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Lockforce Locksmiths Reading

Lockforce Reading

Pete Luckley

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Welcome to Lockforce Locksmith Reading.

Over the years, we’ve found that the people of Reading come to us with a vast array of lock conundrums. 

From locked-out business execs panicking before an important meeting and students who’ve suffered a break the full time mum who wants to be prepared with that spare set of keys for her forgetful son.

Be it a domestic or commercial property, door locks, window locks or something, your local 24 hour emergency locksmith caters to them all.

Moreover, with competitive pricing, 24/7 availability and unsurpassed professionalism, Reading residents continue to return and use us time and time again. 

In addition:

  • Fully DBS Checked
  • Full business insurance
  • Proud member of Checkatrade, where reputation matters.
  • NHS Discount
  • Veterans Discount
  • Work is guaranteed for 12 months
  • Free Security Home Survey

Checkatrade information for Lockforce Locksmiths

So why not join your fellow residents in calling Reading locksmith on 0118 430 0152

Emergency Lock Outs in Reading 

When locked out in Reading, there’s no need to panic! Call your emergency local locksmith.

Our operative is only half an hour way from your call and is renowned for providing an efficient and professional service to the residents of Reading…he’ll have you back in your home or car in no time at all!

Unlike other local tradesmen, our locksmith is highly trained in the latest tried-and-tested locksmith techniques and deploys non-destructive techniques where possible in order to gain safe access without leaving you a hefty bill. 

For an emergency lock service that remains unsurpassed, call 0118 430 0152

Locks We Stock 

When using Lockforce, you can rest assured that the locks that are being fitted onto your property have been verified by industry experts – approved in the knowledge that they will provide you with an elementary level of lock security at the very least.

Authorised and of high standard, our locksmith’s concern for the locks he stocks is one further reason why our technician is probably number one for Reading residents.  

Locks can very very quickly be snapped by burglers, watch this short video to see how eeasiy this can be done and the benefits of having an Ultion lock fitted to your home.

For a locksmith who is discerning about the quality of locks he fits on your property, call 0118 430 0152

Mobile Key Cutting Service

Our operative is well equipped to tackle any situation you may find yourself requiring the services of a mobile key cutting service.

With full training in the latest key cutting techniques and the most effective equipment, you can rest assured you will be able to have your keys cut wherever you are in Reading.

Leaving you with peace of mind knowing that your replacement keys will work on the first attempt.

To have keys cut from wherever you are, call 0118 430 0152

Recent Jobs

Reading Locksmiths Fixes Patio Door Locks on Summer House – Reading, RG2 - 15th May 2022 

A customer in a small village near Reading contacted our locksmiths because the lock on their summer house patio doors had failed. The customer couldn't get in because the gearbox had failed. We gained non-destructive entry to the summer house and replaced the old mechanism with a new one and upgraded the lock to a 1-star Ultion cylinder which provided improved much needed security to the building. 

Local Church Can Not Lock Door, Reading, RG4 – 7th May 2022 

Our local church contacted Lockforce Locksmith Reading after being unable to look the church door. Living locally, we were able to attend within 30 minutes and rectified the lock issue by replacing the old cylinder with a new 1-star Ultion Lock. Whilst there we quoted for a fire escape handle and shortly after this was authorised and we are going back to fit this week. Happy customer.  

Reading Locksmith Gains Entry After Key Snaps, Reading, RG1 – 3rd May 2022

A worried customer contacted our Reading locksmiths after snapping their key in their front door lock. Lockforce Locksmith Reading were able to gain entry to the property and used non-destructive techniques. We went ahead and replaced the rim cylinder of the Yale lock entirely and provided 5 new keys to the happy customer.

Reading Locksmith Smart Lock Installation, Reading, RG2 -16th April 2022

A local customer contacted Lockforce Locksmiths Reading to discuss smart locks. We discussed a wide range of products on the market and ultimately decided on the Ultion smart lock which we supplied and fitted to the front door on the same visit.

