to meet your needs.

Services we provide to other locksmiths:
Creating & building master suites and keying alike locks (open profile or restricted key section).
If you’re stuck and need a part for a customer, give us a call as we have an extensive stock.

We pride ourselves in being your go to one stop shop for all locksmith services in and around Cheltenham an Gloucestershire with quick response times and over 20 years experience we’re sure to be able to help you with any lock issues.

Locks & Keys Fast & Reliable
At Locks & Keys we offer quick response to any lock out or lock problem in the Gloucestershire area. Call us today and come out to you right now or at a time to suit you. Locks & Keys is open and active 24/7 365 days a year so no matter the time it’s always easy to get the locksmith services you require when you require them. What’s more we don’t charge VAT so if you need a locksmith in Gloucester, either at work or at the home you know you can call us and we can come out to your property to fix any lock issues and it will be cheaper than all the national companies (and they put VAT on top of that large bill as well). Our prices are competitive and we can be with you right away or at a time to suit you.

Euro cylinders for uPVC and composite doors

This type of door typically requires that you lift the handle before you can turn the key to lock it.
When we replace these locks, we only use anti snap euro cylinders.

If you are replacing your own lock, please check that they are anti-snap cylinders, we say to do this because a common type of break in through these types of doors in the is from a method called lock snapping, with anti snap locks you don’t have to worry about this happening to you!

If you have a pair of patio doors we can make both locks work on the same key for ease of use.
Or make all the euro cylinders – front door, back door etc all work from one key if this is easier for you.

We also supply British Standard euro cylinders which some insurance companies require you to have on external doors.

See how easy it is to snap a euro cylinder lock

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Yale British Standard 1* euro cylinder
Versa Euro Cylinder
Mila British Standard 1* euro cylinder lock

Mortise Locks

Here at Locks & Keys, we understand the importance of security. We also believe that everyone should be able to feel safe in their own home, and this is why we provide cost effective, high quality security solutions across the Gloucestershire area. If you have a wooden front door, it can sometimes be fitted with only a night latch, or Yale type lock, to protect it. This is inadequate for full security, as doesn’t provide complete protection from break-in or damage. Adding a mortise lock can help improve this and is often a necessary addition for most home insurance providers. We always recommend that your home has good security, and a mortise lock helps you achieve this. 

We can install mortise locks of two different varieties. There is the traditional deadlock, which is comprised of a bolt and a keyhole. These locks work by moving into the door frame itself to unlock and lock the door. An alternate type of mortise lock is the sash lock, which functions slightly differently. This uses handles as well as a latch, meaning that in order to actually unlock the door, you must turn the handles. Some believe that this form of mortise lock is more secure, but it is actually dependent on which is better for your door.

The main reason that these locks are so secure is due to the fact that they are comprised of many different levers within the lock itself. As there are multiple levers within a mortise lock, they are much more difficult to pick, and therefore are more likely to protect your home against intruders. As a requirement for many insurance providers, a British Standard 5 Lever lock should be fitted to your door. Here at Locks & Keys, we fit them as a standard with every installation for an external door, giving you and your family peace of mind.

Union sashlock British Standards
ERA Deadlock British Standard

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Key cutting and more

Whether you’re based in Cheltenham or Stroud, or anywhere in the Gloucestershire area, don’t worry if you need a key cut in a hurry. With our dedicated mobile key cutting service, we’re able to cut most types of keys from the van. We carry well over 400 different types of key blank profile on the van. We can cut a duplicate key and test it in the door lock to ensure it works every bit as well at the key you already have. The cost of duplicate keys are less than you’d pay in town and we only use steel key blanks for cylinder keys to ensure extra strength.
We can ‘key alike’ similar locks so one key works all, or even master suite the locks so there are different levels of key to work different locks.

These are some of the key blanks on the van

Mortice key blanks on the van
Some cylinder key blanks and levers for mortice locks on the van
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Some cylinder key blanks on the van
Locks & Keys van

Thanks for taking the time to look through the website. If you have any questions please ask – or if you were looking for something specific, we may be able to help.

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From Pete

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