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Reading Expert Locksmiths

With over 25 years’ experience of being your local Reading Locksmith, we’re perfectly equipped to offer fast Reading emergency Locksmith services for all residential, domestic, and business clients in Reading.

All of our Reading emergency Locksmiths are fully trained and accredited, so you can rest assured that you will receive the best possible local Reading emergency Locksmith service, when you need it most.

What’s more, each and every one of our Reading Locksmiths has undergone an extensive DBS (formally CRB) check to ensure that your property in Reading is only ever in the safest hands.

But don’t just take our word for it that our Reading Locksmiths offer an unmatched service; check out the huge number of reviews on Trustpilot for our emergency Locksmiths to find out what our previous customers in Reading have said about us.

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Reading Expert Locksmiths

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If you’re looking for a local Reading Locksmith and searching for a locksmith near me, you’re in the right place! Here at Keytek® Locksmiths, we provide reliable, credible, and professional emergency Locksmith services in Reading, from the UK’s largest Locksmith community.

Our Reading Locksmith services include lock changing services, emergency boarding and burglary repairs, home security improvements alongside a range of Reading emergency Locksmith services. What’s important is that we have a 12 month guarantee for all parts provided and fitted by our Reading Locksmiths, and as our Reading Locksmiths arrive to site with a fully stocked van we will always try to complete the job in one visit where possible.

We understand that when it comes to matters of security and emergency Locksmith services in Reading, time is of the essence – Our Reading emergency Locksmiths are local to Reading and can be there within 30 minutes*, 24 hours a day, and there’s no call out charge!

So, if you’re in Reading and need emergency Locksmith services, whether locked out, need a lock repair, need urgent access to your property, or you’d like us to upgrade or change your locks, get in touch! Our skilled and experienced team of emergency Locksmiths in Reading are on hand to help 24/7. Rest assured, all our Reading Locksmiths are DBS checked, ensuring all our customers in Reading stay secured.

If you need advice from a Reading local Locksmith, call us now. We provide the best advice on how to secure your home in Reading both online and on site and all our Reading Locksmiths would be happy to provide tailored home security advice based on your security problems.

Your local Locksmith in Reading is Norman. Norman is a fully accredited Locksmith and holds extra Locksmith skills and techniques such as key cutting.

As with all Keytek® Locksmiths Norman is fully qualified and DBS checked so you can rest assured in knowing you will receive excellent service from the initial phone call right through to the end where your home will be as secure as can be!

If Norman is busy helping another customer in Reading one of our other Local Reading Locksmiths will automatically be assigned to you so we can help you with your security problems as soon as possible!

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Address: Brook Street West,RG1 6BB

Do you have a call out charge?

No. Unlike some other Locksmith companies we will NOT charge you to get to your property. We only charge for the Locksmith Engineer’s time on site.

What is your response time?

In all emergency Locksmith situations we will respond with efficiency and haste and operate a 30 -60 minute emergency response time. For non-emergency situations we can be with you either within 2 hours or at a time that is convenient to you.

Are your parts guaranteed?

Yes, all parts provided and fitted by us are guaranteed for 12 months.

Our Reading Locksmiths have experience with a range of locks around the home including:

  • uPVC euro cylinders
  • uPVC mechanisms
  • uPVC gearboxes
  • Oval Cylinders
  • Thumb Turn Cylinders
  • Security Upgrades and Checks
  • Night Latches (Yale Type Lock)
  • Mortice Locks
  • Garage Door Locks
  • Commercial Locksmith Service available
  • Window Locks
  • Lock Upgrades
  • Aluminium Doors
  • Digi Locks
  • British Standard Locks
  • Additional Security such as Door Viewers and Chains
  • Hasp and Staple
  • Key Safes

And more! No matter the issue give us a call and we will see if we can help.

Home Security Services

Fully equipped to deal with a multitude of home security issues and upgrades, a full complimentary security check is included with any booking.


Emergency 24 hour Locksmiths

If you are locked out or require a Locksmith urgently, we offer 30* minute emergency response for your peace of mind.


Locks Changed and Replaced

We offer lock replacements and security upgrades. Whether you have lost your keys or have moved home, we are here to help.  All door lock changes come with a 12 month warranty and 2–3 new keys.


Lost Keys

Lost your keys? We recommend a lock change to keep you secure as you never know who may end up with your key.


uPVC Window Lock Repairs

Our Locksmiths are uPVC specialists, for both windows and doors. Looking to repair any lock before replacing (where possible).

Moving Home and Replacement Locks

We recommend having your locks changed as well as a security check with Keytek® when moving; it is hard to know who may have a copy!


