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Not VAT & no call out charge.

We are one of the best rated locksmith in the area

We offer a residential, commercial, and emergency locksmith service.

We wil not leave your home until you are fully satisfied with our service

We pick locks first, specialists in non-destructive entry. Free quotes, no hidden fees, no call out charge.

We offer lock replacements and repair services 24 hours a day in case of emergency

Trusted Locksmiths Serving Leicestershire

You could be our next happy customer! Read a selection of our many reviews below.

"What great service, very impressed with this company" Danny, Mar 17.

"Excellent service when my yale lock closed behind me. Thank you Tony" Dennis, Mar 17.

"Absolutely great service from AJ Locksmiths." Sue, Feb 17.

"Great service, a very professional locksmith." Sarah, Feb 17.

"Quick response, neat work, no mess. We would strongly recommend." Jim, Jan 17.

Your lock may be jammed, you may have lost your keys, or you might simply have a problem with your upvc door.

Whatever the problem, we are the experts, and we will help you fix it.

Call us now on 07729 554 332 (tap to call).

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Locksmith Leicester

Ready to help, 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week.

We know it’s difficult to find a locksmith in Leicester you can trust, that’s why we are proud to stand by our 5 star reputation. Your satisfaction is our number 1 concern, and you only pay once the job is done.

Call us now on 07729 554 332 for a FREE quote, or browse our services.

We’re a locksmith company based in Narborough, Leicester serving the whole county with a 24 hour service. Call us today on 07729 554 332.

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20 years experience
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Whatever time, day or situation, we’re a locksmith Leicester that’s here to help you if you’re locked out.

Need a lock changing? Or maybe a uPVC door and window fix? We do that too.

We serve the entire area of Leicester with our locksmith services, including the surrounding county, so contact us today.

Call us now: 07729 554 332

We’ll take care of you

No matter what situation you’re in, we’re here to help.

You could be our next happy photo!

Read our recent reviews below from people like you.

“Had to wright a review for this company. Absolutely brilliant got me in my in no time at all with no mess or fuss can’t rate highly enough. Thanks AJ”

Colin, 24th Feb 2017.

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“Brilliant service AJ Locksmiths came solved the problem, clean tidy and a good price. Tony is a really nice guy, as you would say you get exactly what it said on the tin.”

Keith, 15th Feb 2017.

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My hero. My front door banged shut when something fell against it as I was outside offloading cardboard to the recycling men! Rang Tony and five minutes later I was back inside.

Barbara, 22nd Feb 2017.

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“Excellent service. Prompt, friendly and reasonable. Hopefully won’t lock myself out again, but if I do I will definitely call on Tony’s services. 5 star”

Gareth, 15th Feb 2017.

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“Would recommend these guys to anybody who is looking for a locksmiths. Great service from AJ give them a try you won’t regret it.”

Tim, 25th Feb 2017.

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“Needed a locksmiths for a jammed upvc door. Call AJ Locksmiths Tony came round explained all my options and prices. A very good price.”

Jannett, 20th Feb 2017.

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Tony Richardson the owner has over 20 years of experience

No lock is too tough!

Specialists in lock picking, not lock drilling.

The difference between a professional locksmith Leicester, and a casual handyman, is that a professional will actually first try to pick the lock open. This often leads to no damage to the lock mechanism at all, resulting in a quick and clean service.

See our services page for more information.

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AJ Locksmiths Leicester



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Mon – Sun: 24 hours a day

March Diary 2017

The weather is still really cold, and the fallout from storm Doris is still keeping us busy, with various window and door damaged across Leicester as a result of the bad weather.

The milder weather is starting to creep in now, with longer days and a lot more sunshine. However there are still some cold spells that would make getting locked out very unpleasant!

We’ve had a wide array of locksmith jobs around Leicester in Feb and March, including fitting new doors, a few emergency call outs late at night, and some issues with uPVC conservatory doors.

