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COVID-19 Update: We are Open

The vast majority of MLA approved locksmiths are still working with emergency locksmiths helping with locks outs, lock-ins, lock repairs & key cutting.

Locksmiths are Open During Lockdown

Locksmiths can continue to work in other peoples homes per Government guidelines.
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Last Update: 4th November 2020

The majority of locksmiths will stay open during the November lockdown.

The government have stated tradespeople can continue to work in other peoples homes and also that hardware stores can remain open.

Locksmiths are Open – The majority of Locksmiths will continue to be open during lockdown, offering a locksmith service for domestic & commercial customers.

Emergency Locksmiths + 24 Hour Open – Most if not all emergency locksmiths will continue to offer an emergency service + 24 hour call out to customers in their home and/or business.

Locksmith Shop are Open – Nearly all locksmith shops will continue to be open, observing government guidelines with social distancing within stores and hygiene precautions.

Find a Local MLA Approved Locksmith Near You

As the UK’s largest trade association for locksmiths our members are kept up to date with developments in relation to COVID-19 as well as ways of working including isolation, social distancing and hygiene.

The number one priority is the health & safety of both locksmiths and the customer, our locksmiths understand the importance in reducing the spread of Coronavirus.

We would advise customers and Locksmiths alike the following.

Hiring a Locksmith during COVID-19

Locksmith services
Locksmiths are available and here to help, give your local Locksmith a call or email (they may have a chat function on their website) if you require their services.

If you are self-isolating
Do let your Locksmith know if you are self-isolating, locksmiths work with vulnerable individuals and emergency services on a daily basis and must ensure the safety of all customers.

Follow the Governments advice on protecting yourself and the locksmith.

Social Distancing
As we are all aware social distancing measures are in place, it is not rude and your locksmith will not be offended if the normal close proximity and chatty conversations are not happening.

Can a Locksmith Help Me?
To find out if a locksmith can help you during the COVID-19 lockdown call your nearest MLA locksmith most are still operating emergency call outs.

Why use a MLA Approved Locksmith?

All locksmith companies approved by Master Locksmiths Association are:

Vetted Locksmith


Our Locksmiths are criminal record checked.

Locksmith Inspected


Our Locksmiths are Regularly Inspected.

Locksmith Qualified


Our Locksmiths have passed the MLA exam.

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