Welcome to Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln.
My name is Steve Gadsby and I am your local trusted locksmith serving Lincoln and the surrounding areas.
We have now collected over 250 customer reviews. Please take a moment to read what my customers have to say.
- Local to the area (aim to be with you in 30 minutes)
- Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
- Fully trained and experienced locksmith
- NO Call Out Fee
- DBS Checked
- Ex-armed forces
- All work has a 12 month guarantee
- All works insured to the value of £5 million
All of our services are available 24 hours a day for more information contact Steve on 01522 387107
Locksmith Services in Lincoln
Here are List of some of the service we provide;
- Non-Destructive Entry gained
- 24/7 Emergency Locksmith
- UPVC Window Lock Repairs and Replacements
- Conservatory door and window Lock Repair and Replacement
- Mobile key cutting service
- Anti-snap Locks
- Sash jammers
- Door bolts, bars and latches
- British Standard Locks
- High security Lock Replacement
- Mortice Locks
- Insurance Approved locks
- Broken Key Extraction
- Emergency Mobile Locksmiths
- Residential Locksmith
- Commercial Locksmith
- Master Keys Sets for commercial buildings
- Eviction Service
- File Cabinet Lock replacement
- Business Locksmiths
Call our local locksmith in Lincoln today for advice, request a rapid response callout or to see how we can best help you on 01522 387107.
There are 3 main types of euro cylinder found on home and Business in Lincoln these are a standard euro cylinder where the key is used from both sides:
- Thumb turn Euro Cylinder this is where the key is used externally but internally there is a thumb turn for ease of exit.
- Half Euro Cylinder these are usually found on garage doors where only one side of the cylinder is needed to be used by use of a key.
ALL Lockforce locksmiths’ cylinders are that of a security that will protect you we do NOT fit any substandard cylinders to homes or Business in our local are of Lincoln
Night Latch Cylinder (Yale Lock)
A night latch is usually miscalled by the common brand of night latch a YALE lock, but this is not its name. A night latch comes in 2 forms and a few sizes these are. British Standard and non-British Standard. Usually the sizes are 60mm Back Set and 40mm Back Set. The lock is designed to lock when the door is pulled closed and opened using a key from outside. British standard locks also come with a lockable key on the inside so that these meet insurance standards.
Mortise locks are usually found in wooden doors and come with what’s commonly call the “Old Looking Key” these on all external doors must be British standard to meet the requirements set by insurance there are a few types of this lock:
- A Sash Lock this lock required a key to unlock then a handle to be depressed to realize the sash (Most Common)
- A Dead Lock this is like a sash but there is no handle to depress.
There are various sizes and colors also. For more information on the locks we fit or help identifying you lock call us on Lincoln or email me @ Lincoln@lockforce.co.uk
Call Steve today you local 24 Hour Emergency Locksmiths in Lincoln on 01522 387107 for a Fast Response I can be any where in Lincoln and Surrounding Areas within 45 Minutes.
Mobile Key Cutting in Lincoln
We offer mobile key cutting to the whole of Lincoln and surrounding villages. Our keys cutting is guaranteed and will work first time every time and be cut perfectly. We can be sure of this because as we are mobile, we will come to you to cut the keys anywhere in Lincoln then test the keys are as they should be. So no going back to the shop when they don’t work correctly.
For more information on our emergency locksmith service call me now on Lincoln 01522 387107
Locked Out in Lincoln
Are you locked out of your home or business in Lincoln? If you have lost your keys or the door has become faulty lockforce Locksmiths in Lincoln will
Endeavor to get you back in as soon as possible. Then we will replace and locks or for any faulty doors whilst on site. We use nondestructive entry technics so no or your property will get damaged we are also insured to the sun of £5 million. We conduct and attend regular training to make sure we are always on top of our game to get you back in your home safe and secure in as little time as possible and causing no damage.
For a rapid response from a local locksmith in Lincoln give us a call 24 hours a day on 01522 387107
24 Hour Locksmith in Lincoln
We offer an around the clock emergency locksmith service for the local residents of Lincoln our service allows you to get into your home or business in a hurry no matter what time of day or night.
