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Pickersgill-Kaye Locking Products Achieve Red Book Status

Pickersgill-Kaye, a trading division of ASSA ABLOY the global leader in door opening solutions, has teamed up with ASSA ABLOY Security Doors to achieve Loss Prevention Standards LPS 1175: Issue 7 SR3 and SR4 security rating approval for inclusion in the security door business ‘bible’, the British Research Establishment’s (BRE) Red Book.

LPS 1175 is the most widely recognised security door standard, and the one most commonly specified by architects in the UK. Pickersgill-Kaye, the leading supplier of high security locking systems, has received accreditation Continue reading...

The MLA Cements Itself As Industry-Leading Association With New Beginner’s Programme

Master Locksmiths AssociationIntroduced in early 2016, the Foundation (Entry Level) Modular Programme has been a huge success, not only from a student numbers perspective, but also from a student feedback perspective! In fact, one recent student, Paul Medway, said:

…….. taught by two very knowledgeable tutors who were on hand when ever myself or fellow pupils needed some advice. I really enjoyed the whole five day course and am looking forward to using the skills that have been taught so well to me.
Many thanks
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Pickersgill-Kaye On Track To Become A Centre Of Excellence For Rail Sector

Pickersgill-kayeLock maker Pickersgill-Kaye, which became a trading division of ASSA ABLOY Limited from February 1 2017, is set to become a specialist production base for the rail industry following the announcement of significant new investment in the Yorkshire business by the owner and global leader in door opening solutions.

A dedicated R&D facility and rail centre of excellence will be created as part of an overhaul of Pickersgill-Kaye’s Leeds plant to help drive opportunities for the company in the rail sector through innovation and improved Continue reading...


securikey locexLeading physical security supplier, Securikey, is exhibiting at the brand new Lockex exhibition between the 16th and 18th September at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena. With over 40 years of experience in the sector, Securikey has the knowledge and skill to offer expert advice on its comprehensive range of security products and, at Lockex, the team will be available to share their expertise and to showcase the recently updated Euro Vault range of electronic and key locking safes.

Now extended to five models, with the existing models updated to include many new features including a new locking system and interior light, the Euro Vault range of safes are manufactured from solid steel with a 4mm thick Continue reading...

Master Lock Introduces The World’s Most Secure Bluetooth Padlock

MasterLock Bluetooth PadlockMaster Lock has become the first security specialist to unveil Bluetooth padlocks combining keyless entry, shared access and no numerical codes, backed by the latest technology and their 100 years of trusted expertise.

The award winning Bluetooth® Smart Padlocks provide essential peace of mind in countless situations at home, work, or on the move, and use your smartphone or tablet to secure possessions via a simple app, eliminating the hassle of lost keys or forgotten combinations. Continue reading...

Keylex Locks Help Keep Epsom College Students Safe

Locks-5rtlrKeylex digital mechanical locks have been supplied by Relcross to Epsom College for a number of years. Some have been fitted to the living quarters for boarding students so that only those living in a particular house have access. An easily changed number code negates the need for issuing keys to everyone with the potential security risk from lost or stolen keys. A number code, like a simple PIN number, also has the advantage of being with you at all times, Continue reading...


Lisa Richardson, brand manager at Kasp Security, explains why garden security is paramount.

Burglary accounted for 13% of all recorded crime in England and Wales[i] last year with the latest British Crime Survey (BCS)[ii] reporting that 745,000 burglaries and attempted burglaries occurred during 10/11 – a  14% increase on the previous year.

The BCS also highlighted that households with no security measures were ten times more likely to be burgled than homes with simple security measures, Continue reading...

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