Locked out with no keys in Reading, RG1 - 26th March 2022 

Lockforce Locksmith Reading were called to help a lady locked out in Reading central. We attended within 30minutes, unlocked the door and she was quickly back inside. She’s requested we also fit a key safe so this issue won’t happen again in future. 

Left keys inside home and now locked out in Reading, RG3 - 25th Macrh 2022

Lockforce Locksmith Reading received an emergency text in the evening the other day from a local lady in Reading who locked themselves out of their property after leaving their keys in the door. We were nearby and attended within 30 minutes to assess the situation. For a professional locksmith there was a quick solution. We carried out a non-destructive entry by unlocking the door from outside the home. Once the client was safe and inside, we recommended a lock upgrade to a high-security anti-snap cylinder which they chose to get installed for added security. The customer was thankful to be back inside their home and for the honest pricing.

Locked out with no keys in Reading, RG1 - 6th March 2022

Lockforce Locksmith Reading received an emergency call from a lady who was locked out of her bungalow after leaving her keys inside. We attended within 15 minutes, unlocked the door and she was quickly back inside. We fitted a Supra key safe to the outside of her property to stop this happening again.

Locked out in Reading, RG2 - 1st March 2022 

Lockforce Locksmith Reading received an urgent telephone call to gain entry for a lovely gentleman after he had left his home and forgot his house keys. I arrived within 20 minutes and used our letterbox tool to open the door for the gentleman he was so happy with our response time and efficiency. 

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Reading Emergency locksmith freed up front door that had jammed shut, RG2, - 22nd February 2022

Lockforce Locksmith Reading attended a property where the front door was jammed shut. We were able to gain access to find out that the full MPL mechanism had seized, we therefore replaced old for new and even upgraded their locks to 3-star high security cylinders.

House keys stolen in Reading, RG1 - 9th February 2022 

Lockforce Locksmith Reading were called by a lady whose elderly mother had her bag stolen while out food shopping, she was worried about her mother’s property and safety and wanted to have her locks changed. Lockforce Locksmith Reading attended within the hour and changed both front and back door cylinders to 1 star security locks. Both can now go to sleep tonight knowing no one has keys to her home. 

Customer struggling to open and close door, RG1, Reading - 4th February 2022 

Lockforce Locksmith Reading received an email from a customer who was struggling to Lock/Unlock their front door. The customer was getting increasingly worried it would eventually stop altogether so called our technician to help. We attended that afternoon and adjusted the keep and serviced the night latch. Now the door is back to working like new and didn't cost the earth as it was only time and expertise spent. Happy customer. 

Full MPL change on UPVC patio door in Reading, RG4, 5th December 2021

Lockforce Locksmith Reading were contacted by customer who had gotten our details through a Facebook local recommendation group. They had an issue with their UPVC patio door that needed repairing. We attended the same afternoon and fitted a full new MPL allowing the door to operate as normal. Another happy customer in Reading. 

Locksmith replaces Mortice Lock on back garden wooden gate - RG2, Reading, 15th November 2021

Our Reading locksmith gained entry to a troublesome back garden wooden gate with a faulty mortice lock. Lockforce Locksmith Reading gained non-destructive entry and replaced the old mortice lock with a new British Standard 5-level high security lock. Customer can now leave the property without worry anyone can get into the back of their home. 

Landlord’s tenant eviction requiring lock change, Reading, RG1 - 7th November 2021 

A landlord had not received rent for several months and was in need of our help to change a lock for his property which had been evacuated rapidly. Lockforce Locksmith Reading gained entry to the house and changed the necessary locks to make the property safe and so they could start renting it out again. One happy landlord. 

Faulty bedroom door lock - Reading, RG4 - 5th October 2021

Lockforce locksmith Reading had an emergency call out today for a customer whose bedroom door lock would no longer work. Upon arrival I was told the lock was only days old, with a little bit of persuasion I managed to open the door without any damage to the lock or door in no time at all. Adjusted the keep to make this old problem not happen again. One very relieved and happy customer. 