We are local to Lincoln, so we know the area and the locks we have fitted in most areas of Lincoln as an expert locksmith we know the best ways to get you in your building in a hurry. Our rapid response is available to all the residents of Lincoln 24/7. All of our locksmith services are offered 24 hours a day to cause you as little disruption as possible.
For more Information on our Emergency Locksmiths and Security services call us on 01522 387107.
Night latch Issues, Lincoln, LN11 - 20/02/2022
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln were called out to replace a failed night latch. The customer had been having issues for a few weeks and decided to call Lockforce. We changed the part and now it’s back to working order. Another happy customer
Broken Handle for an elderly customer in Lincoln, LN5 - 10/02/2022
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln has been out today doing a few little jobs for an elderly lady in Lincoln. No matter how small the locksmith job maybe we are always happy to help.
Mortice lock upgrade in Lincoln, LN2 - 30/01/2022
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln has been out changing and upgrading mortice locks this week. Keeping our customers safe day or night. If your locks don’t feel right or you want to upgrade them then please call.
Broken Lock at an engineering company in Lincoln - 20/01/2022
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln was called out by an engineering company in Lincoln. During the bad weather, the wind blew the door shut and jammed the lock. They tried to fix the problem but to be honest, made it far worse. So please just give me a call if u ever need a locksmith.
Fitting High security locks for a homeowner in Lincoln– 10/01/2022
We were called by a customer in the Lincoln area today who wanted to upgrade their locks to high security cylinders. At Lockforce Lincoln we carry a range of High security cylinders on our van, so you have plenty of choice. We always recommend that you secure your home with the best locks available, why have a home full of valuable goods and have a cheap lock on the door to make it easy for intruders. If you are unsure on the quality of locks on your home, then please feel free to call me and we can accommodate and advise you're on your door security.
Fitting British Standard Mortice Locks in Lincoln, LN1 – 04/01/2022
We had a call from a customer today who wanted to change the mortice lock in their door. We had this done in no time at all. As standard we only fit BS3621/2007 locks mortice locks to wooden doors as this complies with home insurance standards. If you are not sure what type of mortice locks you have in your wooden doors, then give Steve a call and we will advise you accordingly.
Keys lost requires entry gain in Lincoln - 03/01/2021
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln has been out this week gaining non destructive entry to a property after the keys were lost. At Lockforce Lincoln I don’t fit standard cylinders so out with the standard cylinder and in with the anti-snap. Making them more secure then they were even when they had the keys.
Quick journey for lock out near Lincoln - 03/01/2021
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln was called out to a small village called Ruskington after a customer was locked out. Lockforce was with the customer within 45 minutes and had the door open non destructively. Another happy customer.
Failed handle on farm house door in Lincoln - 09/12/2020
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln has been called out to a farm this week for a failed handle. I was called out the the farm a while ago where I fitted a new cylinder. This time he wanted a new handle and more security around the cylinder it’s self. So Lockforce gave him just that and he was happy with what we fitted.
Landlord needed new garage keys in Lincoln - 20/11/2020
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln received a call out to go to Lincoln where a landlord had taken his property back but never got keys for the garage door. Lockforce gained non destructive entry and had the lock changed for a insurance standard mortice lock (BS3621). One of a few jobs the landlord had to get done.
Lost home keys in Lincoln - 10/11/2020
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln was called out to a home after they lost the keys to their back door. Lockforce gained non destructive entry, changed the locks and realigned the door as it was catching on the keeps. Customer was over the moon with the speed I completed the work.
Attempted break-ins in Lincoln - 22/10/2020
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln has been out this last month to numerous property’s after their locks were snapped out or just attempted to be broken into. All the customers wished they had acted soon and had their locks upgraded don’t wait to be a victim.
Unable to lock back door in Lincoln - 22/09/2020
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln was called out to a lady after her secondary deadlock had failed leaving her unable to use the back door. Lockforce Lincoln gained non destructive entry to the door and had the deadlock replaced. Now the customer can use her back garden again and is felling secure.
Garage key lost in Lincoln - 15/09/2020
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln was called out to a gentleman who had miss placed his garage key. Lockforce was more then happy to help and gained non destructive entry. Another happy customer for Lockforce Lincoln.
