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Cusworth Master Locksmiths is proud to be a registered company member of the Master Locksmiths Association.

The Master Locksmiths Association has been established since 1958

The Master Locksmiths Association is a non-profit making body; established to set and promote standards of conduct, practice and materials within Locksmithing. Its motto of “Skill and Integrity” emphasises its determination to ensure that the public, government and industry receive the correct service and advice on security matters from its members.
The MLA is recognised as the authoritative body for locksmithing by: –

  • The Police
    Many forces will encourage those in need of a locksmith to use MLA Trade Division members.
  • Home Office
    The MLA has been instrumental in campaigning for national standards in the locksmith industry and the regulation (through licensing) of the Private security Industry.
  • British Standards Institute
    the MLA supplies a panel of its members to assess locks under BS3621 clauses 4 and 10 on their behalf.
  • Sold Secure
    An attack test house, wholly owned by the MLA. Sold Secure operates its own scheme, which is recognised by the Home Office, insurers and the police. All testers are MLA members and the assessments are to its’ own high specifications.
  • Association of British Insurers (ABI), Building Research Establishment (BRE) and many other trade and professional bodies all acknowledge the MLA as the authoritative body in it’s field.
  • To find out more visit www.locksmiths.co.uk

The MLA is the only governing trade body of its type in the UK for locksmiths; promoting standards within the industry and encouraging its members to abide by the ethics of the Association.

Use a MLA Approved Company member and be assured that up to date security and product advice will be given with a quality of workmanship that will be second to none. You can confirm that the locksmith claiming to be a MLA members is bona fide, this by checking the details from MLA Head Office (details below).

MLA Approved Company members offer many services and products: –

  • Companies are inspected to MLA’s high standards
  • Wide range of services are offered
  • Locks, Keys, Safes & Vehicles
  • A Member to Member referral systems operates
  • Recognised by insurers, Police, Government — local & central
  • Nation-wide coverage
  • British Locksmiths Institute — provides training and qualifications
  • Members undergo Police checking.