Emergency  Boarding Up and Burglary Repairs

If you are unfortunate enough to experience a break in, feel secure straight away with our emergency boarding up service.

Read some of our most recent reviews!


“Very quick response time (under 30 minutes), and a polite, friendly locksmith. Took some of the stress out of a stressful situation!”

★★★★★ – Tracey, Reading


“Excellent service from professional company. The engineer was quick to arrive, polite and pointed out a lock that we didn’t know lent the house to be vulnerable so changed it there and then. Very pleased and would thoroughly recommend.”

★★★★★ – Claire, Reading


“Really happy with the communication. The chap that fixed our door was really charming and very professional. Looks like we’re not going to be locked out again, at least for the foreseeable. Super chuffed with the whole experience!”

★★★★★ – Adam, Reading


“Really happy with John the locksmith. Professional from the first phone call through to payment. Highly recommended if you are stuck”

★★★★★ – Lauren, Reading 

See more of our local Reading Locksmith reviews here.

Our prices vary depending on the time of day, services and parts required. Upon calling to book in one of our Reading Locksmiths we will provide you with more pricing details. Alternatively, check out our Locksmith Prices and Costs page here!

Crime in Reading

Over the last 12 months (April 2020 – March 2021) there were almost 200 burglaries reported. The most amount of crime reported was for violence and sexual offences coming in at 1628 reports for the 12 months. Overall the most amount of crime reported in Reading happened in September 2020 with 593 crimes.

If you’re looking to upgrade your home security give us a call on 0118 907 3068. We also offer a free home security check on every call out for your peace of mind.


Our Local Reading Locksmith Services

Home Security Services

Our Reading locksmiths offer a full security check when attending any property and are able to provide security recommendations. Please also take a look at our Home Security Tips for some advice on what you can do yourself.

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Lost Keys

Lost your keys? We’d always recommend getting the locks changed, even if you are not locked out for security purposes. Our locksmiths can be with you in as little as half an hour to get you sorted and secure.

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uPVC Window Lock Repairs

Our Reading locksmiths have all been trained to the highest accreditation and are uPVC specialists. Meaning they are able to fix, diagnose and replace parts to get your windows and door back up to full working order.

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Locks changed and Replaced

All of our local Reading locksmiths carry a variety of stock to suit your needs, whether you want a like for like replacement or a security upgrade. Any locks replaced come with a 12 month warranty for your peace of mind.

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Moving Home and Lock Replacement

When moving home it is vital to get your locks changed, as you can never be 100% sure of who may have a key. Call us today to arrange your lock change and complimentary security check on your new home.

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Emergency Boarding Up and Burglary Repairs

Being burgled or having severe damage to your door and/or windows can be a stressful experience, so here at Keytek® we want to help you feel secure straight away with our emergency boarding up service.

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Reading Locksmith FAQs


Reading Locksmith Prices

Reading locksmith prices can change based on what time of day it is, the type of job required and the parts that may need ordering. For estimates we suggest reading our Locksmith Pricing Guide or for more accurate Locksmith estimates give us a call in the office on 0808 164 2928. Locksmiths are available 24/7 to help out with any emergency.


Do you have a call out charge?

No. Unlike some other Reading Locksmith companies we do NOT charge you to get to your property. We only charge for ourReading emergency Locksmith’s time on site sorting the issue.

When you need an emergency Locksmith in Reading, we have a 30 minute* emergency response time for when you need someone to respond fast, but unlike other Reading emergency Locksmith companies we don’t have a call out charge for this either.

Find out more about our emergency locksmith prices in our Locksmith pricing guide.


What is your response time?

In all Reading emergency Locksmith situations, we respond with efficiency and haste and will aim to be with you within 30 minutes where possible.  For non-emergency situations in Reading we can be with you within 2 hours or at a time and date that is convenient to you.


Are your parts guaranteed?

Yes, all parts provided and fitted by one of our Reading Locksmiths are guaranteed for 12 months. All of our Reading Locksmiths arrive to site with a fully stocked van so that wherever possible we can complete the job in one visit and also provide high security products such as Avocet and British Standard models.

Our Reading Locksmith COVID-19 Procedures

We understand and highly value the importance of the procedures and measures in place to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, and want to reassure you as our customers of the commitments we have made to keep your health and safety as our top priority whilst still providing a first class service.

As usual, cleanliness is paramount to our Engineers however with the current circumstances they are paying extra attention to all practices in regards to sanitation. We are continually updating and reviewing our procedures to ensure that they are in line with all government advice. Our Engineers are also wearing PPE for your protection whilst on your premises.

If you have any questions or queries please consult us when on phone and one of our team members will be more than happy to help.