Snapped key in local garden centre in Lincoln - 08/08/2020
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln has been out to a local garden centre where they had unfortunately snap the key in the lock. As you can imagine with the heat being in the mid 20s they needed the door open ASAP. Lockforce Lincoln was happy to help and had the problem sorted in no time.
Lock failure in Lincoln - 15/07/2020
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln attended a customers property where their gearbox had failed leaving them unable to secure their property. Lockforce Lincoln was with the customer within the hour and had the problem all sorted. Now able the secure the property the customer can relax knowing they are safe again.
Locked out in Lincoln - 15/06/2020
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln was called out to a customer who had left their keys at a family members which was an hours drive away. Needing to get in to their property they called Lockforce Lincoln. I gained non destructive entry to the property. Happy customer
Forgotten keys in Lincoln - 02/06/2020
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln received a call late at night from two women who had been out visiting friends and accidentally forgotten their key and shut the door behind them. Unable to get back inside the property they called Lockforce Lincoln. I was with them within 30 mins and had them back inside in no time.
Quick lock replacement in Lincoln - 20/05/2020
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln received a call from a young lad who was having troubles unlocking his door. Lockforce Lincoln was happy to help and had the lock replace and in perfect working order in no time.
Cylinder change in Lincoln - 25/04/2020
Lockforce Lincoln was called out to an elderly man, who could no longer use his key on the outside of his house. Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln change the cylinder for the gentleman and all was working fine.
Locked out in your pyjamas in Lincoln - 02/04/2020
Lockforce Lincoln has been out again after the wind shutting the door on a customer this morning leaving him outside is his PJS. Lockforce Lincoln was with the customer within 30 minutes and gained non destructive entry to the property.
Misplaced keys to garage in Lincoln - 27/03/2020
I received a call from an elderly gentleman who had misplaced the keys to his garage. After a week of looking he decided to call Lockforce Lincoln I was more then happy to gain entry to the garage and fit him a new lock. Happy customer!
Team work makes the dream work - 23/03/2020
Lockforce Lincoln were out today working with Lockforce Lincoln working on a garage door. An elderly gentleman had fitted two mortice locks over 20 years ago to his garage door and recently lost the keys. Entry was gained and new locks fitted, the gentleman was extremely pleased as his tools and equipment for his favourite pastime (gardening) were all locked in there and of course his car.
Fitted new anti snap in Lincoln - 21/03/2020
Lockforce received a call from a lady who after a few drinks tried to open her door but snapped the key in the lock in the process. Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln was with the customer within the hour and had the door open in minutes and fitted her a new anti-snap cylinder.
Sash jam in Lincoln - 01/03/2020
I received a call due to an internal door where the sash had jammed out and wouldn’t retract. The customer was needing to gain entry ASAP as it was the utility room. Lockforce Lincoln gained non destructive entry to the room. The customer was happy and even gained a sneaky tip of it happens again. Happy customers.
Locked out in Cranwell - 28th February 2020
Out again tonight on behalf of Lockforce Lincoln. A couple were locked out of their house, due to losing the keys. I assisted the couple on behalf of Lockforce Lincoln, because I was closer and would be on site in half the time. Entry gained in no time and a new anti snap cylinder fitted with 3 new keys. Sometimes it’s about getting to the customer as soon as possible and on this occasion, I was on site in 20 minutes.
Replaced cylinder solved the issue in Lincoln - 13th February 2020
Lockforce Lincoln received a call from an elderly lady in Utterby who was having problems locking/closing her door. Lockforce Lincoln was happy to help, when I got the the property the lady showed me the problem. You had to slam the door as it was out of alignment and then jiggle the key to lock it. I changed the cylinder to our versa anti-snap cylinder and realigned the door she can now operate the door with ease.
Helping mum get the kids to school in Lincoln - 25th January
Lockforce Locksmiths received a call from a lady who was locked inside her property and need to get out for the school run. Lockforce Lincoln arrived to a failed gearbox which didn’t takes long to open the the door allowing the lady to make the school run. I changed the full strip as the old gearbox one was non replaceable. The door is now fully working and another happy customer.
Locked out - 26th January 2020
Lockforce Lincoln were asked to cover a job as a matter of urgency. A young lady could not open her front door, the cylinder had seized. We gained access to the property and replaced the cylinder with a thumb turn British Standard, anti snap, back in the property safe and secure.
