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Useful Links – Sites We Like

Please find information on related sites we at the Master Locksmiths Association think you will find helpful from crime prevention advice, trade 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.

Address: 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 (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.


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Being burgled isn’t just about the things you lose; it also robs you of feeling safe in your own home.

If you have information about a person who has committed a burglary, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously any time, day or night, on 0800 555 111. Information can also be given online via a secure form

Phone: 0800 555 111

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.

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

Security Industry Associations & Bodies


SSAIB is the leading certification body for installers of security, fire and guarding services in the UK.

Address: 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

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

Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI )


The Guild of Architectural Ironmongers is a trade body for the Ironmongery industry.

Address: BPF House, 6 Bath Place, Rivington Street, London EC2A 3JE
Tel: 020-7033 2480

National Security Inspectorate (NSI)

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Sentinel House  5 Reform Road  Maidenhead, Berks. SL6 8BY
Tel: 0845 0063003

Security Industry Authority (SIA)

The SIA is responsible for regulating the private security industry in the UK.

Address: 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.

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ALOA is a trade association for locksmiths & security professional in North America.


Master Locksmiths Association Australasia (MLAA)

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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 - the approval for security devices

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

Address: 1 Prospect Park, Valley Dr, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 1TF
Tel: 01327 264687

Worldwide Locksmith Exhibitions

European Locksmith Federation Convention

Date: TBA
Location: TBA
Email: TBA

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Our Locksmiths are criminal record checked.
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