We have been trained to gain entry using the latest non-destructive techniques & equipment.
We cover Leigh-on-sea and the surrounding areas and are on-call 24 hours a day for all types of locksmith work, from burglary repairs, to lock-outs. We aim to get to you within 30 minutes, and we're available 24 hours a day.
All our work is guaranteed with a 12 month manufacturers warranty on all parts and 90 days guarantee on all workmanship.
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Our professional locksmiths carry a wide range of replacement locks and cylinders which means we can usually effect repairs and replacements in one visit, saving you time and money.
We have been trained to gain entry using the latest non-destructive techniques & equipment.
If your house has been broken into, more often than not there will be damage where the burglar has forced entry. In these cases there is an urgent need to make the premises secure.
Is your home secure? If you're in any doubt at all, why not book a security survey? Simply call 01268 840005 and we'll be happy to help!
If you've misplaced your keys or find you're locked out, then we can get you back in without unnecessary damage to your property. Also, because we're local to you, we can usually get there within 30 - 60 minutes.
Specialists in uPVC multi-point door locks and mechanisms, we carry all the necessary spares to repair over 95% of common uPVC door & lock problems on the spot, within an hour!
When it comes to your security, quality speaks volumes. We are able to offer British Standard, insurance approved mechanisms and all parts come with a 12 month manufacturers warranty as standard.
LockRite vans are equipped with key-cutting equipment and a wide range of common household and commercial key blanks. So, extra keys for the office or family can be supplied on the spot at a fraction of the usual cost.
We provide a full range of commercial services, from simple lock replacement to master key and access systems. We also provide reliable locksmith attendance for bailiffs and warrant work.
“Very responsive to our call, prompt times, very smart, very polite and very helpful, excellent service.”Verified By Telephone – Customer in Northampton ( 1 ) 8 July 2017
“Brilliant, efficient, reliable service.”– Customer in Basildon ( 1 ) 5 July 2017
“The work was carried out in a professional manner and I would use the service again.”Pending Verification – Customer in Chelmsford ( 1 ) 21 June 2017
“I could not fault the work that was done and Glen was very helpful and informative. I was very impressed and would not hesitate to recommend. He came out to us at around 8pm after his daughters birthday meal, so very committed in keeping the customer happy.”@ Verified By Email – Customer in Wickford ( 1 ) 20 June 2017
“Glen sorted out a front door problem for me last year so I called him again when I was having difficulty closing my conservatory doors. Glen was able to come the same day and called me to let me know he would be a little late. He fixed the doors and explained to me what he was doing and why. Glen is polite, personable and efficient and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him. I will use him again if I have any further issues with my doors or window.”@ Verified By Email – Customer in Ongar ( 1 ) 20 June 2017
“Glen Elay came promptly and on time. Carried out work as promised and left site clean and tidy. Work site SS0 0HJ.”– Customer in Leigh-on-Sea ( 1 ) 15 June 2017
“Arrived on time and did two jobs when only booked for one. The garage door was very old and needed a bit of imagination to fix.”– Customer in Maldon ( 1 ) 12 June 2017
“Glen was very professional. Gave us good advice on keeping our house secure. A credit to his trade. Would definitely recommend.”Verified By Telephone – Customer in Basildon ( 1 ) 12 June 2017
“Friendly and helpful locksmith who knew his stuff. Arrived on time and kept us updated about his arrival time. Work was completed quickly, neatly and to a high standard. Very impressed and would gladly use LockRite Locksmiths again.”@ Verified By Email – Customer in Leigh-on-Sea ( 1 ) 10 June 2017
“Glen was very helpful with highlighting my security needs and carried out the necessary work to secure my front and back doors, he also called to my attention vulnerable spots of doors and windows which will be rectified in the near future. I would highly recommend LockRite Locksmiths as a good reputable company and who are genuine, reasonable and honest. I will certainly use Glen again for all my security needs if needs be.”@ Verified By Email – Customer in Burnham-on-Crouch ( 1 ) 8 June 2017
“They carried out work as required on front and back doors with secure locking system. Very happy with result and money well spent”Verified By Telephone – Customer in Burnham-on-Crouch ( 1 ) 7 June 2017
“The contractor, Glen, answered the phone promptly on my first call to arrange for him to come and investigate the problems with my doors. He visited the same day at the time that we agreed. He explained in plain English the problems and what he would need to do. This was on 23 May and he then went away to order the parts. He called me later that day to confirm that the parts had been ordered and that they should arrive on 25th. He called me on 25th to tell me that the parts had been received and we agreed a time for that day for him to come and do the work. He turned up exactly as agreed.”@ Verified By Email – Customer in Wickford ( 1 ) 25 May 2017
“Very helpful and friendly service, who fitted his work in around our busy schedule as we have two young children. Lock is now working fine. Time taken was to source parts and work on the door when we could be there. Excellent service.”@ Verified By Email – Customer in Maldon ( 1 ) 25 May 2017
“Excellent. Very knowledgeable on operation of the system. Was able to advise the best location for all parts of the system. A very clean worker, no mess. You never felt that he was in a rush to get to the next job. He was there for you to demo the system for as long as you wished. No hesitation to recommend.”@ Verified By Email – Customer in Chelmsford ( 1 ) 23 May 2017
“I emailed half a dozen Locksmiths to enquire about a quote for fitting two new high quality locks. Within an hour of emailing Glen he had called me to discuss our requirements. None of the other Locksmiths I emailed called me. Glen came to our house twice, to measure for the locks and then to fit them. He arrived at the time he said he would, even contacting me to say he was on his way. Glen was polite and his work was carried out to a high standard. I would highly recommend Glen for all your security needs.”@ Verified By Email – Customer in Billericay ( 1 ) 17 May 2017
“Professional staff, friendly and punctual, happy with outcome. He explained very clear what he would do and how.”– Customer in Rayleigh ( 1 ) 12 May 2017
“No comments given.”– Customer in Chelmsford ( 1 ) 8 May 2017
“The contractor arrived on time and carried out his work to a high standard. I was very pleased with the end result as well as his extra security advice.”@ Verified By Email – Customer in Colchester, 7 May 2017
“Happy with service, good friendly person, nice and tidy. Quick service, good price.”Verified By Telephone – Customer in Chelmsford ( 1 ) 3 May 2017
“Very nice and friendly man. I woke him at 3am and he was here by 3.45. Very efficient and tidy worker.”@ Verified By Email – Customer in Canvey Island ( 1 ) 29 April 2017
“Excellent service, he arrived promptly and was very professional and completed a quality job.”– Customer in Rochford ( 1 ) 28 April 2017
“I lost my door keys and although I had spares I was worried about the lost ones being used to break in so the work was urgent. LockRite Locksmiths arrived within an hour or so of my phone call and the work was carried out straight away. This is the second time I have called out this company. On the previous occasion they came out at night because of a door that wouldn't lock. Excellent service. Would not hesitate to recommend.”@ Verified By Email – Customer in Burnham-on-Crouch ( 1 ) 25 April 2017
“Very nice chap. Work was carried out quickly and he explained the difference between the two locks used so I could choose the best one. Work carried out quickly and was very trustworthy.”@ Verified By Email – Customer in Southminster ( 1 ) 19 April 2017
“Superb level of service, went way beyond level of work that was expected. Would happily recommend. Very prompt to attend”– Customer in Hockley ( 1 ) 11 April 2017
“I have used Glen at LockRite before and he attends to the job quickly and with great professionalism. He even adjusted the door hinges while here, he goes that extra mile.”@ Verified By Email – Customer in Benfleet ( 1 ) 5 April 2017
“Arrived at stated time. Repaired the faulty lock on UPVC door. Realigned doors and ensured all was secure. Very nice guy. Very pleasant and explained what was wrong and how he could fix the problem. Would recommend.”@ Verified By Email – Customer in Southend-on-Sea ( 1 ) 24 March 2017
“Prompt, very efficient, polite and friendly. A job well done.”@ Verified By Email – Customer in Chelmsford ( 1 ) 20 March 2017
“Excellent service, prompt and affordable.”Verified By Telephone – Customer in Southend-on-Sea ( 1 ) 20 March 2017
“Prompt excellent and polite service.”Verified By Telephone – Customer in Chelmsford ( 1 ) 13 March 2017
Job: Locksmith needing to enter property, keys locked inside other side of the lock
Review: Very fast and prompt service. Calm friendly approach with minimum stress.
