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Lockforce Locksmith Headingley

Lockforce Headingley

Franchise Owner: Carl - Local Locksmith

Contact Mobile: 0113 8876 285

Contact Mobile: Emergency Mobile 07843 648 471

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Contact Phone: headingley@lockforce.co.uk

Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley are Checkatrade vetted, Trading Standards Approved with Check and Vetted and Police DBS cleared.

We bring a wealth of knowledge, combined with an efficient, skilful technique and a dedication to our craft, we will endeavour to resolve your lock problem as soon as possible.

So whether you find yourself locked out, need a lock security upgrade…or even if you just require a new set of keys to be cut, we will greet you with the same professionalism and competitive prices characteristic of our service.

Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley offer 24 hours Rapid Response Emergency call outs and we are only a phone call away to resolve your lock problem, repair a broken lock or window, gain entry if you find yourself locked out or maybe you just want Security advise or check your locks are Anti snap or that they meet the latest BS3621/2007 Insurance Standards.

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24 Hour Emergency Locksmiths

At Lockforce, we understand that locks (and indeed the keys that open them) can falter at the most inconvenient times for our customers. Indeed, over the years we’ve served customers who have become locked out of their homes perilously close to their holiday departure to others who have been burgled and needed new locks fitting as soon as possible. While every customer case is different, at Lockforce you can rely on the same uniform ability of our technicians to rise to the challenge – part of which is making themselves available whatever time of day or night. 

So if you’re a Headingley resident in a lock emergency – Call Lockforce Locksmith Headingley for a Trusted Service, call call us today on 07843648471 for round the clock availability

Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley Student Discounts 10% Off 

Leeds city has a overwhelming student population that gets bigger every year and the majority of student accommodation is right here in Headingley. We have students from all walks of life and all corners of the world reside in wonderful Headingley. Since the much published Fires in Tower Blocks and Student accommodations in the UK, all student accommodation must adhere to strict fire regulations and one of those includes Thumbturn locks and night latch locks and almost all include some sort of self-closing fire door mechanism to the rooms. This has to be a good thing for your safety and wellbeing however there are slight inconveniences, mainly when you pop out your room for a snack in the kitchen or fancy a shower only to realise as the door has automatically closed behind you that the key is inside your flat or in your jacket pocket!!!… After some time attempting to try and open your door usually with a coat hanger or credit card, I have even seen somebody try with a can of coke! the door remains locked.

That when Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley can help… we are currently offering a substantial discount of 10% OFF my 24 hour lock out costs for students in Headingley and nearby surrounding areas with a Nightlatch or Thumbturn problem. Check us out and read are reviews on Facebook and Checkatrade

Simply add “Locksmith Lockforce 07843 648471” into your phone for future reference and should you get caught out then I can be with you within a rapid service time at a hugely discounted rate… I have lost count of the amount of students that have fallen foul to this unfortunate situation, so take full advantage of this opportunity, hopefully you’ll never need my services but better to have my number to hand rather than spend a fortune on the first Locksmith you call on Google.

Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley fit Police Approved Security Locks

No one can afford to be complacent when it comes to the security of their valuables (be that of property or indeed family members!). Especially given how easy it can be for a criminal to break the common standard of locks fitted to properties in Headingley in just 9 seconds by snapping locks to gain entry to your home. The Ultion lock by Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley is Police and Insurance Approved, 3 Star British Standards and Sold Secure by Design. We also provide all Ultion locks fitted by Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley with a £1000 Guarantee from Lock snapping and also each lock comes with a 10 year Manufacturing Warranty. Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley can also provide key fobs that can glow in the dark or even key fob trackers to locate your missing key.

Please click on the video below to see how quick and easy it is to break a standard euro lock and the difference compared to a Ultion lock fitted by Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley

So at Lockforce, we are equipped with the latest home security stock that is available on the market, to ensure that you receive the protection (that as a Lockforce customer) you deserve! Our locks are industry accredited and may help bring down the overall cost of your monthly insurance payments. We fit all insurance approved locks such as British Standard BS3621 and the latest Snap Locks such as the TS007 3 star British Standard Sold Secure Design locks.

We are Police DBS checked, always carry ID along with wearing our branded Uniform and logo Lockforce Locksmith Vans. 

