Locksmiths

We’re MLA (Master Locksmith Association) accredited and there’s not much we don’t know about locks or physical security in general.  These pages (check the sub-section drop down menu) tell you what we do – from key cutting and emergency door opening to designing and installing master key systems – with helpful videos about replacing Euro Cylinders, and more.

MLA (Master Locksmith Association) Approved

As an approved MLA (Master Locksmith Association) company you can rest assured that CIA’s Locksmiths are highly skilled, reputable engineers of the highest standard and the work we carried out is fully guaranteed for a full 12 months from the installation date.

CIA’s Locksmiths are specialists in the installation, opening and servicing of all types of locking systems.

We regularly carry out work for a diverse range of customers ranging from Domestic and Business premises, Council and Housing Associations, Defence Establishments, Shopping Centres, Hospitals & NHS Trusts, Hotels etc.

CIA Offer a comprehensive and efficient service in the following:

  • All Types of locks supplied and fitted
  • Emergency door opening & lock replacement*
  • Emergency door repairs*
  • Repossessions & Warrant Entry
  • Lock & Safe opening & repair
  • uPVC door lock cylinder replacement
  • uPVC door multipoint locking system replacement & Repair
  • Electronic & Mechanical Access Control
  • Window Security
  • Master Key System Design & Installation
  • Full traditional and electronic key cutting service
  • Grilles, Bars & Security Door Installation

Fast, efficient and reliable service carried out to Police and Insurance specifications.

Free advice given, surveys undertaken with no obligation and written quotations provided.

Reliable, accurate advice given in accordance with current legislation, Insurance & Police requirements and Industry standards & Codes of Practice.

Read about the worrying security flaw in popular uPVC door euro-style lock cylinders

MLA Approved Locksmiths

NOTE: Our emergency call-out locksmith service are only available during office hours and only in Hampshire and West Sussex – rapid response Portsmouth area.

  • Dr xxxxx Hampshire

    Your staff are always pleasant, helpful and informative.  It is also nice to have the same person every time to do the service.

  • Mr M Cxxx Portsmouth, Hampshire

    Quick response and very polite.

  • Mrs Nxxxx Westbourne, Hampshire

    Delightful and very helpful young man, and please can he come again!

  • Mr D S Freezer Bognor Regis, West Sussex

    Your people have been Helpful – Honest – Informative – Perfect, Thank you.

  • Mr S R xxxxxx

    Absolutely perfect all the way through and Paul is brilliant as a service engineer. Many years of continued support is testament to the good service you provide. Thanks

  • Mr R Cecil Waterlooville, Hampshire

    Appointment change was easy – Engineer was very helpful – Good Service

  • Mr P Bxxxxx Stubbington, Hampshire

    Excellent explanation of system options and how to use it. Nothing was too much effort. Engineer took his time to think about the best way to overcome problems that were not apparent at the time of survey. He made suggestions as to the best way to overcome them. Everything was done and cleaned up. Thank […]

  • Southern Water Various locations throughout the South

    Thanks to the designer, project manager and all engineers whose work during this contract was carried out with efficiency, professionalism and care.

  • Mrs M Munday Portsmouth, Hampshire

    The technician was helpful and explained what he was doing, making me feel at ease about the service visit and even showed me new features that we can use.

  • Mr A Price, Price Motors Waterlooville, Hampshire

    All people I encountered were a credit to CIA.