Locksmith Near Me: Use Rated Locksmiths

If I was looking for a locksmith near me, I would want to know the following:

  • Do they have a good reputation?
  • Are licensed and insured?
  • Can they offer 24/7 emergency services?
  • Are they available in my area?
  • How much do they charge for their services?
  • Can they provide a free quote?
  • How long have they been in business?

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Whether you need your front door unlocked or need spare keys cut for your home or office, we’ve got reputable locksmiths near you that are ready to assist.

The Rated Locksmiths network has vetted and approved residential and commercial locksmiths operating in towns and cities all over the United Kingdom.

Why listen to us?

We are the UK's top online marketplace for locksmith services. We work with over 300 locksmiths who have been vetted and approved by our team. Learn more about our expertise.

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Locksmiths near me: Our coverage

Members listed on the Rated Locksmiths platform operate in towns and cities in England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.

All our partners are independent locksmiths that must first undergo a thorough approval process by our team.

We ensure that our members provide quality services and maintain a positive reputation so that you can receive genuine and dependable locksmithing services for your home or business.

Consequently, the operating hours and coverage areas for each of our members may vary.

To find a trustworthy residential or commercial locksmith near you, click on GET QUOTES and enter your postcode to get started, or select your town or city from the alphabetically sorted location list below.

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Residential and commercial locksmith cost

Rated Locksmiths is 100% FREE to use and we’ll never ask for a penny or a pound, nor do we ask you to sign up to a newsletter or make an account.

If you want to find local residential or commercial locksmiths in the UK, the whole process should be easy.

Since we work with independent locksmithing businesses in the UK, the cost of locksmith services can vary quite a bit from one locksmith to another.

For this reason, all of our members must be willing to provide you with a no-obligation quote.

Why use Rated Locksmiths?

The entire process of looking for a locksmith near you has been made simpler with search engines, but this has also opened the door to many rogue traders operating as locksmiths in the UK.

How can you be sure that you’re dealing with a legitimate, qualified locksmith?

How can you be certain that you won’t fall for a bait-and-switch scam?

How can you find a genuine, local locksmith that has been vetted and approved?

It all starts with Rated Locksmiths.

Why you should use Rated Locksmiths:

Best commercial and residential locksmiths operating across the UK

The Rated Locksmiths platform has residential and commercial locksmiths covering towns and cities all over the UK.

From Exeter to Aberdeen, Swansea to Ipswich and everywhere else in between, Rated Locksmiths has qualified and dependable locksmiths near you.

Trustworthy services and fast response times

The locksmith member partners featured on our platform deliver dependable services and response times. 

This includes 24/7 assistance and emergency lockout assistance, including on bank holidays.

Competitive prices from genuine locksmiths near you

Since the locksmithing industry in the UK is unregulated, locksmiths may charge whatever they please for their services.

This doesn’t mean you should have to pay outrageous fees, however.

The locksmiths listed on Rated Locksmiths offer fair and competitive prices as well as FREE, no-obligation quotes.

Local locksmith near me UK: Frequently asked questions

What services do locksmiths provide?

Locksmiths in the UK provide various services related to keys, locks, and security, including property lockouts, lock installation, repair, and replacement, key cutting and key duplication, alarm system & CCTV camera installation, safe installation and relocation, and more.

How much does a locksmith cost in the UK?

The cost of hiring a locksmith in the UK can vary significantly depending on the service required, labour requirements and complexity, location, time of day, and the rate charged by the locksmithing business. 

Since prices can vary so much, it is highly advised to request a free quotation before hiring a locksmith.

Are all locksmiths in the UK licensed and insured?

No. As of 2023, locksmithing is an unregulated industry and subsequently, locksmiths do not require a locksmithing license.

Nevertheless, it is beneficial for locksmiths to acquire certifications and accreditations from professionally recognised bodies such as the Master Locksmiths Association (MLA).

Moreover, locksmithing businesses in the UK should have adequate liability insurance.

Can a locksmith help me if I'm locked out of my home or business?

Yes, the most common service offered by residential and commercial locksmiths in the UK is property lockout, including emergency services.

In the vast majority of circumstances, a locksmith will be able to unlock your door without causing any damage to the lock or to the door.

What should I do if I need a locksmith in an emergency?

If you require emergency lockout assistance, the most important thing to do is to try and remain calm.

An emergency locksmith can provide dependable solutions, but they will require some information from you to get the job done quickly and to provide you with an accurate quote.

Use Rated Locksmiths to find 24/7 emergency locksmiths near you.

How can I choose a reliable locksmith in the UK?

Finding a locksmith in the UK isn’t difficult, but there are many scammers and rogue traders to watch out for.

Therefore, it is a good idea to spend a moment enquiring about the locksmith’s reputation and qualifications.

Signs of trust include testimonials, affiliation with the MLA, and being listed here on the Rated Locksmiths network.

How to find locksmith services near me

Rated Locksmiths makes it quick and easy to find genuine, affordable locksmiths.

Our platform of vetted and approved locksmiths in the UK is your number one choice if you’re ever locked out of your home or business, need a key duplicated, to have your locks repaired or replaced, and much more.

Start using Rated Locksmiths today and get in touch with a locksmith near you.

Browse through our alphabetically-sorted list of towns and cities to find a locksmith, or click on GET QUOTES above and enter your postcode to get started.