Lockforce Locksmith Headingley carry over 10,000 lock parts so we always look to fix your lock problem in one visit! Call us today on 07843648471 for an initial quote

Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley Mobile Key Cutting Service

At Lockforce Headingley we know that when customers come to us to have their keys cut, one size does not fit all! So whether you simply need an extra door key cut or require an emergency set of house keys duplicated, you will find that we will provide a bespoke service that’s a cut above what you’re likely to experience at competing dealers.

Mobile key cutting Service at Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley a competitive pricing structure and practice that’s efficient yet thorough, call us today for all your key cutting needs on 07843648471

Recent work

KFC Digital lock failure emergency call out, Otley Road, Headingley LS6 – 1st March 2024

A emergency call out was needed when a digital lock failed at the restaurant in Hreadingley, we arrived in rapid response to open the door and fit a new digital lock coded to the same number for staff.

New student accommodation all upgraded with new locks on Grove Lane, Headingley LS6 – 1st March 2024

A lettings agency based in Headingley had a new property for student accommodation and wanted all the bedrooms to have locks meeting landlord and fire regulations and also coded so access could be made using a code rather than a key, we installed the Yale smart locks.

Smart Lock by Ultion fitted by Lockforce

Yes its arrived the new Smart Lock by Ultion and Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley are a approved installer. Can you imagine you can now open your door just by walking up to the door and not pressing a button! Yes this is possible as the system can be set to open when your mobile is in a zone area of your choice. Key assist systems, one touch systems all can be applied. For more info or a free demo please call Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley on Leeds 0113 8876285

Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley Facebook Video

We received a call from a Landlord who had a tenant who could not lock her door on 18/4/20. In the current Virus situation Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley offer free online support to see if we can offer help to resolve your lock problem without the need to visit your property. The tenant communication was with Facebook so we linked and facetimed and quickly identified the snub on the Nightlatch was stuck and advised how to free the lock and how to prevent the problem form happening again, problem resolved and also free of charge especially as the tenant was a NHS worker

Filing Cabinet Surprise -

Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley were called by a customer in Meanwood, Leeds when the key for a filling cabinet had gone missing for several months and the customer had even forgotten what was inside. Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley arrived and promptly opened the lock with a picking tool and opened the cabinet, what was inside you may ask, paper work?, cash, invoices, receipts?? No Chocolate Easter eggs!!  The customer was so happy she insisted we take one home

Soaked in WD40

Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley attended a emergency situation in West Park, Leeds 1/4/20 when a reported key would not turn a lock leaving the customer locked out of their own home. Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley arrived and found the Upvc locking mechnisiam seized, we did however notice everything was soaked in WD40. when asking the customer about the excess oil they admitted that the lock was very difficult about a week ago and they soaked it with wd40 and then it seemed ok until now. WD40 the standard lubricant is water based and whilst it may give you a quick help long-term it will damage the lock and like this example eventually give up. Sadly it gave up when they are locked outside. Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley advise is to contact us to ask what oils to use such as graphite oils or call us for a free inspection 07843648471 of your troubled lock much easier and less inconvenient than getting locked out

Bike Lock

-We were called to a customer in Headingley this evening 08/02/19 who had lost his Bike lock key and was unable to remove his Bike to get home. A call to Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley and we were soon at the scene, to remove this lock we do require proof of ownership and photo identification but that was all at hand. We picked open the lock so the customer could use the expensive lock again should the key turn up

CCTV Cameras and door viewer

Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley have been busy fitting extra security in Headingley this week. Many customers have seen the Door camera motion detectors on the TV and have called Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley for more information. The door bell cameras are a fantastic way to watch over your property from a smart phone or ipad and you can even remotely speak to the person who presses your door bell. Coverage of your front door 24 hours a day! Please call Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley today to book a free call out survey. 

Postbox Locks

We received a call on Saturday 23rd September where a Student had moved into a new flat but did not have keys for the postbox. A quick visit and in no time Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley had changed the cam lock to the postbox and presented 2 new keys to the new tenant with a rather lot of letters and postage!!!!

