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 MLA (Master Locksmith Association) approved 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 Dxxxxx Rowlands Castle, Hampshire

    When I need help it is available (with a smile, inferred by the telephone conversation!)

  • Mrs J Gxxxx Southampton, Hampshire

    Technician and office always pleasant.

  • Ms E Cxxxxx Emsworth, Hampshire

    Engineer turned up on the date and time specified. Did a good job and left the house tidy. The alarm works. Job done!

  • Alan Jones Newbury, Berkshire

    We always receive excellent service from CIA. We also appreciated the text reminder about the service appointment.

  • J M Sewell Chichester, West Sussex

    CIA is well run and the equipment installed is always first class.

  • Mrs S******** Fareham, Hampshire

    Always very helpful and obliging.  Always feel that things said will happen.

  • Mr R Clist Liss, Hampshire

    They were prompt in arriving.  They were able to overcome a small problem with little fuss, and seemed technically very capable.

  • Mrs ****** Chichester, West Sussex

    Recommended by a family member so have not had anyone else to quote.  Hard reputation to follow!

  • Mrs J Kxxxxxx Farnham, Surrey

    Had to change pre-arranged appointment and office was very helpful.

  • 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