COVID-19 Update: Our Locksmiths Are Open More Info

COVID-19 Update: We are Open

All MLA approved locksmiths are back working with emergency locksmiths helping with locks outs, lock-ins, lock repairs & key cutting.

Last Update: 3rd August 2020

All Locksmiths Open – Locksmiths are back to full locksmith service for home & business customers.

All Emergency Locksmiths + 24 Hour Open – Locksmiths operating a mobile locksmith service are now back to offering a full locksmith service for out of hours & 24 hour requests.

All Locksmith Shop Open – Retail locksmith shops should all now be open whilst 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:


Our Locksmiths are criminal record checked.


Our Locksmiths are Regularly Inspected.


Our Locksmiths have passed the MLA exam.

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