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24hr Emergency Locksmith Sheffield

24 Hour Emergency Locksmith Sheffield

First Response Locksmiths Sheffield is operated By Dom who is a founding member of the business. He works from his base in Sheffield covering all of Sheffield and the Surrounding area.

We created First Response Locksmith Sheffield as we saw a gap in the market for a well-run local business offering the highest quality engineers on a truly 24/7 basis. We saw other companies treating customers as cash cows in there hour of need. We decided that we would go down the opposite route and put our customers first by offering the highest standard of work at a reasonable price and by been on time when we are needed.


Access Control

Safe Engineers


Full range of residential services

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Business Services

Keeping your business running 24/7

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Ensuring your tenants are happy and safe

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Our Locksmith Sheffield Services

At First Response Locksmiths Sheffield we don’t just unlock locks. We offer a range of services that cover almost every aspect of repairing or upgrading doors, windows and locks. On top of the locksmith services we offer First Response Locksmiths Sheffield also offer more specialist services such as Safe Opening and repairs and a full range of Access Control Services.

Out of everything we do our most popular service is our locksmiths. This isn’t just opening locks when you’re locked out. We can change locks, repair locks, upgrade locks and just about everything else that could ever need doing to a lock. At First Response Locksmiths Sheffield our locksmiths also offer repairs and upgrades to all other hardware that is attached to a door, window, safe or shutter. Changing hinges, adjusting closers, replacing hands and much more. Add to that all the specialist services we offer such as Safe Opening and Servicing, Access Control Maintenance, Repair and installation and First Response Locksmith Sheffield really do offer a turnkey service when it comes to your security (we had to get that in there somewhere).

It’s all well and good in having the skills and knowledge but if you haven’t got the right locks when you turn up to a job it’s pointless. That’s why here at First Response, Locksmith Sheffield we carry a huge range of stock. From Mortice, Cylinder and UPVC locks to VDS Class 2 Safe locks and Trimec Rim Catches we carry everything we could ever need. All our stock is of the highest quality as we have built up excellent relationships with the best manufacturers over the years. This means that unlike a lot of locksmiths who buy their stock from Screwfix and the like we will always upgrade your security whenever we change a lock. Our Locksmiths only fit British Standard Mortice and Cylinder locks however this doesn’t mean we charge more. In fact because First Response Locksmiths Sheffield deal direct with the manufacturers we can charge you less money and still fit a better lock.

Just a quick not now on the site. We have divided the site into easy to navigate sections. We have the services section, this covers Locksmiths, Access Control, Safe Engineers and UPVC Locks and repairs. We have the Landlords Section, the Commercial Section, and the Residential section. We have also added a business section to show how First Response Locksmiths Sheffield can help and assist your business in your Security needs

The Landlords and contract area covers all the locksmiths services we offer to everyone who is either a property professional such as an agent, landlord or is in property management. This area is also where we will explain what First Response, Locksmith Sheffield can offer you as a business by helping the process with tenants etc.

The Commercial Section gives a snapshot of what we can offer people who have need of a locksmiths for a commercial property. The Residential section is the same but covering Residential Property.

The Business Section created to show how First Response, Locksmith Sheffield can help your business in the back office functions and gives details on how unlike most other local businesses we are geared for supporting business and property professionals.

Recent Testimonials

I would definitely use these guys again. Really professional and prompt as well.

Called about an idea of price and Chris came around to have a look to ensure he was accurate. We were happy with the price and the workmanship. Very professional company.

Really professional service. Came out within 30 minutes and got the lock on our UPVC door working.

Brisant Ultion Locks
Assa Abloy

A Locksmith When You Need One

First Response Locksmiths Sheffield are both professional and transparent in the way we operate. We don’t have sneaky hidden charges and we don’t hold you to ransom when you need us. In fact we like to think of ourselves as an honest bunch that holds the customer and our pride near to our hearts.

Most people go through life never needing a locksmith. However on the one occasion you do First Response, Locksmiths Sheffield are there to help you along. We know from experience that when you call it’s usually not been a good day for you. That’s why we will always put your feelings first. From the moment we pick up the call and talk you through what we need to do, to ensuring that if we say are half an hour that’s how long we take. As the friendliest locksmith in Sheffield will always do our very best to ensure it’s all as stress free as possible.

Once we arrive locksmiths will try to keep the process as stress free as humanly possible. We will arrive on time and have a good look at what needs to be done. We will keep you informed about everything before we do anything. Once we have decided on a course of and given you an exact price we can then get on with the job.

Once the job has been completed to your complete satisfaction we will clean up and off we go. However we don’t just leave you there because at First Response Locksmith Sheffield our workmanship is covered by a comprehensive 12 month guarantee, this is on top of any manufacturers warranties you receive.

Fair Locksmith Pricing

Unlike most locksmiths First Response, Locksmiths Sheffield don’t charge call out charges and we don’t charge fixed costs for anything such as the famous unlocking charge.

What we do is offer a price over the telephone based on your description. If your happy with that one of our locksmiths will pop over in the agreed time frame and start your job. The only time this price will ever change is if the lock is out of the ordinary or is a lot more time consuming than what was described over the phone. For example if we are told that the lock is a simple euro cylinder and when we arrive it’s an high security cylinder with PAS24 handles we would obviously have to alter the price as the job has become a lot more time consuming. However this has only ever come up a handful of times and moreover our locksmiths will never ever start the job without your express permission.