School Fire Door not working in Reading – RG2 – 17th September 2021 

Lockforce Locksmith Reading was contacted by a local primary school whose fire door had been opened by a child and they now couldn’t lock it back up. Upon inspection our local Reading Locksmith found the lock had failed and needed a replacement. Luckily our Lockforce Locksmith Reading stocks a huge variety of locks to do an immediate replacement. One happy school head mistress.  

Can’t lock door in Reading, RG4 - 01/05/21

Lockforce Locksmiths Reading were called to a semi-detached property by a family who could not lock their main front door. We attended the same afternoon, fixed the door issue which was an issue with the door alignment. The family were back to having a safe and secure property.

Family locked out of home in Reading, RG30 - 19/04/21

Lockforce Locksmiths Reading were called by a family of 5 who had locked themselves out of their detached family home in Reading. They had locked themselves out after losing the house keys on dog walk. We gained access by non-destructive entry and the family were so pleased to have get her children inside.

Locked out of garage in Reading, RG5 - 10/04/21

On behalf of a local commerical premise, Lockforce Locksmiths Reading attended a site to help gain entry to a garage where the lock had jammed. We gained entry within 10minutes and replaced the cylinder. The client was very pleased and now can put their pride and joy car in their garage. 

Lock Upgrade in Reading, RG4 - 05/04/2021

Lockforce Locksmiths Reading were called to replace an old euro cylinder with a new euro cylinder lock. The customer had recently moved into the area and wanted to ensure nobody else had keys to the property. On closer inspection we ended up finding that the gear box and mpl were faulty so this was needed to be replaced also. The customer was so happy we identify these pesky issues and was very pleased with her new secure lock. 


Lockforce Locksmiths Reading received an urgent call from a customer who forgot his combination to a domestic safe  Mark from Lockforce Reading successfully retrieved the combination and accessed the safe non destructively. He also reconfigured the combination for the customer. Lockforce Reading was found on Google My Business. Please visit our website for more information and reviews.

September 2020 Reading RG31


Lockforce Locksmiths Reading were called out urgently to a major food store, Reading Aldi where the staff room door lock failed. With a rapid response and practising social distancing,  Mark our Lockforce locksmith, swiftly gained access by picking open the door  He cleaned and serviced the mechanism and cylinder making the door operational again. Aldi in Reading was a returning customer who found Lockforce Reading via our WhatsApp Business group. Please join our Lockforce WhatsApp Business group to access service deals and security upgrade offers throughout the year.

RG1 - June 2020


Lockforce Locksmiths Reading received a call from a landlord needing a lock change as the previous tenants had not returned all the keys. As a precaution he also requested an upgrade. Mark our Lockforce locksmith upgraded the locks to Britain Standard anti snap euro cylinders which he had in his fully stocked van and provided additional keys.Lockforce Reading provides locksmith services for domestic rental properties and free security surveys.

RG4 - May 2020


Lockforce Locksmiths Reading received a call to the Ford main dealership after all the keys to a brand new Ford Ranger were locked in the car on the front seat   The vehicle was ready to be delivered to its new customer. Mark, our Lockforce locksmith engineer was recommended and was called to site. He swiftly gained entry to the vehicle and the shiny new truck was ready to be delivered. Happy customer, happy dealership. No problem too small!

RG1 - April 2020


Lockforce Locksmiths Reading received a call from a customer requesting our free security survey. After discussing the details with Mark, our experienced Lockforce locksmith, he decided to upgrade the front door lock with an ULTION 3 star British Standard cylinder. As part of our ever evolving service, we provide free security surveys to everyone. Call us!

Reading RG1 March 2020


Lockforce Locksmiths Reading got a call from a distraught customer who’s house had been burgled. The thieves had snapped the lock and damaged the handles in the process. Mark, our experienced Lockforce Locksmith, replaced the UPVC handles and upgraded the lock to a British Standard anti snap cylinder. For a free home security survey, please call us anytime.

Reading RG2, March 2020


Lockforce Locksmiths Reading were called out to attend a home where the rear french patio doors had seized having not been opened for five years. They were thirty year old multi point locking wooden doors. Mark our experienced Lockforce engineer managed to open the doors, removed the mechanism and lock. The doors were serviced and realigned. Mark fitted a new mechanism and cylinder: 3 star British Standard ULTION. In and out for Lockforce Locksmiths Reading!