Customer from Burnham-on-Crouch
Job: Keys lost to four cabinets at a Church.
Review: Came out straight away, two days later had the four locks. Would only use LockRite for all my lock problems.
Customer from Great Baddow, Chelmsford
Job: Door locking mechanism replaced.
Review: Very quick, punctual and very good at his job. Highly recommend.
Customer from Wickford
Job: Replacement front door lock
Review: Quick response to call. Service excellent and very professional, very competitively priced.
Customer from Southminster
Job: Fit new Euro cylinder and adjust front UPVC door.
Review: Very good service.
Customer from Chelmsford
Job: Re-possession of property. All locks changed.
Review: Excellent service. Locksmith went above and beyond expectations. Would definitely recommend
Customer from Chelmsford
Job: UPVC French Doors will not lock.
Review: Professional and extremely competent. Task completed with confidence and to high degree of satisfaction. Will definitely recommend and use again.
Customer from Southend-on-Sea
Job: Changed door locks to rental property.
Review: Glen was really nice, customer service before/after the service was great. Pleased with the locks, I got 3 sets of new keys which is really helpful. Would definitely use and recommend this company again.
Customer from South Ockendon (property in Basildon)
Job: Front UPVC door jammed shut and will not open.
Review: Our front door jammed and Glen fixed the lock then re aligned the bolts. Excellent service, professional locksmith will use again, happy to recommend.
Customer from Wickford
Job: Front and Back PVC doors not locking correctly.
Review: Glen was punctual, explained the problem with the doors and lock, and work completed very satisfactorily.
Customer from Burnham-on-Crouch
Job: Upgrade front door euro cylinder, replace gearbox to same door and replace handles to rear door.
Review: Very professional, kept me informed at all times. Very good value.
Customer from Shoeburyness
Job: French door lock mechanism replaced, doors adjusted.
Review: Very good, polite, smart and professional.
Customer from Ongar
Job: Lost keys. Getting into my home through door.
Review: Work was arranged and done within an hour. Very nice man and very quick.
Customer from Brentwood
Job: Change lock on external fire door.
Review: Very efficient and professional, job well done, polite and courteous.
Customer from PROCAT College, Basildon
Job: Repairs to damaged door and gain entry to Gun Safe and fit new locks.
Review: No issues at all. Will use again if required.
Customer from Chelmsford
Job: Adjustment and repair to 4 doors and fit secondary security to Aluminium Patio doors.
Review: Efficient and friendly and kept me informed of work being carried out and recommendations.
Customer from Westcliff-on-Sea
Job: Supply and fit French door gear boxes x3 and supply and fit 4x Keyed alike Anti-snap euro cylinders.
Review: Prompt, courteous, reliable and honest.
Customer from Wickford.
Job: Upgrade cylinder to front door, replace gearbox to front door and change handles to rear door.
Review: I am very happy with the service I received. Glen was very prompt at answering my call and came round to assess the job on the same day. He was friendly and professional and kept me informed at all times. The work was carried out on the day I requested at a reasonable price. Would use again.
Customer from Shoeburyness
'Replacement of lock to double glazed front door.'
Glen was very helpful, courteous and extremely professional. Would definitely recommend to friends and family.
Customer from Maldon, 28 July 2015
'Gain entry and new lock to Summerhouse and 4 new British Standard Anti-Snap euros fitted.'
The locksmith was very punctual. Courteous and efficient. The work was carried out quickly and we were very happy with the work.
Customer in Brentwood, 22 July 2015
'Changed 2 mortice locks after gaining entry.'
Excellent. I phoned up to make appointment and Glen arrived within 20 mins, very professional.
Customer in Chelmsford
'New locks fitted to 2 external doors.'
Quick response from the Locksmith and good recommendation with new locks. Good workmanship.
Customer in Basildon, 1 July 2015
'Unlocked a jammed mortice lock, late on a Saturday night.'
Service was as advertised, 24 hours, very friendly, reassuring, very knowledgeable and did an efficient job with almost negligible damage that just needs 2 nails to fix.
Customer in Southend-on-Sea, 11 July 2015
"I really couldn't recommend Glen more. He got to my property super quick and was able to get me in without having to change my locks. He didn't try to add on any extras which I didn't need (i.E changing the locks) and his prices were very fair. Being a single young lady I felt very comfortable around him, and I would have no problems calling him out to my property late at night if I were locked out. A*"
Miss Hayley Thomas - Customer In Chelmsford
"A client reported that her front door lock was not working, which meant she was locked out of the house. I reported this to LockRite and within the day, they organised a time with the client. They stuck to this time and called after the job was done with full explanation of the issue and it was resolved there and then. Price quoted was the price that was paid. Simple payment, highly reliable and would recommend for this company to be used again. Thank you!"
Miss Molly Cornwell - Property Portfolio Manager, Choices Letting Agents
June was full of summer sun and locksmith fun for your local LockRite Locksmith, and below are a few examples of the day to day jobs that have been completed in the CM and SS postcodes.
Gained entry to a failed multi-point lock mechanism in Basildon. Secured the property overnight while a new mech was sourced.
Removed a broken key from a rim cylinder in Southend, customer had a spare so no new cylinder required.
Adjusted the runner on a sliding UPVC patio door as it wasn’t locking correctly in Chelmsford and upgraded the euro cylinder for a British Standard Anti-Snap euro.
Called out to Brentwood by a lady who was due to leave to go on holiday and her nightlatch had failed and wasn’t working. Arrived within 20 mins, fixed the problem and the lady waved goodbye as she left for the airport!
Received a call from a customer in Westcliff who had been broken into and they had damaged 2 sashlocks beyond repair. I replaced the locks with Insurance approved British Standard sashlocks.
Took a call from a lady in South Woodham Ferrers who had a UPVC door that would not lock. I re-aligned the door to get it locking again and upgraded the front and back door euro cylinders to Anti-Snap cylinders.
