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.

  • 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.

  • Roger Garth Hutton Farnham, Surrey

    Prompt, efficient service. Courteous and efficient technician.

  • 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!

  • Mr P A Forbes Portsmouth, Hampshire

    Nice young man, very polite and very helpful, also very tidy worker.

  • 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!

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

    CIA are easy to contact and their staff are helpful.

  • Mr Evans Denmead, Hampshire

    Technician was excellent, took care of my property, hoovered as he went along and took the time to channel the wiring properly and back filled as required – Absolutely first class service.  I was hesitant to use CIA but friends recommended them and I am very pleased that I followed up on their advice.

  • Mr *** Petersfield

    Very neat and tidy installation.  Very considerate with young family.  Professional and efficient service throughout the whole process.

  • Mrs J Gxxxx Southampton, Hampshire

    Technician and office always pleasant.