Jan 2020, Reading


Lockforce Locksmith Reading had an emergency call out for a slam shut lock out. Our engineer, Mark attended within half an hour to gain entry non destructively much to the customer’s delight!

Feb 2020, RG4


Lockforce Locksmiths Reading received an urgent call from home developers Taylor Wimpey, one of our national contracts. A builder had lost the keys to 5 new properties which were ready for hand over to the new owners. Mark, our ever ready Lockforce engineer, gained non destructive entry and fitted each property keyed alike 3 Star British Standard locks throughout. Leaving a very satisfied site manager!

RG2 05/01/2020


Lockforce Locksmiths Reading received a call from a distressed customer who wanted to upgrade his security after having an attempted burglary at his residence. After discussing security options, an informed decision was made on fitting insurance and police approved 3* British Standard ULTION locks. In addition, our experienced Lockforce Locksmiths Reading team supplied, fitted and installed the new Ring Doorbell for our elderly customer who now feels safe and secure.

Jan 2020, RG2 

Customer Burgled in Reading

We received a call from a customer in Reading RG1 who came home to find they had been a victim of a burglary. We were able to respond quickly and repair the damage. The locks were upgraded to 3* British Standard insurance approved locks: ULTION cylinders. The customer was pleased with the level of security provided by our experienced locksmith team at Lockforce Reading. 

13/02/20, RG1

Lost Keys for Safe in Reading - 5th November 2019

Lockforce Locksmiths Reading received a call from a customer from Whitley in Reading RG2 who had lost the keys for his safe. We were able to respond quickly and gained entry to the safe non-destructively for the customer. Thanks to our professional locksmith services and dedication to our work we have another happy customer in Reading.

Reading Safe Lock Picking

Snapped key in Reading - 9th October 2019

Lockforce Locksmiths Reading received a call from a customer at the ALDI store in Reading last night who had snapped a key inside the staff room door whilst locking up for the night.  We were able to respond within 20 minutes and extract the broken security key for the customer.  Another happy customer who is thankful for our professional locksmith service.

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0118 430 0152

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Areas Covered

Aldermaston, Aldermaston Soke, Aldermaston Wharf, Aldworth, Ashampstead, Basildon, Beech Hill, Beenham, Bradfield, Bradfield, Brimpton, Bucklebury, Burghfield Common, Burghfield Common, Burghfield Hill, Calcot Row, Caversham, Chapel Row, Charvil, Checkendon, Cleeve, Cockpole Green, Cray's Pond, Crazies Hill, Dunsden Green, Earley, Emmer Green, Englefield, Exlade Street, Farley Hill, Gallowstree Common, Goring, Goring, Grazeley, Hare Hutch, Hurst, Hurst, Katesgrove, Kidmore End, Kiln Green, Knowl Hill, Midgham, Mortimer, Mortimer, Mortimer West End, Newtown, North Street, Padworth, Pangbourne, Play Hatch, Purley-on-Thames, Purley-on-Thames, Reading, Ruscombe, Ruscombe, Sheffield Bottom, Shurlock Row, Silchester, Silchester, Sonning Common, Sonning Eye, South Oxfordshire, South Stoke, Southcote, Southend, Spencers Wood, Stanford Dingley, Stratfield Mortimer, Stratfield Saye, Streatley, Streatley, Sulham, Sulhamstead, Swallowfield, Theale, Theale, Three Mile Cross, Tidmarsh, Tilehurst, Tokers Green, Twyford, Twyford, Ufton Nervet, Upper Basildon, Upper Bucklebury, Waltham St Lawrence, Wargrave, Warren Row, Wasing, West Berkshire, West End Green, Whistley Green, Whitchurch, Whitley, Wokefield, Woodcote, Woolhampton

Counties Covered

Berks, Berkshire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire

Postcodes Covered

RG1, RG2, RG3, RG4, RG5, RG6, RG7, RG8, RG10, RG30, RG31

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