Replaced the locks for a couple in Billericay as they had just moved in and sensibly wanted the locks changed. I upgraded 3 euro cylinders to British Standard Anti-Snap cylinders for them.
The madness continued in May for your local LockRite Locksmith! Below are a few examples of the day to day jobs that have been completed in the CM and SS postcodes.
Gained non-destructive entry to an outbuilding Sashlock in Chelmsford as the keys had been lost, and replaced with a new lock.
In Rayleigh, I upgraded the euro cylinder for a composite door to an anti-snap euro, and re-aligned the door so it works smoother.
I replaced a lock mech in Hockley as the existing was only working intermittently. The old mech was obsolete so a bit more work than normal getting a new mech, but all in a days’ work, and the door now works better than ever.
Called out by a company in Bradwell-on-Sea as their Office entrance door sashlock was only locking/unlocking intermittently. The lock in the door wasn’t to the British Standard so upgraded it and now they meet their Insurance requirements.
Received a call from Astra Site Services in Laindon. They were moving into new premises and wanted the locks changing.
Supplied and fitted a new rim cylinder to the Tack Room at Ragwood Riding Centre, Hadleigh as the key had been lost.
Well spring has sprung and April proved to be another busy month, below are a few examples of the day to day jobs that have been completed in the CM and SS postcodes.
02-04-15 Supplied and fitted 5 x restricted key euro cylinders to Burnham-on-Crouch Sailing Club. And also supplied and fitted 3 x British Standard sashlocks at the premises
08-04-15 Upgraded a sash lock to a British Standard sash lock for Cowling & Payne letting agents to one of their properties in Southend.
13-04-15 Took a call from a lady in Mayland as her mortice lock key had snapped and she was locked out. I gained entry non-destructively and upgraded the mortice lock to a British Standard lock – so now the lock complies with her Insurance requirements.
15-04-15 Called to a property in Billericay as the owner had been the victim of ‘Lock Snapping’. Fortunately the thieves were disturbed and didn’t take anything but the elderly homeowner was very shaken by the incident. I upgraded her and her neighbours euro cylinders to anti-snap cylinders to prevent being a victim of this type of attack
Call 01268 840005 to arrange your FREE site visit to check your properties security.
22-04-15 Boarded a customers’ front timber door after the glass was smashed during a break-in in Basildon.
28-04-15 Supplied and fitted a new pair of UPVC door handles to a property in Chelmsford as existing were very worn and barely working.
"I was very happy with Mr Eley's work. He was very helpful and did the work very efficiently. He arrived on time and effected the work extremely professionally. Would definitely recommend to anyone requiring a locksmith."
- Peter W Gray, Hatfield Peverel
"Within 10 minutes of posting my job I was contacted by Glen who then called round approximately 30 minutes later. He quickly established that the barrel needed changing and explained the different types before completing the work. I was very happy with the service Glen provided and I would definitely recommend him. I will make sure I keep his number in my mobile for the future."
- Helen Goddard, Rayleigh.
"Excellent work done by Glen. He was on time and fixed the front door locks and garage locks very efficiently. Very friendly. Highly recommended."
- Mr Saigal - Rayleigh
Supplied and fitted 5 x EVVA restricted key euro cylinders at Burnham-on-Crouch Sailing Club. The security of a restricted key means it cannot be duplicated by any old key cutting shop. The designated key holders are the only people able to authorize the Locksmith to obtain extra keys.
Also upgraded 3x sashlocks to British Standard, Insurance approved locks at the Sailing Club.
EVVA-restricted key euros installed
EVVA-restricted key euros installed
Recently I've had a spate of early hours call-outs to board up damage to homes caused by burglars that have forced entry. My boarding service is available around the clock and secures your doors or windows should they be damaged during a break-in. I also offer FREE security checks to give you the peace of mind to know you're home or property is as secure as possible. Call 01268 840005 now and speak to me direct.
We have used Glen from LockRite on numerous occasions and have been very impressed with his speed of service, pricing, and most importantly his professionalism. Managing a large portfolio of properties for clients we believe it is paramount to use the very best people. We couldn't recommend LockRite highly enough. - N Secunda, Lettings Manager, McCartney Lettings Chelmsford
DIARY OF A LOCKRITE LOCKSMITH – FEBRUARY 2015
It may be the shortest month but it proved to be quite a frantic February for your local LockRite Locksmith. Below are a few examples of the day to day jobs that have been completed in the CM and SS postcodes.
01-02-15 Received a call from Weston Homes to go to one of their new apartment blocks in Basildon where the owner was having trouble locking their entrance door.
06-02-15 I supplied and fitted a new Avocet lock mechanism to a UPVC front door in Ingatestone as the old one had failed and wasn’t locking.
15-02-15 A customer from Leigh-on-Sea called as they wanted a mortice lock fitted to their front door. Supplied and fitted British Standard mortice lock.
23-02-15 Fitted a 3 lever mortice lock to a bedroom door for a customer in Benfleet.
24-02-15 Gained entry and replaced the mortice lock on a store cupboard at Club Woodham Gym in South Woodham Ferrers as staff had lost the keys.
25-02-15 Replaced a broken electric release keep at an Apartment block in Benfleet for a Letting Agent I regularly complete work for.
27-02-15 I was called out by a customer in Langdon Hills to repair their flat entrance door frame and re-fit the nightlatch keep as this had been damaged.
I work for Belvoir! Letting Agency and we use Glen from LockRite and he's absolutely fantastic! Couldn't ask for a better service. Would definitely recommend.
- Sophie Cole - Property Manager, Belvoir! Lettings
My key has broken off inside the lock which is rusty due to damp/condensation.
We were very happy with Glen's work. He was helpful from the initial phone conversation. Punctual with our appointment & took very little time to do the work required. We found him to be thorough, professional & gave sound advice. Definitely recommend to anyone who requires a locksmith.
-Mrs E. Wise - Leigh-on-Sea
Happy 2015 from your LockRite Locksmith. Below are a few examples of the day to day jobs that have been completed in the first month of this new year in the CM and SS postcodes.
02-01-15 Received a call from an Insurance company loss adjuster who wanted me to meet them at Great Dunmow Police Station to remove a padlock from a wooden case containing an expensive painting that had been recovered after being stolen two years ago.
04-01-15 Attended a property in Westcliffe-on-Sea as a two year old had locked themselves in a bedroom and couldn’t get out. Gained entry non-destructively and both child and parents were very relieved.
13-01-15 Gained entry to a Composite door in Chelmsford for a double glazing company whose fitter had locked himself out of the property where he was fitting the door!
19-01-15 Called out to Ingatestone to remove a broken key from a euro cylinder. I managed to remove the broken part of the key and the customer had a spare so no need for a new lock.
23-01-15 Replaced a euro thumbturn cylinder to an Office door at a Runwood Homes Care Home in South Woodham Ferrers.
27-01-15 A property in Hadleigh required 3 new euro cylinders and a new garage door handle as a set of keys had been stolen.