Need help with your locks? Give us a call today, we are one of the most friendly and reliable locksmiths in Leicester, phone our 24 hour hotline now for a free quote:

Like us on Facebook for regular updates and special news! We’re an emergency locksmith Leicester that you can rely on, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, helping you get back inside with our specialist non-destructive re-entry methods, as recommended by all professional bodies.

Residential Services – Secure Your Home

We are probably best locksmith Leicester near you, with a range of residential services to help you get your home secure again. We offer lock upgrades, repairs, uPVC door and window fixes, access control, security surveys, and much more.

We also offer a 24 hour emergency locksmith service, helping to gain access to your home using non-destructive methods by picking the locks, and not drilling them. This can save you money and a lot of hassle.

Our Residential Locksmith Services Leicester

Here are the full list of residential locksmith services we can provide to Leicester:

  • Lock repairs – our locksmith will fix your existing lock so it works again.
  • Lock replacements – our locksmiths can upgrade your existing door locks with new ones.
  • uPVC door repairs – we can fix the locking mechanism inside the door, so it works like new.
  • uPVC window repairs – we can fix complicated window lock mechanism to it works again.
  • New doors – we can fit new front doors in beautiful wood.
  • Security survey – our locksmith can assess your home from a security stand point.
  • Access control – help monitor who has access to your home, with upgraded security.

We don’t charge for call outs, and we don’t charge VAT, passing the full saving back onto you, the customer.

Contact us today for a free quote, call 07729 554332.

Commercial Services – Here to Save Your Business

All of these companies have been clients of AJ Locksmiths.

We offer a full commercial locksmiths solution to our friends in business. Whether your shop shutters are locked shut, you’ve lost your keys, or you need too change the business locks due to staff negligence, we can help. Our reliable commercial service can be used as often as you need, we’re often called out to multiple jobs per week for landlords and property developers, who need to quickly change locks or replace old locks with a modern, more secure variety. We can provide access control, master key systems, and other specialist commercial locksmith services that will help you keep your business safe and secure.

List of Commercial Locksmith Leicester Services

Our commercial locksmith services include:

  • Lock upgrades – have our locksmith upgrade the locks to your business.
  • Access control – we can make it more difficult for burglars to gain access.
  • Master key systems – our locksmith can supply master keys to help manage multiple locks.
  • Burglar deterrents – we can fit and advise on how to put off burglars.
  • Property lock changes – our locksmith can fit new locks to the doors of your properties.

We have worked with a range of companies around Leicestershire, including Selfridges, Asda, and Leicester City Council.

We are professional, discrete, and on call 24 hours a day.

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AJ Locksmiths Leicester – A 24 Hour Leicestershire Locksmith Company You Can Trust

AJ Locksmiths Leicester has been established for many years, and offers a service to the whole county of Leicestershire. You can see by our many 5 star reviews that we’ve developed a reputation for being one of the best locksmiths in Leicester. When looking for a locksmith, you should consider their reputation, their prices, and the quality of their free advice, as this can often distinguish a quality locksmiths Leicester from a bad locksmiths Leicester.

Emergency Locksmith Leicester –  24 Hour Locksmiths Support

Emergency locksmith serving Leicester with 24 hour support

If it’s an emergency, call our 24 hour locksmith team on 07729 554 332.

It’s very difficult when you’re locked out in the middle of the night, and so you’ll need to call a locksmith in Leicester right away, to get you back inside without freezing to death. This can be tricky, as you want to choose a locksmith who you know will be able to do the job first time, without fuss, and at a great price. You also want a locksmiths Leicester that’s located close to you, so you won’t be waiting outside for too long. If you’re looking for an emergency locksmith Leicester, then you might be interested in our emergency service page.

Areas Served by our Locksmith Leicester Service

The company can serve the entire county, so no matter where you need a locksmith in Leicestershire, we can be out to see you in no time at all. We cover Lutterworth, Leicester City Centre, Loughborough, Enderby, Narborough, Oakham, Oadby, Birstall, Hinckley, Thurlaston, Market Harborough, Whetsone, Wigston, and Leicester Forest East.

