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The Lock Father Ltd

Leigh on Sea
+Approved member since 2015

Services and skills

  • Locksmith

    8 skills

    Digital Smart Door Lock Installation

    Doors Opened / Unlocked

    Emergency Locksmith Service

    Lock Fitting

    Lock Repair

    Safe Locks

    Security Door Locks

    Window Lock Fitting

  • Services

    6 services

    • Domestic Work
    • Commercial Work
    • Free Estimates
    • 24 Hour Call-out
    • Insurance Work Undertaken
    • Cards Accepted


Customer reviews

Overall ratingin last 12 months

9.93Write a review
  • Workmanship9.88 out of 10
  • Tidiness9.92 out of 10
  • Reliability9.96 out of 10
  • Courtesy9.96 out of 10
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823 Total Reviews

The reviews below represent customers' views and not the views of Checkatrade

  • Fixing broken door lock

    9Verified Review

    24/7 call was quick; courteous and tidy job .

    Location: SS9
  • Back and front door locks

    10Verified Review

    Fixed both doors. Nice guy.

    Location: SS7
  • New door lock


    Very professional and a good job done, explained the problem we had with our door also, changed the lock. Reasonable priced. Would use again and definitely recommend.

    Location: SS3
  • Yale lock on front door

    10Verified Review

    Worth every penny for peace of mind. The problem was fixed expertly and quickly.

    Location: CM4
  • New lock on the front door

    10Verified Review

    Fast prompt service, called on Monday out doing the job the next day. Great job, professional and courteous at the same time. Thanks so much.

    Location: CM1
  • New front door lock/handle and key lockbox

    10Verified Review

    Highest marks for the Lock Father; easy scheduling process, arrived as arranged. Excellent tech who explained how everything worked (very patient and obliging too). Extremely happy with the work.

    Location: SS9

Company profile

  • OwnerMr Andrew Marsh
  • Member Since2015
  • Public Liability InsuranceSelf-Certified
  • AccreditationsChecked
  • AddressChecked
  • IdentityChecked
  • Checkatrade T&C'sSigned
  • VATYes: 124 3253 49
  • Company typeLtd Company

Company info

Here at The Lock Father, we offer a full 24hr emergency and non emergency Locksmith service to both commercial and residential customers for your time in need.

Below is a short list of what makes us stand out from the rest, you can be sure we have no gimmicks and what we quote is what you pay.

- Our vans are fully stocked with the latest tools and locks to enable us to complete the job on the first visit where possible

- Over 15 years combined knowledge and experience

- Specialist in UPVC repairs

- Not a call centre

- Used by Essex Police/Court Service/Schools/High Court Enforcement

- DBS/CRB Checked

- 30min response time on most jobs

- Free quotes


We are a well established family run company servicing most estate agents throughout Essex and London, offering a full lock installation/change or gaining entry service.  Our rates are most competitive and don't subcontract any work out.  We wanted to offer our customers the best service and this is why when you call, you speak to a fully qualified and experienced Locksmith who knows what you are talking about.  Our vans have the most up to date stock levels and if on the off chance we need to order your replacement lock we will NOT leave your property unsecure.

You can be assured that your property is in safe hands and sleep easy knowing your security is up to insurance requirements.

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