"LockRite came out to my house within 30 mins of the call. My front UPVC door will not stay shut without locking. The locksmith Glen was very helpful, explained everything very clear and priced the job fair. Will definitely recommend his service." Mrs Martin - Benfleet
DIARY OF A LOCKRITE LOCKSMITH – DECEMBER 2014
The festive season was a very busy time for your local LockRite Locksmith. Below are a few examples of the day to day jobs that have been completed this month in the CM and SS postcodes.
01-12-14 Called to Benfleet by a customer who had snapped a key off in their Bi-Folding door lock. I upgraded their cylinder for TS007 3* Kite-marked Snap-safe cylinder.
08-12-14 A metal entrance gate in Chelmsford had a mechanical codelock which had jammed and the customer had forced the lock to open the gate. I replaced the codelock latch and the gate was back to working order.
11-12-14 Received a call from a customer in Tillingham who had just moved in and wanted new cylinders and mortice locks fitted to two wooden doors at the property.
18-12-14 Attended a property in Southend where the rear Aluminium door euro sash lock had jammed in the locked position. I got the lock open and sourced a new sash lock.
19-12-14 Opened a safe in Benfleet when the digital code pad failed and the spare key was in the safe.
24-12-14 A customer from South Woodham Ferrers locked themselves out of their UPVC front door. I gained entry non-destructively.
27-12-14 I was called to Westcliffe-on-Sea by a customer on holiday in an Apartment who had locked themselves out and left their dinner cooking!! I picked the lock open and dinner was saved!
The job :Front composite door not locking from the inside
The review: "Fantastic. A very quick response & available the same day as Glen was in the same area. He kept us informed regarding what was needed & fittings. All done to plan. Would definitely recommend LocRite to everyone" - Mr & Mrs Rudge (Shoeburyness)
November proved to be a busy time for your local LockRite Locksmith and below are a few examples of the day to day jobs that have been completed this month in the CM and SS postcodes.
02-11-14 Called to Billericay by a customer who couldn’t get into their postbox at their flat as the lock had jammed. I opened the postbox and replaced the lock.
09-11-14 Supplied and fitted a new Maxus 3* High Security Euro cylinder to a customer’s front UPVC door in Ingatestone.
14-11-14 Customer from Laindon rang as they wanted a cylinder changed on their front door. I also needed to gain entry to their garage and replace the lock as the keys for it had been lost.
23-11-14 I removed a broken key from a euro cylinder in Westcliffe-on-Sea. The customer had a spare key so there was no need to replace the cylinder.
28-11-14 Received a call from a customer in Burnham-on-Crouch as their front composite door was difficult to open and lock. I adjusted the hinges and one of the keeps to get the door working as it should.
"We are happy to recommend the services of Glen Eley of LockRite Locksmiths.
Glen has been working for our company and has proved to be a most reliable, helpful and trustworthy contractor. Glen carries out his work in a timely manner and to a professional standard. Glen is very customer focused and can be relied upon to turn up for appointments and help clients wherever he can. The works carried out are sensibly priced and Glen is a fantastic person to use in an emergency situation.
We have been very pleased with all the works he has undertaken and would not hesitate to recommend him."
Sharon Scofield - Property Manager
Cowling & Payne - Lettings & Property Management
"Glen was very punctual and able to do the job the same day. Glen was not only a very good locksmith but he also gave very good advice in regard to home security. Glen was also a very clean worker and left all the work areas as he found them. Highly Recommended locksmith." - Mr G. Connew
October has come and gone already and your local LockRite Locksmith was again kept busy and below are few examples of the day to day jobs that have been completed this month in the CM and SS postcodes.
01-10-14 Attended a commercial building in Basildon as there was an issue with their fire exit door lock. Rectified the problem and also upgraded 2 x mortice locks for BS3621 Insurance approved locks.
09-10-14 Called to a property in Mayland as customer couldn’t open a set of UPVC French Doors. I gained entry non-destructively and adjusted the doors so they lock/unlock correctly.
13-10-14 Replaced an up and over garage door handle in Corringham for a Letting Agent.
18-10-14 Received a call from a snooker club in Wickford as they had lost the key for an internal door mortice lock. I gained entry and replaced the mortice lock.
27-10-14 Customer from Billericay rang me to say they couldn’t get in to their Log Cabin mortice lock. I opened the door and fixed the issue that was stopping it from opening.
29-10-14 Called to Barclays Bank in South Woodham Ferrers as they were having problems locking/unlocking the main entrance door. I replaced the entrance door locks and the Bank was secure again.
"Glen is a reliable, efficient and cheerful locksmith, who takes great care and pride in his work. With a large portfolio of rental properties, it is essential for us to have contractors we can trust to do a good job and provide a high level of customer service."
Sue Johnston - Property Manager,
Quirks Lettings, Billericay.
Now Autumn is upon us and it gets darker earlier it’s time to make sure you have the best security to keep the burglars at bay. It’s easy to think a lock is a lock but Burglars know an EASY TARGET when they see it. Also are you aware that having the wrong lock could invalidate your insurance should you become a victim of burglary.
Nobody wants to come home to find they have been burgled. So what steps can you take to make sure your doors and windows are not EASY TARGETS for the common thief.
Burglars are using a method called ‘Lock Snapping’ to break into doors with Euro Cylinder locks in them. It’s a quick and surprisingly quiet method of attack and is becoming all too common. This was featured on the BBC's Crimewatch Roadshow earlier this year such is the level of seriousness of this type of attack.
WHAT CAN YOU DO?
You can upgrade your current Euro Cylinders for TS007 3* Kitemarked cylinders. These cylinders hold the highest current security standards available. Ring today to discuss upgrading your Euro Cylinders.
If you have a timber door with the more traditional locking products i.e a Nightlatch and Mortice lock. Then does your Nightlatch have a deadlock facility to prevent ‘slipping’ and does your door have a working Mortice lock that meets the current British Standard (BS3621 2007). Does your door have a Mortice lock at all? Many timber doors don’t have a Mortice lock fitted at all and many more have an old one which doesn’t work.
WHAT CAN YOU DO?
If you don’t have a Mortice lock or your current lock isn’t up to the BS3621 2007 standard then call today for a fixed price quote to supply and fit a British Standard, Insurance Approved lock.
Whether you have UPVC, Aluminium or Wooden windows most Insurers will require you to have key lockable handles to meet their requirements. Do you have the keys for your current window handles?
WHAT CAN YOU DO?
You can replace your handles for key lockable ones or there are secondary security products which can be fitted to bring your windows up to insurance standards or enhance the security you already have.
I’M NOT SURE WHAT LOCKS I HAVE, WHAT CAN I DO?
If you are in any doubt as to whether your locks meet the current Insurance standards then call 07792 626383 now and speak to me direct. I can advise and there is NO CALL OUT CHARGE to check your properties security.
SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT…
Contents Insurance cover can range from £25k to £150k so when you consider the value of the possessions you’re protecting, not forgetting sentimental value, new locks are not expensive. The saying ‘prevention is better than cure’ is very true especially when it comes to your homes’ security. The peace of mind that having the correct locks fitted brings is something really not worth compromising.
Again September proved to be a busy month for your local LockRite Locksmith and below are few examples of the day to day jobs that have been completed this month in the CM and SS postcodes.