To see which towns we serve, please see our areas page.

About AJ Locksmiths Leicester

AJ Locksmiths Leicester is owned and operated by Tony Richardson, a Leicester locksmith who’s been working for over 20 years in the trade, with a long track record of locksmith services to the whole county. You can read more about AJ Locksmiths Leicester on our about us page here.

Professional – Better & Safer than a Handyman

If you live in Leicester and care about the security and safety of your home and family, then you need to be choosing a professional who knows his stuff, not a casual handyman who knows how to drill a lock through.

We are non-destructive re-entry specialists, meaning we can pick your locks causing minimal damage, and get you back inside without as much fuss, and a lot cheaper for you in the long run, the best locksmith Leicester you will find.

Services – Solving All Lock and Security Problems

We offer a wide range of residential locksmith services, and are dedicated to providing great value to our customers, with our fixed price scheme. Looking for a cheap local locksmith Leicester near me? We can help with a budget option for you.

You can view the individual services by clicking on the tabs below, or click here to see all of our locksmiths services.

If it’s an emergency and you need us there NOW, then we can help you 24 hours a day. Call 07729 554 332 now, with a FREE call out, NO VAT added, and a professional and friendly service to help you in your time of need.

Our emergency service is also available for businesses in Leicester, if you’re locked out of your business and need an emergency locksmiths you can trust in a panic situation, call AJ Locksmiths Leicester now on 07729 554 332.

Whether it’s your conservatory doors, or your french windows, they will most likely be made from UPVC, which usually has a specific mechanism that can be tricky to fix.

We specialise in gaining entry to, installing, and repairing UPVC doors and windows, and can offer you a full service for these at any time of the day or night.

Having a secure home keeps you, your family, and your valuables safe.

We offer a wide range of home security upgrades, including installing locks for your bedrooms, bathrooms, garage doors, and garden gates.

We can also help you install security lighting, and burglar deterrents.

Have you just changed homes, moving house, or have you simply lost your keys? Maybe you want your locks changed for your family’s safety, or just peace of mind. We can change a single lock on one door, or the whole house.

If you’re at University, in a shared house or want to add extra security for your tenants, then we can install a secure lock to your bedroom door for peace of mind,

There are lots of valuables stored in your garage, and keeping the door secure is a very important job. We can install locks, extra security features, and advise you on the best way to secure your garage.

Your garden shed can contain a lot of valuable maintenance equipment that can be a big prize for a burglar. We can add extra security to your shed, to strengthen locks and doors, and deter burglars from breaking in.

It can be a good idea to protect your valuables with a safe, and even more beneficial to install a burglar alarm onto your property, to act as a further deterrent to thieves. We can supply, fit, and open safes. We can also recommend the best home alarm system in Leicester for your budget, at great prices.

Auto locksmith / Car Locksmiths Leicester

If you’re locked out of your car, it can be one of the worst feelings imaginable. You can simply be stuck in the middle of the countryside, with no hope of rescue! You need an emergency car locksmith to help get you back inside your car without damaging it beyond repair. Whether you’ve got a Mercedes, BMW, Volkswagen, Fiat, Honda, Kia, Maza, Vauxhall, Skoda or Nissan, you’ll need a locksmith who’s affordable, and professional.

If you own a motorbike or motorcycle, and need a bike locksmith, then we can handle that too, helping to get through metal security bolts, bars and chains, finding the faults in your locks and handling the problems quickly and effectively. Members of our team can sort out multilocks, without drilling, using expert techniques and machines designed for the job, and even fixing padlocks that are not longer working.

Locksmith Leicestershire – Areas of the County we Cover

We are often the closest locksmith to you in Leicester, whether that’s Narborough, Enderby, Whetstone, Loughborough, or Oakham! We do have an 0116 number if you prefer, and we serve the whole area including LE1, LE2, and are one of the best Midlands based locksmiths.

We serve customers all around the area, including Cosby, Blaby, Huncote, Aylestone and more!

