Archive for May 2014

Crime rates in London

Crime statistics for London

Alexandra Locksmiths have recently featured an informative infographic displaying up to date crime statistics for the London area. (source: Alexandra Locksmiths) Click to view a larger version.   The image presents various statistics about crime in London, particularly burglary. Overall, burglary rates in London have fallen from 2011-2012 by 12% in 2013-2014 from a recorded…

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Lockexpo 2015 Announced

The only annual Lock and Security Exhibition, now in it’s sixth year, has announced the dates for 2015 –The weekend of the 8th and 9th March 2015 at the East Midlands Conference Centre Nottingham. Stand pre-booking has been at a higher level than previous years, giving testament to the popularity of this show by exhibitors…

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Pimp your ride – Big Time!

Bespoke interior for your van sir? Adrian Steel has a ‘Locksmiths Package ‘ Adrian Steel has just released an upfit for the new RAM ProMaster. This interior was revealed at the 2014 NTEA Work Truck Show and is specifically designed for locksmiths, to increase efficiency and organization while on the job. Features This new Adrian Steel…

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Securefast access their future in electronics

SECUREFAST acquires Innovative Electronic Technology Limited   SECUREFAST PLC one of the UK’s leading manufacturers and distributors of access control and locking products has acquired Innovative Electronic Technology Ltd. (IET), a UK manufacturer of access control systems incorporating building management software and hardware. The technology is supported by advanced software, which provides a high level…

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Squatters Rights! – Right?

‘Squatter’ builder who renovated and moved into empty £400,000 three-bedroom house after elderly owner died wins right to KEEP it   Builder Keith Best ‘treated the house as his own’ after hearing it was empty Owner died and her son had not visited since he was attacked in the area High Court judge rules the house…

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Brisant lead – others play catch up!

    Brisant Secure always moving forward have two new features for you consumption They  have added the Mul-T-Lock BreakSecure XP to the range of anti snap locks we offer next day service.  Brisant-E Screw-In Rim Cylinders are now available on the web site to order and key alike with other Brisant-E locks – You…

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Tightening your Security

How a Locksmith Can Help You Nowadays, tightening your security both at home and at the office is very crucial. Crimes could happen even if you are just at home. Therefore, improving your security measures could save you from these worries. And apparently, an effective and professional locksmith could help you in making sure that…

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Do you really, Really want licensing?

The SOPL Shines a Light on The Dark Side of the Locksmith Industry – Locksmith Licensing is Shady Business! (Society of professional locksmiths) Written By: Barry Campbell, Director of Operations SOPL Kurtis Ming, from CBS 13 in Sacramento, recently reported on “The Dark Side of the Locksmith Industry.” There are some notable things about this…

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