Statement on Rip Off Britain Programme (Rogue Locksmiths)

Master Locksmiths Association Statement
Re: BBC One Rip Off Britain Episode Broadcast 10th May 2021


Following the brilliant story on Rip Off Britain about rogue locksmiths, we’ve been inundated with enquiries from members of the public wanting details for their nearest MLA approved company.

Something that we mentioned at the time of filming but didn’t make the final cut is regarding pricing, which we’d like to clarify.

As stated during filming, pricing depends on a number of factors such as the product and exact location of the job as prices do vary across the UK.

Pricing is highlighted on the Locksmith Pricing page on the MLA website.

We’d always recommend contacting three local MLA approved companies for a quote, so you can compare costs.


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