01-09-14 Called to a property in Hockley where the customer was locked out of their front UPVC door and gained entry non-destructively.
09-09-14 Supplied and fitted a new euro thumbturn cylinder to front door in Dunmow as the customer had their bag stolen containing house keys.
11-09-14 Replaced locks at a property in Laindon for a Letting Agent as Tenant was evicted.
21-09-14 Attended a property in Southend as customers rear UPVC door was jammed shut. I gained entry and supplied and fitted a new lock mechanism.
28-09-14 Called out to Chelmsford as a customer couldn’t lock their UPVC door. I supplied a fitted a new centre gearbox 1st visit to repair the issue.
29-09-14 Customer called as they were locked out in Billericay. I gained entry non-destructively and replaced their Scandinavian Euro cylinder as this had an intermittent fault.
Getting burgled can be an incredibly emotionally distressing experience, especially when valuable or sentimental belongings are lost. Immobilise is a free online service, fully supported by the police (via the Secured by Design initiative), in association with the National Mobile Property Register (NMPR). Subscribers can register their valuables with the database and add photos, descriptions etc. so that in the case of their property being stolen and then found by Police, it can easily be returned to them. With almost 30,000,000 items registered it is the world’s largest free property register and is used by all 43 Police forces in the UK. It can also help greatly with insurance claims and crime reports as you have a way to show exactly what was taken and the preventative measures you had in place.
You can register for free with the Immobilise service at www.immobilise.com.
Providing a reliable and affordable service to our customers in the CM & SS postcodes, LockRite Locksmiths were again busy in August, below are few examples of the day to day jobs that have been completed this month by your local LockRite Locksmith.
04-08-14 Called to a property in Burnham-on-Crouch where the customer wanted all the locks to the property changed as they had just moved in.
08-08-14 Fitted a complete new multipoint lock mechanism for a customer in Laindon after the original had failed and also supplied new door handles.
18-08-14 Called out to a property in Chelmsford on behalf of a National Client to replace front and rear Euro cylinders after owners were a victim of ‘Lock Snapping’ to break into rear of property. I had an old temporary handle to fit to door until new handles sourced. (see pics)
22-08-14 Attended a property to gain entry to a gun safe for Essex Police.
Providing a reliable and affordable service to our customers in the CM & SS postcodes, LockRite Locksmiths were again busy in the month of July, below are few examples of the day to day jobs that have been completed this month by your local LockRite Locksmith.
02-07-14 Called to a property in Brentwood by a Letting Agent & Landlord whose Tenants had left without paying rent. Gained entry and replaced locks to property.
04-07-14 Gained entry & replaced a garage door handle in Billericay after vandals had snapped the handle off leaving the customer unable to get into the garage. (see pics)
BEFORE & AFTER
16-07-14 Upgraded standard Euro cylinders to TS007 kite-marked 3 star cylinders (highest grade currently available) on all doors after customer heard about ‘Lock snapping’ on Crimewatch. (see pics)
18-07-14 Attended a property in Rochford to gain entry after the customer had left their keys inside and the door closed behind them.
30-7-14 Customer in Little Baddow couldn’t close their UPVC window. There was a fault with the centre gearbox and the handle wouldn’t work. I fixed the fault first visit and the window now opens and locks securely again.
TESTIMONIALS – WHAT THE CUSTOMERS HAVE SAID
“Glen did a great job. He was quick to respond and on time. He explained exactly what he was doing and why, and would definitely use him again if needed. Thanks Glen.” – Mrs Daly
“Glen changed the lock on my front door for me today, he was really friendly and approachable and I was really impressed with how efficiently and quickly he got it all done for me. I would 100% definitely use his services again and I would highly recommend him” – Miss Packham
“Glen came on time and assessed and quoted for the job. Then carried out and finished the job perfectly. Considering the amount of time involved in the job and that he explained everything to me, I think the rate he charged was quite reasonable. Yes I would recommend him” – Mrs Huang
WHAT IS ‘LOCK SNAPPING’?
‘Lock Snapping’ is a growing burglary technique being used to break into properties up and down the country. This means of entry is worryingly quick, quiet and needs no more than DIY tools. Because of the speed of this type of attack burglars take full advantage and are even prepared to break in to properties that are alarmed as they look for quick access to car keys for example.
HOW ‘LOCK SNAPPING’ WORKS
Standard Euro cylinder locks which are used to secure a vast majority of homes in the UK have a weak point by design and when force is applied they can literally ‘snap’ in two. Now you may think your door with its multiple locking points is secure but it’s important to understand that it’s the Euro cylinder that makes these lock. So the Euro cylinder is the vulnerable point of your door and if this is ‘snapped’ all of the locking points become ineffective and an intruder can be in in a matter of seconds.
WHAT’S THE SOLUTION?
Firstly, don’t panic as there is a solution to protect your home from this type of attack. The solution is to upgrade your standard Euro cylinder to a British Standard cylinder which is anti-pick, anti-bump, anti-drill, anti-snap, TS007 standard and 3 star kite marked. (these cylinders have the highest industry standards currently available)
If you'd like me to fit British Standard anti-pick, anti-bump, anti-drill, and anti-snap locks and protect your home from this worryingly quick and quiet break in method just give me a call on 01268 840005 and I will be happy to help.
DO THE LOCKS ON YOUR PROPERTY MEET BRITISH STANDARD BS3621? DO YOU KNOW YOUR INSURANCE COULD BE VOID, IF A BREAK IN WERE TO HAPPEN AND YOUR LOCKS DO NOT COMPLY WITH BS3621? I regularly undertake locksmith work for Landlords who rent out either one or multiple properties. As the Landlord you do not have to be at the property and you can rest assured that only the work you have authorised will be completed. LockRite are able to complete all manner of lock work and all work is completed to high standards. Our Services Include
Providing a reliable and affordable service to our customers in the CM & SS postcodes, I've had a very busy June, below are just a few examples of the day to day jobs that have been completed this month by your local Leigh-on-sea LockRite Locksmith. 04-06-14 Called to a customer’s property in Brentwood that they had only just bought, but the front composite door wouldn’t open. 07-06-14 Called out at midnight to a lady in Sawbridgeworth who was locked in her property. Gained entry, secured overnight and supplied and fitted a new gearbox to the locking mechanism. 12-06-14 Attended a customers’ house in Leigh-on-Sea after a break-in and boarded up the front timber door where the glass had been smashed. 20-06-14 Called to a property in Wickford by a Letting Agent to supply and fit a new nightlatch and British Standard deadlock. 27-06-14 Gained entry to a property in Billericay for a private Landlord after cylinder failed. Supplied & fitted new nightlatch, cylinder and euro cylinder to a UPVC door.
Thieves are using stickers advertising a fictitious local locksmith company to mark homes which are an 'easy target'. The criminals carry out a preliminary reconnaissance on the area and mark houses which are deemed as having poor security measures in place. They later return to break into the houses which have already been marked as targets. The authorities are advising residents to remove the stickers immediately if they see any on their doors or windows.
Is your home secure? Call us today on 01268 840005 to arrange a security check on your premises.
