Cost guide: locksmiths

Find out how much it costs to change locks and the likely charges for calling out an emergency locksmith near you, 24 hours a day.

Our locksmith figures are only a guide to average costs¹, and there are several factors that can affect how Find a locksmith

  much you’ll be charged, including:

where you live

how long the job takes

the type, size and brand of lock being used

whether the lock meets the British Standard for theft resistance

whether it’s an emergency call-out and the time of the visit (evenings and weekends will usually cost more).

Ask locksmiths to break down the quotes they provide, so you know what you’re being charged for. It’s a good idea to get more than one quote to get a better idea of the going rate for your particular requirements.

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