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.

  • Mr-P-Lxxxx-Guildford

    Work carried out as requested and staff incredibly helpful as always.

  • Alan & Gwen Waters Fareham, Hampshire

    Always helpful with a swift service – would happily recommend to anyone interested in alarms.

  • Mrs E Mxxxxx Havant, Hampshire

    Engineer was polite, well groomed and very helpful. Even my husband who is partially sighted understood how to use the system. The engineer even used the vacuum cleaner.

  • Mr L********* Rowlands Castle, Hampshire

    CIA are easy to contact and their staff are helpful.

  • Mr A Price, Price Motors Waterlooville, Hampshire

    All people I encountered were a credit to CIA.

  • Ricara Ltd Brighton

    Always helpful, always proficient, efficient and effective.

  • Mr M Sxxxxxxxxxxx Waterlooville, Hampshire

    Polite attitude of your technician, minimum disruption.

  • Mr I Dxxxxx Midhurst, West Sussex

    Good service, friendly staff.

  • Mrs J Baldwin Portsmouth, Hampshire

    Service always top class, engineers polite and cheerful.

  • Roger Garth Hutton Farnham, Surrey

    Prompt, efficient service. Courteous and efficient technician.