Lock change in Lincoln after burglary - 19th January 2020
Lockforce Locksmiths Lincoln received a call early morning from a lady who had been burgled while she was asleep. We were with her within the hour and changed all the locks and secured her property once again. Happy customer.
Door Latch Closed Behind Customer - 5th January 2020
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln was called to a property in Doddington, near Lincoln, from a lady who had taken her children and dogs out for a Sunday walk. When she arrived home she was unable to gain energy as the latch had closed behind her. I gained entry to the property and had the family and dogs back in, out of the cold wind in no time. Another happy customer.
Door adjustment to help locking in Lincoln - 11th December 2019
Lockforce Locksmiths Lincoln had a call from a lady who’s door was getting increasingly harder to lock. Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln arrived at the property in 10 minutes as I was in the area. The problem was a case of the door had dropped over time. I adjusted the door and it was nice and easy to lock again.
Entry gain for family household in Lincoln - 2nd December 2019
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln received a call from a family in Welton near Lincoln. They could not open there as the gearbox had failed. Not what u need on the coldest night of the year. Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln had them back in the warm in no time and rectified the problem. Happy customer.
Entry gain in Lincoln - 30th November 2019
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln received a call from a bloke who’s wife had lost the container keys. Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln was more then happy to help and gained entry to the container. Another happy customer.
Failed gearbox in Lincoln - 26th November 2019
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln received a call from a lady who’s door was unable to be opened. After arriving at the property I could tell it was a failed gearbox. I gaining entry and changed the gearbox in no time. Door is now fully working again. Happy customer.
Bathroom window locked in Lincoln - 16th November 2019
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln had a call from a customer who couldn’t open their bathroom window, and due to the dampness it was causing mould to set in. Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln has it sorted in no time. Happy customer.
Replaced faulty gearbox - 12th November 2019
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln received a call from a lady in Navenby near Lincoln, who was u able to gain entry to her property. Once I got to the property it was clear the gearbox had failed. I had it replaced and all working again in no time. Happy customer
Lincoln Cylinder Replacement - Lincoln, 11th November 2019
We received a call from a man who had a family tragedy and needed the locks changing on his property ASAP. Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln was more then happy to help in his time of need and completed the cylinder change on his request.
Failed gearbox in Saxilby- 26th October 2019
Lockforce Locksmiths Lincoln received a call from a elderly couple in Saxilby who went to lock their door for the night and couldn’t. Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln was with them within the hour, diagnosed the problem and rectified it. Another happy customer????
Glued door cylinder in Lincoln - 20th October 2019
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln. Received a call from an elderly gentleman whose cylinder was glued up. Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln gained entry to the property and changed the cylinder. Another happy customer.
Locked out in Lincoln - 13th October 2019
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln received a call from a couple whose mortice lock was faulty, the key was just spinning. I was with them in 45 minutes and gained entry to the property. They were relieved to to back inside out of the rain. Happy customers
Lockout in Lincoln - 1st October 2019
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln received a call from from a customer. Herself and her son was locked out, the door had shut behind them in the wind. I was with them in no time and gained non destructive entry to the property. Another happy customer.
Mortice Lock Entry Gain and Lock replacement in Lincoln - 25th September 2019
Lockforce Locksmiths Lincoln had a call from a lady who has been unable to use her internal garage door after losing her keys. Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln gained non destructive entry to the door and replace the lock happy customer.
Digitial lock fresh fit in Lincoln - 9th September 2019
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln had a call from a local estate agency based in Lincoln city centre to fit a digital lock to the back of their business property. I was with them straight away fitted the lock and walked away on the books for a top rated estate agent.
Entry gain in Lincoln - 22th August 2019
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln had a call out to RAF Coningsby from a couple who had just returned from holiday and left their keys abroad. Once I got to the property I gained non destructive entry. Lock picked, happy costumer.
Security upgrade in Lincoln - 14th August 2019
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln had a call out to a local country house where their mortice lock had failed. I was with the customer within 15 minutes and got to work and had the door open in no time.