You can read more about this story at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-24994148
The latest UK crime statistics show an alarming rise in vehicle thefts involving the use of a key with 25 percent of all stolen vehicles now being taken with the original key or a cloned copy. It is important to lock your car, even when kept in a garage, and ensure your car keys are kept out of sight from the opportunist thief as a car which is stolen with the use of a key is unlikely to be covered in the event of an insurance claim.
1.1 Contract means the contract for the provision of the Services. Customer means the person or business as set out on the Job Sheet whose request for the Services is accepted by LockRite Locksmiths Ltd. Price means the total charge calculated in accordance with the rates or charges on the Job Sheet, or if no charge has been quoted then a reasonable charge, which excludes VAT where applicable unless otherwise stated in writing. Deposit means any deposit requested and/or taken for the provision of Services and/or Additional Work as set out on a Job Sheet. Additional Work means any additional Services that are detailed in a Job Sheet that are additionally required to be carried or a subsequent supply of Services at a later date. Services means the provision of services, along with any LockRite Locksmiths Ltd supplied Goods, as set out on the Job Sheet for the Price agreed. Goods means the physical goods, parts or materials supplied to the Customer for the Price agreed. Order means the details as set out on the Job Sheet. Completion and/or Completed means the time and/or date on which LockRite Locksmiths Ltd deems the provision of the Services completed. Terms means these terms and conditions for the supply of Services.
1.2 The headings in these Conditions are for convenience only and shall not affect their interpretation.
1.3 The plural shall also mean the singular and the singular shall also mean the plural.
2. Payment and Prices:
2.1Payment is due in full on Completion unless prior written agreement to the contrary has been made by LockRite Locksmiths Ltd in writing. Any overdue payments are strictly subject to clause 2.6.
2.2 The Price due for the Services is as shown on the Order. LockRite Locksmiths Ltd reserves the right to apply a surcharge to the Price for any payment by credit or debit card, however any such surcharge payable will be notified to the Customer, by LockRite Locksmiths Ltd, before taking payment by card.
2.3 LockRite Locksmiths Ltd reserves the right to alter or withdraw estimates or quotations at its discretion due to errors and omissions by LockRite Locksmiths Ltd, typographical, clerical or other errors or omissions in any website or other paper documentation or information that may be issued by LockRite Locksmiths Ltd shall be subject to correction without any liability on the part of LockRite Locksmiths Ltd unless such correction fundamentally changes the Customer's obligations under the Contract to the Customer's detriment in which case the Customer shall be entitled to cancel the Contract within 7 days of notification by LockRite Locksmiths Ltd
2.4 Any quotation shall lapse after 7 days, unless stated otherwise in writing, and may be withdrawn at anytime prior to the Customer's acceptance
2.5 In some circumstances the Customer may be asked to pay a Deposit. If the Deposit is subsequently not made within the required time, LockRite Locksmiths Ltd reserves the right to cancel the Order. If the balance of the Price is not paid, or the Customer cancels the Contract otherwise than as permitted LockRite Locksmiths Ltd shall be entitled to retain the Deposit.
2.6 If payment is not made in accordance with these Terms, LockRite Locksmiths Ltd, without prejudice to any rights of the Customer, understands and reserves the right to claim interest and compensation for debt recovery costs under the late payment legislation if LockRite Locksmiths Ltd is not paid according to the agreed Terms and the Customer shall additionally be liable to pay to LockRite Locksmiths Ltd all or any costs incurred in collection of outstanding moneys including Solicitor's fees and disbursements.
2.7 If LockRite Locksmiths Ltd has agreed with the Customer that the Price will be settled by a third party and LockRite Locksmiths Ltd does not receive payment in accordance with these Terms, the Customer shall remain liable at all times for payment of the Price and LockRite Locksmiths Ltd reserves the right to request immediate payment of the Price from the Customer. Any responsibility for recovering the Price from the third party will then be the sole responsibility of the Customer.
2.8 At any time before or during the supply of the Services as soon as it becomes aware at the same LockRite Locksmiths Ltd shall give written notice to the Customer of any increase in the cost to LockRite Locksmiths Ltd necessitating an increase in the Price which is a result of any problems onsite which could not reasonably have been foreseen or discovered at the time the Contract was termed or any change in specification of the Services which are requested by the Customer or as a result of any delay caused by any instructions of the Customer or failure of the Customer to give LockRite Locksmiths Ltd adequate information or instructions.
2.9 If the Customer fails to do so, or provides LockRite Locksmiths Ltd with incomplete, incorrect or inaccurate information or instructions. LockRite Locksmiths Ltd reserves the right to cancel the Contract by giving written notice to the Customer, or to make an additional charge of a reasonable sum to cover any Additional Work that is required.
2.10 No contract exists between the Customer and LockRite Locksmiths Ltd for the supply of the Services until LockRite Locksmiths Ltd has received and accepted the Customers signed Order. Once LockRite Locksmiths Ltd does there is a binding legal contract between LockRite Locksmiths Ltd and the Customer.
2.11 If the Customer is not a business and is private Consumer who is acting for purposes which can be regarded as outside their trade or profession then the Contract is subject to the Customer's right of cancellation. Nothing in these Terms will affect any Statutory rights of a Consumer:-
2.11.1 To exercise the right of cancellation, the Customer must give written notice to LockRite Locksmiths Ltd by delivering, or sending (including by electronic mail) to the contact details provided on the Order before the end of the 7 day cooling-off period. The Job Sheet has a cancellation form that can be used however the Customer does not have to use this form.
2.11.2 If the Customer has given written agreement to receive the Services within the 7 day cooling-off period then the Customer will still have to pay for the Services already provided.
3. Performance and Liability:
3.1 Details of the Services are set out on the Order.
3.2 LockRite Locksmiths Ltd shall use its best endeavours to provide the Services to a standard generally accepted within the trade or industry to be of acceptable quality. LockRite Locksmiths Ltd's liability in respect of any defect or sub-standard workmanship shall be limited to making good by repair any Services that are shown to LockRite Locksmiths Ltd's reasonable satisfaction to be defective or sub-standard or to refund the charge made by LockRite Locksmiths Ltd for the workmanship deemed to be sub-standard or defective. The sole decision as to whether the remedy shall be repair or refund will rest with LockRite Locksmiths Ltd.
3.3 The Customer will take all reasonable steps to comply with relevant health and safety legislation and other rules and regulations where the Services are to be performed at the Customer's premises.
3.4 The Customer will inform LockRite Locksmiths Ltd, in advance and/or at the initial time of contacting LockRite Locksmiths Ltd, of any potential hazards or precautions needed at the premises where the Services are to be performed. LockRite Locksmiths Ltd reserves the right to cancel the Order if, at its sole discretion, assesses at any time that there is a potential health and safety risk and this cannot be reasonably rectified or guarded against without additional time or cost to LockRite Locksmiths Ltd. If this has not been previously notified to LockRite Locksmiths Ltd by the Customer then the Customer shall be liable for any costs incurred by LockRite Locksmiths Ltd up to the time of frustration.
