Lock Change & Replacement


Have you just moved home, are your your locks not operating correctly or maybe you have a jammed door? All these things (and more) are reasons to give us a call; we can change your locks, upgrade them and even service and and repair them.

TMB Locksmiths provides the reliable lock change and replacement services you could need whatever the problem you’re experiencing. We will identify the best solution and provide a free no-obligation quotation.

We also provide a lock-changing services whenever required, for businesses, private residences, garages, and any other lockable buildings. This might be needed after a burglary, stolen keys or simply when you take ownership of a property and maybe worried the former owners could still have a set of keys.

Below are just a few types of locks that we can change or repair.


This type of lock is usually found on wooden doors and referred to as a Chubb lock. It requires a key and can be locked from both sides. It is essential that a 5 lever mortice lock conforms to British Standards BS3621 and is fitted to all external wooden doors.


This type of lock is ‘latched’ on the inside of the door and has a small button which can be used to hold open the latch. This type of lock is usually referred to as a Yale type lock and is commonly found on wooden door. A nightlatch is used to keep the door shut, it should be paired with a 5 lever mortice lock. We can supply and fit the latest British Standard BS3621 nightlatches at very competitive rates.


This type of lock is commonly found on UPVC or composite front doors or patio doors. This type of system requires a cylinder lock to operate the door. TMB Locksmiths can replace your euro or oval cylinders or upgrade them to the latest 3 star TS007 standard cylinder. If you have just moved home or are worried about ‘cylinder snapping’, it may be worth considering upgrading to high security 3 Star TS007 cylinder lock.


We provide a high-quality service for all types of locks and doors. We can supply and fit Yale, Abs and Chubb locks among others, and we’ll be delighted to supply no-obligation advice, too.

Some problems with existing locks can be repaired and don’t require a replacement. However, if you can fit new and better locks, it makes sense to consider it. Better locks are always coming onto the market, and you can easily enhance the security of your property simply by replacing your existing locks. In doing so, you shouldn’t have any problems using the locks to get access to your property, or to secure it whenever you leave.

If your key keeps getting stuck in the lock or you’re finding it hard to turn it, don’t wait until the key breaks off, leaving you stuck outside. Instead, make sure you call TMB Locksmiths to get advice on what to do. Sometimes, a simple fix is all that is required, but even if your locks are on their way out and need replacing, we’ll ensure the job is done quickly and efficiently. You don’t need the worry or hassle of wondering how good your existing locks are when you can call TMB Locksmiths to solve the problem at an affordable price. Find out more about our range of secure locks by calling us now.


Whatever your lock type is, TMB Locksmiths can help replace or repair them. Types of locks we replace are as follows:

  • Mortice deadlocks and sashlocks
  • Euro cylinders
  • Rim cylinders
  • uPVC door multipoint locking systems
  • uPVC window handles and mechanisms
  • Garage door locks
  • Tubular latches
  • Rim locks
  • Chains and bolts
  • Security bolts
  • Hinge bolts
  • Door chains
Call us today to speak with a professional locksmith in Colchester, or email us to request a free quote!