Entry gain in Lincoln - 13th August 2019
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln received a call from a property owner whose tenants had moved out with no warning. He was given no notice, he was also given no keys and needed to gain entry and change locks. Non destructive entry was gained and locks replaced in no time. Happy customer.
Locked out in Lincoln - 3rd August 2019
Lockforce Locksmiths Lincoln received a call from a student who after a long night on the pop had misplaced his keys. I arrived at the property in good time as he and his mate were trying to climb the drain pipe to get in. So non-destructive entry gained just in time and took less than 10 minutes.
Cylinder change in Lincoln - 15th July 2019
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln received a call from a bloke who was wanting his lock upgrading having just moved into his new home. Lockforce Lincoln was happy to help and this is actually something we would reccommend to anyone moving into a new property as you just never know who has a copy of those keys!.
Faulty lock in Lincoln - 14th July 2019
I had a very early call this morning from a lady who was unable to lock her door. I was with her within the hour and diagnosed the issue immediatly as a faulty Gearbox. The problem was rectified in no time ad the customer is now safe and secure in her home with a fully functioning lock.
Entry gain and Lock upgrade in Lincoln - 3rd July 2019
A major car dealership in Lincoln had lost the keys to their showroom sliding doors. They were expecting new cars to be moved in that afternoon so I was under pressure to get the doors open. After gaining non destructive entry to the doors I changed the cylinders and the doors were fully working again.
Entry gaining in Lincoln - 24th June 2019
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln got a callout from a business who had left their keys at another location and needed to gain entry as they had orders to fill. So with a group of lads on my shoulder the pressure was on but I managed to gain non destructive entry to the business. Happy customer!
Door Alignment Resolved in Lincoln - 18th June 2019
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln received a call from a lady in Lincoln whose house was due to be sold imminently. Out of nowhere the door wouldn’t lock. After arriving at the property it was simply the door which need some adjustment. She was so happy with our service and honesty with the problem, she has confirmed that once she has moved into her new property she would like Lockforce Lincoln to attend and upgrade all of her cylinders to anti-snap.
Faulty Gearbox in Lincoln - 11th June 2019
Lockforce Locksmiths Lincoln were called out by a lady who was worried about how she will secure her house for the night because her door won’t lock. When I arrived at the property I diagnosed the problem as being a faulty gearbox, not having the correct gearbox in the van I fitted a temporary lock. Went back to the customer today to fit the door with the original MPL and new gearbox. Customer was more than happy with her service and feeling secure once again.
Faulty key code lock - 15th June 2019
Lockforce Locksmiths Lincoln had a call out from a nursing home who were needing an emergency locksmith to gain access to a faulty combination door lock. Inside was emergency equipment which they need on a daily basis. I arrive within the hour and gained access to the room and changed the code lock. I also adjusted another door free of charge as the key code sash wasn’t even falling into the keep. A very happy customer who even gave me cake and a cup of tea.
Lock out in Lincoln - 13th June 2019
Lockforce Locksmiths Lincoln were called out by a landlord of a rental property in Lincoln because his tenant was locked out with a small child. On arrival the Child was upset but in less then five minutes I had gained non destructive entry and diagnosed the problem as a faulty gearbox. Without one in stock I fitted a temporary locking system. And returning on Monday to fit the new part.
Lock out in Lincoln - 9th June 2019
Lockforce Locksmiths Lincoln had a callout to a country pub/ restaurant to gain entry and to upgrade their locks for ease of getting in and out of the kitchen area. After gaining non destructive entry and changing the cylinder the costumer was more then happy.
Key snapped in Lincoln - 4th June 2019
Lockforce Locksmiths Lincoln had a call from a custumer who had snapped a key in their lock and had no spares. So after gaining entry to the property I changed the cylinder for a far more superior one. And the custumer was more than happy they could use there door again and also had some grately improved security to their home.
Locked out in Lincoln - 3rd June 2019
Lockforce Locksmith Lincoln had a call out in early hours of the morning, the lady had locked herself out of her flat and was distressed. After gaining access to the property we had a chat about better security for her flat and she is planning on upgrading soon.
Locked out in Lincoln - 30th May 2019
Lockforce Locksmiths Lincoln were called out to a job in Lincoln today, nice easy one to start the day as the customer had lost their keys. We gained non destructive entry and the customer was able to continue with their day, happy days.