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British Standard Locks

We are proud stockists of the Brisant Range of euro profile cylinders and PAS24 handle sets. Locks designed by locksmiths for locksmiths and only available to registered locksmiths.  This range of locks we have been using over the last 6 … Continue reading

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Now On Twitter

We are now on twitter ! Follow us for and extra 10% off any work we do for you @2ndcitylocks

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Deadlock Fitting

I fitted a deadlock for a customer today and found out something interesting from them, their house insurance was due for renewal and they had used a comparison website to obtain a quote.  With only a ‘Yale’ lock fitted on … Continue reading

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New leaflet

Look out for our new leaflet around Knowle, Dorridge, and Solihull, highlighting the weaknesses of some UPVC door locks and how to prevent yourself from being a victim of this ‘method of entry’ crime sweeping the country  

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Keep Calm!

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An Unusual Job

Very often I’m called to pick open and change locks at a property for estate agents when tenants have vacated or keys have not been given back, but when I arrived at this address the door presented a rather unusual challenge first … Continue reading

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Utilities right of entry work

Had an interesting day today, a number of ‘void’ properties to gain access to on behalf of British Gas for the purpose of removing gas meters for safety.  Quite common to find these properties secured by way of ‘SITEX’  Which consists … Continue reading

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New Website Launch

Well today is the launch of our new website, many thanks to Callum@barclayjames for his help in creating it.  Keep checking back for new additions next week when our newly commissioned photos will be back from the studio and uploaded along … Continue reading

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