We serve the entire countyWe can provide a locksmith service to fit your budget, with fair prices that we quote up front. We are all fully qualified locksmiths, and we offer a round the clock emergency service, making use of our mobile locksmith service.

Broken lock? Locks We Use & Repair – Brands and Types of Locks

We specialise in non-destructive entry to your home, whether that’s your front door, garage door, or a window that’s jammed or you’ve lost the key for, we can gain entry in record time. We have worked with plenty of different lock brands over the years, including mortice, yale, upvc, code, deadbolt, cylinder, magnetic, combination, and various other types. Also see the lock brands we work with.

We can also help install the following access control systems to help make your home or business safer:

  • Immobilise locks
  • Patlock lock solutions
  • Ultion Anti Snap Lock

We are experts, and use lock picks, as most locks can be picked with a little bit of care, helping to get inside failed locks. We can be counted on if you’ve suffered a crime, such as burglary, as we can secure your home again in emergencies. We will aim to be of assistance no matter where you live, whether it’s Birstall, Enderby, Glenfield or Glen Parva!

The Credentials and Experience – AJ Locksmiths Leicester

Tony Richardson is the owner and founder of AJ Locksmiths Leicester, and has over 20 years of professional experience as a locksmith, with many happy customers over the years. He also has a very technical background, having worked in technical engineering before that. You can contact him at any time, to discuss your home security problems.

We’ve worked in various locations, including the HighCross shopping centre, repairing damaged locks and sensors in various places. If you’re an elderly person or a student in England, we offer a substantial discount.

Fully Insured and Guaranteed Locksmith Leicester

Our work around Leicester is fully guaranteed and insured. We pick your locks, and only use force as a last resort, meaning we can often gain entry with no damage to your property. We can offer a key cutting service, or a lock change at any time of day.

Our service comes to your home

All of our Locksmiths services are:

  • Fully insured
  • All work guaranteed
  • Fixed prices
  • No call out charges
  • No V.A.T.

Landlord or Property Owner? Lock Changes & New Keys Leicester

AJ Locksmiths Leicester work with a number of landlords throughout Leicestershire to help put you back in control of who has access to your property. If you have recently moved, changed tenants, have lost a key, are unsure exactly who has keys or would just like a lock changed, we are able to change or upgrade any lock on your home or business at highly competitive prices.

We use British standard security devices, which are compliant with your Building/home insurance needs. So, whatever your security needs might be do not hesitate to give us a call.

Need help in case you’re locked out? Now a 24 hour emergency locksmith Leicester

We are dedicated to providing our 24 hours a day service to all of Leicestershire, and can help you any time of the day or night.

If you need help right now, then please use our emergency locksmith service.

If you ever find yourself in a situation where you cannot access your home, we will have access to your home in a swift and timely manner. Do you need some keys cut, some access control, or even installation advice, we are approved, insured and vetted, trained in the art, recommended by the Leicestershire Police, the East Midlands (UK) up and coming locksmith, locking mechanisms are our specialty, and we’re a 24 hour locksmith. We also specialise in stopping lock snapping, as we are a modern locksmiths company that’s in touch with digital technology, and advanced industry standards, including the Ultion anti snap lock.

We offer key cutting for home and offices, which will help you minimise the risk of getting locked out of your home. If you give our friendly team a call, they will be more then happy to give you more information on the services we provide.

Unfortunately getting locked out of your house doesn’t always happen 9-5, therefore you need a member of the master locksmiths (Master Locksmiths Association) that will come and get you in your home 24 hours a day. Whatever the time of day, you can give Tony a call and he will be happy to come and help.

Suffered at the hands of burglars? Now offering clean up and Window Repairs + Boarding

We also understand that situations such as being burgled requires fast action. We try to get to all of our clients within 1 hour of your call, to ensure we can make your home secure as soon as possible.

We offer services to board up your windows, fix and install new locks after you’ve been broken into, and make sure you and your family are safe and secure before we leave.

