Edinburgh locksmiths cost from £20 per hour

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Locksmith's rates near Edinburgh

Range from the cheapest £20 per hour and £160 per day (THISTLE LOCKS & ALARMS based in KY11) to the dearest £40 per hour and £300 per day (Forth locksmiths based in EH29).

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Repair/replace Yale lock for entrance door to tenement. The electronic lock works OK but it looks like there is a broken key or something in the lock

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Locksmith's near Edinburgh

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At forth locksmiths we offer an emergency service 24hrs a day for all locks & security issues on all types of locks 


Estimated cost of locksmith work in Edinburgh

Job detailsEstimate
Installing a fire-proof safe £380
Opening a fire-proof safe £238
Installing CCTV security £1901
Installing access control locks £285 per lock
Reprogramming digital locks £19 per lock
Installing locks on multiple office doors £29 per lock
Boarding up for closure £285
Emergency 24 hrs service for door opening access £67
Emergency 24 hrs service removing broken key from lock £67
Emergency 24 hrs service for wooden door lock change £109
Emergency 24 hrs service for uPVC door lock change £81
Emergency 24 hrs service for burglary repair and boarding up £114
Replacement of front and door lock £133
Key cutting from a master key £10
Key cutting from an impression of the lock £76
Window key cutting from a master key £67
Window lock replacement £52
Installing a wall safe £285
Replacement of lost car key £190
Car key cutting from an existing key to create copies £57
Pick a locked car to gain entry £114
Broken key extraction from a door £67
Broken key extraction from an ignition £86
Car key programming £29
Re-pinning of locks using existing locks £38 per lock
Replacement of a damaged door / boot lock £76
Replacement of a damaged ignition lock £86


Rates for other Edinburgh trades

Locksmith hourly and daily rates in Edinburgh
Locksmith Hourly and Daily Rates in Edinburgh (excluding VAT or callout charges)
Business nameHourly RateDaily Rate
Forth locksmiths, Edinburgh , EH29 £40£300
THISTLE LOCKS & ALARMS, Inverkeithing, KY11 £20£160
ALL IN 1 PROPERTY SOLUTIONS , BROXBURN, EH52 £25£200