In many situations where you may require the service of a local locksmith it might not be an immediate emergency. In similar case scenarios such as when you need a lock change or a door fitted and could wait until regular opening hours of a locksmith shop that’s an ideal option.
However, in some events it is not the case and this is when things might get a bit more complex. If you are a DIY person you can consider finding a local shop near you that is open until late, buy the material and complete the work yourself. Another option is to find a 24 hour locksmith around your local area and have them do it for you. Whether it’s because not many shops are open 24/7 (especially if you are living in the suburbs) or because you are not a DIY person and while the first option would be more cost effective, it may not always be available to you. If you wouldn’t like to carry out yourself contacting a 24 hour locksmith is obvious.
In this article however we’ll try to provide you with some local local shops in London that are open until night, where you can buy locks and security products to do the job on your own. While most of these shops might not be open 24/7 we’ll try to focus on those that are available to you thorough most hours of the day (and night).
We as London locksmiths, to buy locks we would normally turn to special merchant suppliers that deal with professional locksmiths companies. If you are an individual and this option is not available to you please read further to find local stores you could turn to in these types of situations.
The first places you in which you can sought after locks and security products would be the major DIY stores. The merchants that sells locks at best prices, their branches around London and opening hours are listed in the following links:
Screwfix – For locks tools and security products.
Window Parts – For window and upvc door mechanisms, parts, etc.
Codringtons – For special locks and security products that are not to be found elsewhere.
For cutting keys – Some big supermarkets like Asda and Sainsburys has automated self-service facility for cutting keys. Other options for cutting keys in out of standard opening hours may include keys cutting services in malls such as Timpsons in Brent Cross Shopping Centre.
If you require a locksmith service and do not wish to fix the problem by yourself or start looking for locks shop you’d most probably need the assistant of a 24 hour locksmith. If you need any help with choosing the right locking products or wish to get a professional locksmith to inspect your property for best security upgrades 24/7 please don’t hesitate to contact London 24 Hour Locksmiths on this page.