Your safety is our number 1 concern, so we aim to advise you on all areas of your home security, no just locks, to ensure you’re not going to experience the same problems in the future.

Call  us now, on 07729 554 332.

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Testimonials and Reviews – Our Reputation as a locksmith Leicester

Our experienced Locksmiths work to a very high standard throughout Leicestershire. We work in an efficient timely manner and only fit quality locks which meet security standards. A great deal of our work comes through referrals from previous customers, as we communicate well and offer great value for money.

This is reflected in our many 5 star customer reviews, in which our customers praise us for our kind nature, and successful completion of the work asked for.

If you would like to call us for a free quote, then simply call 07729 554 332.

Why Choose AJ Locksmiths Leicester? Because of Our Experience & Credentials

  • 20 years experience – We have been offering services for over 20 years across Leicestershire.
  • No fix, no fee – All work we carry out is covered by the no fix, no fee motto. Where if we are called out for a job and cannot fix or resolve your issue we will not charge you a penny!
  • Fixed prices – Unlike other companies, all our prices are fixed. We do not have hidden fees and quote you the job beforehand so you know what you are paying for.
  • No call out charges – We come out and visit you, yes we do not charge a singe penny if we come to you and assess your work.
  • British standard registered – All work we carry out is official and compliant with home/office insurance companies guidelines.

We are fully insured and all of our work is guaranteed.

uPVC Windows and Doors, Repair and Replacement Service Leicester 2017

The service of uPVC doors and windows that we offerThe majority of homes in the Leicester area will have some form of uPVC doors or windows installed in their home, we personally have a range of doors installed at the AJ Locksmiths Leicester offices, and when you notice the handles going slightly lose, or even becoming a bit difficult to lock properly, this can be a key signal that the gears and internal mechanisms aren’t functioning correctly, usually at the point where the top and bottom hooks attach to the door frame, it’s such a common problem that we see all the time, people sometimes end up stuck outside their front door with a lock they can’t open, so it’s lucky that they called us to come and fix the uPVC door before they froze to death in the cold English weather of Leicester.

  • uPVC Window Repairs
  • uPVC Door Repairs

Lock snapping can be a big problem here, which is why as a locksmiths we recommend the following Ultion anti-snap locks.

Roller Shutter, Electric Doors and Garage Doors – Installer and Fixer Based in Leicester

If you’ve got a door lock, on a residential or commercial property, that’s not functioning correctly, such as if a roller shutter is stuck in position, or maybe an electric door is simply making a noise but not moving, we can come and fix this problem, identify the fault, or offer a replacement at a great price.

AJ Locksmiths Leicester have over 20 years experience dealing with these sort of faulty doors and roller shutters in Leicester, and so can easily solve your problem to the requirements you specify, you can see our listing on the Leicester mercury.

Have you been locked out of your shed or garage?

We can repair and gain entry to your garage shutter doors.The back garden is sometimes ignored from a security perspective, but it’s actually a really important area that thieves will often target in Leicester, to pinch expensive garden tools, motorcycles, normal bicycles, kids toys, and other important objects, and they should definitely be higher on your agenda to secure, especially in winter time where the nights get darker quickly, and you need extra lighting to show those dark corners of the garden. You can get extra strong padlocks, alarmed padlocks, latch lock, premium 3 star padlocks, and other high quality locks for your gates and sheds which we can install for a great price, offering a guarantee and a no call out charge.

New Door – Traditional Wooden Door Range for Installation

If you need a door installing or replacing, our locksmith Leicester team can perform this service for you at a great price, with our wide selection of new doors, some with a traditional oak or other wooden style that look really smart and professional, no matter how old or damage your current door or door frame is, as a professional locksmiths in Leicester we can easily solve your problem.

Ceased and broken tills, Cash Box Break Ins, Vending Machine Broken, Gym Lockers Stuck?

