Useful Links – Sites We Like

Please find information on related sites we think you may find helpful from crime prevention related information, associations in the security industry, locksmith associations from across the globe to locksmith exhibitions taking place around the world.

Home Security & Staying Safe

Neighbourhood and Home Watch Network
The Neighbourhood & Home Watch Network is a national-level strategic organisation.

Beaumont Enterprise Centre 72 Boston Road Beaumont Leys Leicester LE4 1HB
Tel: 0116 229 3118,

The Crime Prevention Website.Com
The Crime Prevention Website is the largest and most comprehensive resource for free Crime Prevention and Home Security advice online.  The site is run by Calvin Beckford, a retired police officer and author, with many years of crime prevention experience and built by his son Ben Beckford, an experienced web developer


Age UK (formally Age Concern & Help the Aged)

Age UK supports and assists a network of over 170 local Age UK’s, which between them provide an extensive network throughout England. The Age UK family also includes Age Scotland, Age Cymru and Age NI.


AgeUK have prepared a document on security which can be downloaded free of charge by clicking the ‘Staying Safe‘ pdf

Police & Government

Secured By Design
Secured by Design focuses on crime prevention of homes and commercial premises and promotes the use of security standards for a wide range of applications and products including locks, doors and windows.

Secured by Design, 1st Floor, 10 Victoria Street
London, SW1H 0NN, England.

Security Industry Associations & Bodies

Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB)
7 – 11 Earsdon Road West Monkseaton
Whitley Bay Tyne & Wear NE25 9SX
Tel: 0191 296 32 42

British Security Industry Association. (BSIA)
The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is a trade association for security professionals in the industry

BSIA Ltd, Anbrian House, 1 The Tything, Worcester, WR1 1HD
Tel: 01905 21464

Guild of Architectural Ironmongers  
BPF House, 6 Bath Place, Rivington Street, London EC2A 3JE
Tel: 020-7033 2480  Fax: 020-7033 2486

National Security Inspectorate (NSI)
Sentinel House  5 Reform Road  Maidenhead, Berks. SL6 8BY
Tel: 0845 0063003

Security Industry Authority (SIA)
PO Box 9  Newcastle under Lyne NE82 6XX

Locksmith Associations

Auto Locksmiths Association (ALA)
The Auto Locksmiths Association (ALA) is a not for profit trade association for auto locksmiths.


Associated Locksmiths Of Ireland (ALOI)
ALOI is a trade association for locksmiths based in Ireland.


Worldwide Locksmith Associations

ALOA Security Professionals Association, Inc.
ALOA is a trade association for locksmiths & security professional in North America.



Master Locksmiths Association Australasia (MLAA)
The Master Locksmiths Association of Australasia (MLAA) is a not for profit trade association for locksmiths in Australia and New Zealand.

Should be travelling or living in Australia or New Zealand and need a locksmith, make sure you use a locksmith approved by the MLAA


Security Product Certification

Sold Secure
Sold Secure is one of the leading suppliers of test and certification services for security related products. Working with companies world-wide we assess products to see whether strict performance criteria are met and where applicable allow the use of the coveted Sold Secure approved logo.

5c Great central Way  Woodford Halse  Daventry,
Northants. NN11 3PZ
Tel: 01327 264687  Fax: 01327 264686

Training Related

Skill for Security
Security House, Barbourne Road, Worcester.  WR1 1RS
Tel: 08450 750 111

Worldwide Locksmith Exhibitions

European Locksmith Federation Convention 2018

Date: 25th – 27th May 2018
Location: Av. da Boavista 1269, 4100-130 Porto, Portugal

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