3.5 The Customer will obtain in advance permission for LockRite Locksmiths Ltd to enter any premises, work on or over party walls, fences, boundaries and suchlike belonging to third parties, where appropriate, and the Customer shall indemnify LockRite Locksmiths Ltd against any claims of whatsoever nature made by third parties arising out of LockRite Locksmiths Ltd's presence on or over their property except where such claims result directly from LockRite Locksmiths Ltd's negligence. The Customer shall be liable to LockRite Locksmiths Ltd for all loss or damage whether direct, indirect or consequentially suffered by us as a result of failure or delay by the Customer regarding the obligations referred to above.
3.6 LockRite Locksmiths Ltd may make any changes to the provision of the Services required to conform with safety requirements and / or legislation.
3.7 If the Services:-
3.7.1 include a gain entry request from the Customer then LockRite Locksmiths Ltd will use its reasonable efforts to gain entry using non destructive methods. However LockRite Locksmiths Ltd shall not be liable to the Customer for any failure to do so, or for any damage necessary to gain entry to satisfy the Order and the full Price shall remain due from the Customer even if entry is successfully gained by destructive means;
3.7.2 are to be provided in response to a water leak stop request from the Customer then LockRite Locksmiths Ltd shall not be liable to the Customer for any failure to stop any such leak, or for any damage caused by such a leak, or residual water that may have entered any hidden part of the structure, either before or after Completion.
3.8 LockRite Locksmiths Ltd may perform the Services in stages with each stage separately invoiced and paid for under the Contract.
3.9 The Customer acknowledges that painting and otherwise treating exposed or new surfaces resulting from the provision of the Services, including but not limited to any external timber parts is not part the Services, unless LockRite Locksmiths Ltd has agreed in writing to the contrary.
3.10 The Services by their very nature are often carried out in emergency, awkward, dirty or wet circumstances and in placing an order with LockRite Locksmiths Ltd for Services the Customer acknowledges, accepts the risk and agrees to not hold LockRite Locksmiths Ltd liable for any marking or damage that may occur in and around the area that the Services are to be performed as a direct consequence of the Services being supplied.
3.11 The Customer shall be responsible for the removal of spoil, waste, packaging or similar unless agreed by LockRite Locksmiths Ltd in writing.
3.12 LockRite Locksmiths Ltd shall have no liability to the Customer for any loss, damage, costs, expenses or other claims for compensation arising from any information or instructions supplied by the Customer which is, are or turn out to be incomplete, incorrect or inaccurate.
3.13 LockRite Locksmiths Ltd shall not be liable to the Customer for any unforeseeable loss or damages arising from the provision or non-provision of the Services, including loss of profit or consequential loss or damage.
3.14 LockRite Locksmiths Ltd shall not be responsible to the Customer for any delay in performance or non-performance due to Force Majeure (including but limited to act of God, war, terrorism, power failure or other cause beyond the reasonable control of LockRite Locksmiths Ltd).,LockRite Locksmiths Ltd will make all reasonable attempts to promptly, upon the occurrence of any such causes, inform the Customer, stating that such cause has delayed or prevented its performance hereunder and thereafter shall take action within its power to comply with the Contract as fully and promptly as possible.
3.15 LockRite Locksmiths Ltd's liability in respect of any defect in the Services or shall be limited to making good by repair any Services that is shown to LockRite Locksmiths Ltd's reasonable satisfaction to be defective or sub-standard or to refund the charge made by LockRite Locksmiths Ltd for the part of the Services deemed to be sub-standard or defective. The sole decision as to whether the remedy shall be repair or refund will rest with LockRite Locksmiths Ltd.
3.16 LockRite Locksmiths Ltd will attempt to keep to any stated or arranged commencement, completion, appointment, delivery, installation or other such date or time given, but will not be liable for any failure to do so or for the consequences of any delay. Any time or date given by LockRite Locksmiths Ltd shall be an estimate only and shall not be the essence of the Contract.
3.17 LockRite Locksmiths Ltd may perform any of its obligations or exercise any of its rights hereunder itself or through any other party (including its employees, agents or subcontractors) approved by it provided that any act or omission by such party shall be deemed to be LockRite Locksmiths Ltd's act or omission.
3.18 The Customer agrees to fully and effectively indemnify LockRite Locksmiths Ltd, its employees, agents or subcontractors against all claims losses costs, including without limitation reasonable professionals' costs, and expenses made against LockRite Locksmiths Ltd arising from any loss injury or damage suffered by the Customer or a third party arising out of the Customer's breach of any legal obligations, clause(s) of these Terms, the rights of any third parties and/or the Customer's use or re-sale of the Services.
3.19 Nothing in these Terms affects any liability for death or personal injury caused by the LockRite Locksmiths Ltd's negligence or for fraudulent misrepresentation
4. Warranties and Guarantee
4.1 The Guarantee is conditional on the Customer fully complying with it's obligations under the Terms of the Contract.
4.2 LockRite Locksmiths Ltd guarantees its Services, including any Goods that form part of the Services, supplied shall be free of defects for a period of 3 months from Completion subject to the following:-
4.2.1 The Customer shall inspect the Services as far as reasonably possible immediately on Completion or as soon as reasonably possible after. LockRite Locksmiths Ltd will endeavour to make any defects good immediately but where LockRite Locksmiths Ltd is unable to immediately make good then a return visit shall be arranged by LockRite Locksmiths Ltd as soon as reasonably possible. The sole decision as to whether the work is made good immediately or on a return visit shall rest with LockRite Locksmiths Ltd. Any defects that were not immediately apparent or where inspection of the Services was not possible shall be notified to LockRite Locksmiths Ltd in writing within 7 (seven) days of the Completion. If such notice is not given by the Customer then LockRite Locksmiths Ltd will conclusively presume that the Services are in accordance with the Contract and the Customer shall be deemed to have accepted the Services.
4.2.2 The guarantee shall not apply to any adjustment or otherwise of, including but not limited to doors, hinges, keeps or on repairs to existing parts. Additionally LockRite Locksmiths Ltd will not accept liability for old and/or faulty third party equipment and any associated faults or otherwise, including but not limited to warping and non-aligned doors or other reasons outside its direct control.
4.2.3 After the expiry of the initial guarantee period in clause 4.2, LockRite Locksmiths Ltd additionally extends the Goods guarantee to 12 months from Completion or such other guarantee LockRite Locksmiths Ltd may receive from the manufacturer of the Goods. This extended guarantee on the Goods does not include labour and further charges will apply if the Customer wants LockRite Locksmiths Ltd to provide labour in these circumstances. Goods are supplied with a guarantee that they are fit for the purpose for which they are manufactured to the reasonable satisfaction of the Customer provided they are used and maintained as instructed or recommended by LockRite Locksmiths Ltd and/or Manufacturer. LockRite Locksmiths Ltd's liability in respect of any defect in the Goods supplied or incorporated in the Services provided by it shall be limited to making good by repair or exchange or refund of the original Price of the Goods, at LockRite Locksmiths Ltd's sole discretion, any Goods which are shown to LockRite Locksmiths Ltd's reasonable satisfaction to be defective under proper use and maintenance within any guarantee period: provided that such defective goods are promptly returned to LockRite Locksmiths Ltd's address carriage paid, however LockRite Locksmiths Ltd may at its own option repair goods on the Customer's premises. Return carriage to the Customer on Goods repaired or exchanged under this Clause will be borne by LockRite Locksmiths Ltd. In the event of LockRite Locksmiths Ltd dispatching replacement Goods at the urgent request of the Customer prior to receiving the returned Goods, then LockRite Locksmiths Ltd reserves the right to make a full charge for such Goods and for carriage and handling if the returned goods are shown not to be defective in accordance with the provisions hereof.