If you own a safe, we can offer you a serviceThese sort of door locks and latches are often slightly more basic than a traditional front door lock, but they do provide their challenges, usually in the form or tubular locks, or sometimes a wafer lock, that are a prime target for thieves to pick or wedge them open. Here at AJ Locksmiths Leicester we can install, fix and replace these types of locks, no matter what size or specification they may be, using our advanced lock picking techniques and tools, even if you’ve lost the original keys, we will be on hand to help. Simply call 07729 554 332.

Our Leicester Clients – People and Brands Where We’ve Fixed Locks

We’ve been all around Leicester over the years, and have fixed locks for many customers across Leicester, including work done in the High Cross shopping centre, Selfridges, Asda, The Leicester City Council, areas around North Leicestershire, South Leicestershire, and towards Warwick, Coventry, and others, helping us to amass a wide range of experience as a locksmiths in Leicester, allowing us to offer a better service that our competitors.

Now Accepting Payments by Cash, Credit & Debit Card, or Bank Transfer to pay for services

Being some of the best in Leicester, we offer multiple ways for you to pay, which is really useful, especially if you’re in a situation where you’re locked out of your home without the cash on you at that moment, so we’ve listened to your cries, and now offer you the ability to pay via debit card, credit card, bank transfer or cash, all through our secure payment systems which respect your privacy, and keep all of your personal details safe.

If you can’t afford, or don’t have the money on you to pay yourself, then we will happily take payment through a close family or friend, and our Leicester team will be happy to help them make payment on your behalf.

Locksmiths in Leicestershire Offering CCTV Installations and Home + Business Security Systems Upgrades

AJ Locksmiths are based in Leicestershire, and are always on the hunt for more ways in which we can update our clients home and business security, which has led us to find and source the leading video footage surveillance innovations, enabling us to provide you with a wide range of cctv systems that allow you to monitor what things are going on outside your home, even when you’re not around.

We understand that security is important for people around Leicester, and that’s why it’s so important to manage your businesses security systems, ensuring that your technology is up to date, with accurate cctv systems that also work well at night (night vision cameras), and we can provide these from our best value range, available at our locksmith Leicester phone number 07729 554332.

No matter how customised you want your cctv system to be, we can provide a bespoke service that takes into account all of the subtle differences in your home or business, including looking at security lighting, aiming cameras towards problem points in your garden or courtyard, and helping to secure other parts of the business including side walls, doorways, and important loading areas where secure and valuable stock may be vulnerable.

Burglar Alarms, Security Lighting and Other Security System Extras – We Do That Too

Improving and upgrading your alarm security in Leicester couldn't be simpler.


We’ve often been asked about how to upgrade your burglar alarm, because it’s a security based service, we decided that we better be the ones to offer this too, and so offer a range of commercial and domestic alarm systems for you to browse and have installed in your home or business, greatly cost efficient and wired perfectly to hide any defects or potential loopholes, with sizes ranging from large business systems to small domestic home alarms, including wireless and wired systems, flash fogger style systems used for creating a hazy environment in a jewelry store, and adding bright and damaging strobe lighting to make a thieves job very difficult.

Choose a Locksmith Leicester With Real Reviews and Real Engineering History

Tony, the founder of AJ Locksmiths Leicester has real experience in the trade, with over 20 years locksmith experience and even more as a qualified engineer for Jackson’s Coachworks in Loughborough before that, helping him to gain a deeper understanding on how mechanical instruments work, and the best ways to manipulate them to fix what you need to fix, which helps directly when working as a locksmith, as this experience is put into working with cylinder locks, door frame mechanics, and home security technical workings, all adding to the service that we can provide to you and your home.

If you’re ever unsure on whether you should be calling locksmith Z, or AJ Locksmiths Leicester, then please consider this heritage, and deeper understanding of the way locks work, as you will soon realise that it’s much better to choose a professional locksmith Leicester who knows exactly what he’s doing, then calling up a cheaper options, call us now on 07729 554 332.

Last Edited by Tony Richardson. This business has previously been known under the names AJ Locksmiths, AJ Locksmith, and Lock 2 Lock Locksmiths.

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