New Keys Cut

We find many Landlords only give you one key and you have to trial to a shop that will cut you a key only to get home to find it does not work or it will only work if you force the key in the lock and force to turn the lock. At Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley we offer a mobile key cutting service, we will come to you!. We can cut a key at your front door and test it before you purchase a new key saving you time, hassle and reassurance it works. Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley are a cut above the rest call us today

Student Fire Door Locks are you safe?

We received a call from a landlord in Headingley on Saturday 1st July 2017, he was getting ready for new students into his home that had 6 flats. He was concerned the current locks on the doors did not meet fire standards or were not safe in the event of a fire. The locks he had in place were 5 lever deadlocks which can only be opened with the use of a key from both sides. We recommended that a mortise euro lock be fitted with a thumb turn euro lock, this is were you use a key to open and unlock from the outside of the door but from the inside you use a thumb turn knob that you can quickly open the door in the event of a fire without the need for a key. If you are a Landlord or student and wish to learn more on fire safety and locks please call Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley

Key snapped in the lock

We received a call at 1am on the 24th June 2017 from a customer locked out of there own home in Headingley. The key had snapped in the lock and they were stranded outside. If your key snaps in the lock it is generally one of two reasons, firstly the key is a copied key and the key is made from very soft metal or the actual lock cylinder reached a part in the lock where it got stuck and then was forced breaking the key in the process.Normally it the second option as the multi point locking system has failed but in this case it was a just a cheap copied key that had snapped, so we extracted the key, picked the lock open and the lock was as good as new and cut some more keys using British Standard key blanks

Handbag snatch

We were called to change all the locks to a house in Headingley this week because her handbag had been snatched with all her keys and ID inside. This is now very common in places such as Costa Coffee and Starbucks to have gangs visit and snatch handbags so please be on your gaurd. All the locks were upgraded to the latest British Standard BS3621 insurance approved locks.

Burglary Lock Snapping

Burglary attended on Cardigan Road, Headingley.Thieves had gained entry by breaking the locks on the patio doors. This kind of attack is called "lock snapping" and is very common (see the video above) it can take less than 13 seconds to break into your home. The property is now secured with the latest TS007 British Standard 3 star Anti snap, Anti pick, Anti Bump and Anti drill Ultion Locks. This lock also has the sold secure diamond approval.

Locked out 

Student locked out of her flat - we helped a student who was locked out of her flat as she went outside to empty the rubbish the door slammed shut, locking her out of her flat. She called Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley and within 20 minutes we arrived and opened the door with our lock expertise causing no damage to the locks or doors.

British Insurance Standards are you covered?

We upgraded the locks to Meanwood customer today. He had recieved in the post his home insurance details and read the small print, which states locks must meet the British Standard Requirement of BS3621/2007. He called Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley and we explained and showed him the difference to a British Standard lock and non British Standard he was shocked he was not covered by his current locks. He is now safe in the knowledge his protected by his insurance but also from potential burgalry.

Shop Closed!!!

Shop Closed - We receieved a call from a very worried and panic shopkeeper this morning at 6am. The shop shutters were slammed shut and the key would not work! by 6.30am the shop was open for business and the shutter locks replaced. Morning Bacon butties on the go!

Leeds Rhinos and Lockforce

Whilst Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley are proud sponsors of the Leeds Rhinos we also attended a problem gate lock this week at the ground. The high security Digital lock had failed and would not open when entering the code. We used our Locksmith tools to bypass the lock system and open the gate.and replace with a new digital lock and new code. 

UPVC Multi Point Locking systems

We attended a locked out a customer with a Multi Point Locking system on their UPVC door this evening. The customer advised that the handle had become stiff to open and close and then it just went snap. This is very common and the internal parts in the lock have broken. We set about opening the door and changed the gearbox to the locking system. If your UPVC door is stiff please call Lockforce Locksmiths Headingley so we can service your lock before it fails saving you money, time and stress

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Areas Covered

Please find below a list of the areas that Lockforce Headingley covers.

If you do not find your area listed, please call on 0113 8876 285 as I still may be able to help, or may know a more local locksmith.

Locations Covered

Beckett Park, Burley, Headingley, Hyde Park, Kirkstall, Meanwood, Moortown, West Yorkshire, Woodhouse

Postcodes Covered

LS6, LS16

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Contact Mobile: 0113 8876 285

Contact Mobile: Emergency Mobile 07843 648 471


Email: headingley@lockforce.co.uk