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  • Everything you need to know about shipping container padlocks?

    Saturday, 11 May 2019

    A question we are always getting asked is what type of padlock is most suitable for a standard shipping container?  If you have a new shipping container you will have a hasp fitted on the front of the box - please see image below: … Read More
  • Burglaries set to rise when clocks change

    Monday, 26 March 2018

    Homeowners are being urged to step up their home security as new research from Co-op Insurance found that burglaries categorised as opportunistic increase by 23% w… Read More
  • Black Friday

    Thursday, 23 November 2017

    Black Friday is here.   Locks Direct is offering a 15% discount on all orders placed on the website from Friday 24th November right up until midnight Monday 27th November.   Please use the voucher code "BLACKFRIDAY” in the shopping… Read More
  • Which container padlock?

    Thursday, 28 September 2017

    It can sometimes be slightly overwhelming choosing the correct padlock for the right situation.  A common problem we have is customers being unsure which container padlock is the best one to buy.   There are several points to consider when… Read More
  • What is a CEN grade?

    Tuesday, 25 July 2017

    The CEN grade of a padlock stands for Central European Norm - it is a testing standard for padlocks.  This is not simply a rating individual manufacturers give their own padlocks it is an independent testing body.  In order for the padlock to ac… Read More
  • Squire Warrior Combination Padlock Range

    Friday, 14 April 2017

    Squire have recently released a brand new range of heavy duty, high specification range of combination padlocks.  Squire realised there was a gap in the market for a tough looking - tough performing combination padlock that is built to survi… Read More
  • Shed Security

    Wednesday, 15 March 2017

    Shed burglaries are on the increase.......... Many people under estimate the value of the items they store in their sheds. Unfortunately criminals are fully aware of the value of the goods that some people do store in vulnerable places… Read More
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