We can also keep costs down on materials. As First Response Locksmith Sheffield do a lot of contract business where we can be changing 20, 30 locks in a day we have built up good relationships with both manufacturers and wholesalers. This allows us to get excellent savings on our materials bill, allowing us to pass on the savings to you.

24/7 Emergency Locksmith Sheffield

As well as offering all our customers a standard daytime service First Response Locksmith Sheffield also offer a 24/7 service, 7 days a week, and when we say we are 24/7 locksmiths we mean it. Our phones are on day and night day in day out all year round.

A good percentage of our business is done after 7pm and at weekends. This is true for both residential and commercial customers. Here at First Response, Locksmiths Sheffield we are on call for anything and everything from lost keys, break-ins and just about anything else you can think of. And as you already know, none of this costs you anymore than we would charge if you called at 11am on a Wednesday.

As well as all the emergency locksmith “on the day” work we do, First Response Locksmiths Sheffield offer a list of other services to both home and business customers.

Our Sheffield locksmiths can be booked for a variety of tasks from lock servicing and lock changes, door mechanism repairs, security upgrades and much much more.

Commercial customers have different need to residential and agents. Landlords and property professionals have different needs and requirements to them. So we have built a bespoke list of services to suit any and all situations. If you would like to know more or would like to enquire about anything else please get in touch with First Response Locksmiths Sheffield today and one of our locksmiths will be happy to talk you through any queries you might have.

Security Advice

The issue of security is becoming more and more prevalent in today's world. That’s why here at First Response Locksmith Sheffield we offer free advice to people across the region. We can send a locksmith around to your home or business and they will go through your security with you step by step and see where if at all it can be improved.

Our locksmiths will always offer you impartial advice that make your property more secure and in some cases save you money on your insurance premiums. If we do see any areas that we believe could be improved we will give you a full written quotation including details of the locks or upgrades we are proposing so you can go away check them out and make an informed decision before proceeding with any work.

So if you’re thinking about making your property more secure get in touch today with First Response Locksmith and we will give you the best advice, based on years of experience not on our bank balance.

Quality of Materials We Use

At First Response, Locksmiths Sheffield we have come across some terrible locks that have been fitted over the years. We have seen a night latch on a UPVC door and we have seen sash jammers fitted the wrong way round, we could go on. We tell people time and time again that their UPVC door with all its bolts and mechanism is only as secure as the cheapest cylinder from B&Q that they put the key in every day.

That’s why here at First Response Locksmith Sheffield our locksmiths will only ever fit the highest quality hardware. This applies to cylinders, Mortice locks, secondary products and everything else. The reasons for this are twofold:

  1. If we fitted low quality cheap locks we could not sleep at night, knowing your home or business was not secure. We stills see way too many so called professional UPVC companies fitting doors with bog standard off the shelf cylinders in them.
    After all the hoo haa on the TV over this we were hoping this would change but it hasn’t. In life cheap doesn’t always equal bad, but in the world of a locksmith it does. We will only ever fit the best available hardware available. We will never compromise on the quality of the products we fit, ever if that means us missing out on business.
  2. By only fitting the highest quality hardware, in accordance with manufacturer’s guidelines our locksmiths save on call backs for problems. We very rarely have to revisit our work, if ever. This is due to the fact that everything is of the highest quality ( we also like to think our workmanship plays a small part as well)

Reliability counts

Here at First Response Locksmith Sheffield not only do we like reliable hardware we like to be reliable ourselves. One thing we hear a lot is people complaining about calling a locksmith and have then been standing around waiting for them.

We have taken this on board. When you call us be this 2am or 2pm we will give you an estimated time of arrival. We work this out by using a programme on our tablets that takes into account traffic and diversions etc. We will then double check this with the sat nav. This means that if we say 30 minutes our locksmith will be with you within 30 minutes. Not an hour.

We are so confident with this we offer a guarantee, that if we aren’t with you within the agreed time frame we will work for free. So that means you will only pay for the lock and not the locksmith.

So if you need a locksmith and want to be sure that who you call turns up get in touch with First Response Locksmith Sheffield today.

A little about the locksmiths we keep talking about

Here’s a little fact I bet you didn’t know. In the UK there is no formal locksmith qualification. Here’s another, in the UK there is no mandatory body regulating locksmiths.

This is a little shocking to some people, considering the skills and tools a locksmith has access to, I am one of these people.

In fact there are 5 day courses up and down the country where anyone can go along and learn the basics of what a locksmith does. This is not too good as these folk can then just go out and start their own business. They cannot possible have built up all the skills they need in 5 days. I’ve been at it for 14 years and I haven’t.

The only people that suffer are you and them. You as it’s your locks or door or window or that gets damaged when all you wanted was a new lock. Them because they have spent thousands on the course and even more on the tools as they have been told that they can do a short course then make a living, they can’t and they won’t.

Here at First Response Locksmiths Sheffield we worked in the family business from an early age. We were always at work helping any way we could. So there was a pretty obvious career choice when we left school and off to work we went.

Locksmithing is one of those jobs where it is constantly evolving, from new locks coming on to the market to new tools being designed to open them. You must always keep learning or you will be left behind. That’s why here at First Response Locksmiths Sheffield we invest in ourselves by constant training and invest in equipment and tools. This ensures that our locksmiths are always ahead of the curve and we are always up to speed.

So we hope you have found what you were looking for and if you haven’t please feel free to contact us where one of our time served expert locksmiths will be happy to go through the options with you.

Thanks for Visiting

The Team

First Response Locksmith Sheffield

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