4.3 LockRite Locksmiths Ltd shall be under no liability relating to the Services:-
4.3.1 if any defects that arise from fair wear and tear, abuse, the Customer's negligence, abnormal working, conditions, failure to follow LockRite Locksmiths Ltd's instructions misuse or alteration of the Services without LockRite Locksmiths Ltd's approval; and/or
4.3.2 if any defects in the Services that arise from a drawing, design or specification supplied by the Customer; and/or
4.3.3 if the Customer fails to comply with clause 4.2.1 above.
5. Property and Risk:
5.1 Risk of damage to, or loss of the Goods shall pass to the Customer upon the earlier of delivery of the Goods to the Customer's premises or installation of the Goods in accordance with the Order.
5.2 Notwithstanding delivery or notification of availability for collection and the passing of risk in the Goods or any provision of these Terms, property in the Goods shall not pass to the Customer until LockRite Locksmiths Ltd has received full payment of the Price of all Services for which payment is then due.
5.3 Until such time as the property in the Goods passes to the Customer, the Customer shall hold the Goods as LockRite Locksmiths Ltd's fiduciary agent and/or bailee and keep the Goods separate from those belonging to others, properly stored, protected, insured and clearly marked as LockRite Locksmiths Ltd's property.
5.4 Until property passes to the Customer LockRite Locksmiths Ltd shall be entitled to require the Customer to deliver the Goods to it and on failure to do so, within 7 days of such notice of re-delivery from LockRite Locksmiths Ltd, the Customer irrevocably authorises LockRite Locksmiths Ltd's representatives to enter the premises on which the Goods are situated and remove the Goods at the Customer's expense.
5.5 The Customer shall not be entitled to charge by way of security, or similar, for any indebtedness any of the Goods which remain LockRite Locksmiths Ltd's property but if the Customer does so all monies owing to LockRite Locksmiths Ltd by the Customer shall, without prejudice to any other right or remedy of LockRite Locksmiths Ltd's, forthwith become due and payable.
6.1 LockRite Locksmiths Ltd shall be entitled without limitation to terminate the Contract or suspend, temporarily or indefinitely, any Additional Work under the Contract without any liability to the Customer and where the Services have been supplied but not paid for, the Price shall become immediately due and payable notwithstanding any previous agreement or arrangement to the contrary in any event that:-
6.1.1 the Customer ceases to, or threatens to cease to carry on business, makes any voluntary arrangement with its creditors, the Customer is placed into voluntary liquidation (other than voluntarily for the purpose of amalgamation or reconstruction) shall have a Winding Up Order made against it or if the Customer shall enter into any arrangement or composition with it's creditors or a moratorium put in place or if the Customer has an Administration Petition and/or Administration Order made and/or Administrator appointed or suffers a distress or execution to be levied on or a receiver appointed over any property used in connection with the Customer's Business, or being a Consumer, Partnership, Individual, firm or similar has a bankruptcy petition filed against it or becomes bankrupt;
6.1.2 LockRite Locksmiths Ltd reasonably believes that any of the Customer's actions may cause financial loss, legal liability or damage to the reputation of the Customer or LockRite Locksmiths Ltd or LockRite Locksmiths Ltd's directly related business partners, agents, sub-contractors, franchisor, licensor, franchisees, licencees or similar;
6.1.3 an encumbrancer takes possession or a receiver is appointed over any of the property or assets of the Customer;
6.1.4 the Customer breaches any one clause or more of these Terms and, where deemed remediable by LockRite Locksmiths Ltd, fails to remedy such breach within 7 days of a notice being given by LockRite Locksmiths Ltd to the Customer requiring such remedy;
6.1.5 LockRite Locksmiths Ltd reasonably suspects that the Customer has engaged in fraudulent or criminal activity relating to the Services;
6.1.6 LockRite Locksmiths Ltd reasonably believes that any of these events mentioned above is about to occur and notifies the Customer in writing of such.
7.1 These Terms together with the Order apply to the supply of the Services by LockRite Locksmiths Ltd. Any changes or additions to these Terms or the Order must be agreed in writing between the Customer and LockRite Locksmiths Ltd once the Order has been accepted by LockRite Locksmiths Ltd.
7.2 LockRite Locksmiths Ltd may change these Terms without notice to the Customer in relation to the provision of future Services and it is the Customer's sole responsibility to check the current Terms before ordering future Services.
7.3 LockRite Locksmiths Ltd shall supply the Services on these Terms to the exclusion of any other terms and conditions and any stipulations or conditions in a Customer's order which conflicts with or in any way negates these Terms shall be deemed to be inapplicable to the Contract unless expressly agreed to by LockRite Locksmiths Ltd in writing.
7.4 It is the sole responsibility of the Customer to ensure that the terms of the Customer's requirements, including but not limited to the relevant details in the Order, are complete and accurate.
7.5 LockRite Locksmiths Ltd will use the Customer's personal data for the purpose in relation to which the Customer has provided it. LockRite Locksmiths Ltd may however need to disclose personal data to a third party so that they can provide the Services requested, or to monitor the quality of the Services provided, or to fulfill a Subject Access Request, or to keep LockRite Locksmiths Ltd informed of offers or services LockRite Locksmiths Ltd believes may be of interest (unless the Customer has notified us otherwise). LockRite Locksmiths Ltd may additionally need to disclose information where there is a legitimate reason for disclosure (such as a court order) but LockRite Locksmiths Ltd will ensure that it always complies with any Data Protection or Privacy legislation in force. Any information about the Customer that LockRite Locksmiths Ltd may pass to a third party will be on the understanding that it is held securely by that party, in accordance with any Data Protection or Privacy legislation in force.
7.6 No failure of LockRite Locksmiths Ltd to exercise any power given to it or to insist upon the Customers strict compliance with any Terms of the Contract shall constitute any waiver of LockRite Locksmiths Ltd's rights.
7.7 It any provision of these Terms is held by any competent authority to be invalid and/or unenforceable in whole in part the validity of the other provisions of the Terms and the remainder of the Terms in question shall not be affected.
7.8 The Contract is between LockRite Locksmiths Ltd and the Customer and may be assigned by LockRite Locksmiths Ltd without the consent of or the need to give any notice to the Customer. The Customer shall not assign or otherwise transfer any rights, including without limitation benefits, or obligations that it may have under the Contract to any third party without LockRite Locksmiths Ltd's prior written consent.
7.9 Except as otherwise provided nothing in this Contract creates any right enforceable by any person or business not a party to it.
7.10 Any notice given hereunder must be given in writing, including by electronic mail and delivered to the residence, address or principle place of business of the party to whom it is addressed.
7.11 The Contract shall in all respects be construed and operate as a contract governed by English Law, shall be governed by the laws of England and subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts
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We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website(s) in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
The RiteGroup websites may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.