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.

  • Mrs Nxxxx Westbourne, Hampshire

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

  • Mr D***** Hayling Island, Hampshire

    Very Polite, cleared up any mess he made. Hardly knew he was in the house.

  • Dr P Darling Basingstoke, Hampshire

    Have been with CIA for over 10 years now and they have never disappointed me.  The system designer showed a great deal of professionalism and expertise as well as being personable.

  • Mrs J Baldwin Portsmouth, Hampshire

    Service always top class, engineers polite and cheerful.

  • Mr-P-Lxxxx-Guildford

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

  • Mrs T Kxxxx Fareham, Hampshire

    Your staff are always pleasant, helpful and informative.  It is also nice not having a different person every time we have a service.

  • Roger Harvey Berkshire

    Customer service has always been good and a great deal of time and effort was put into sorting out the issues we had with the system when it was first installed.  We always found CIA to be a very reliable company and a company we would be more than happy to recommend.

  • Alan Jones – Newbury, Berkshire

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

  • 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.