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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?" We stock a range of the best-selling shipping container padlocks from leading brands Squire and ABUS. We know that it can be overw… 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 CEN Grade on Padlocks?

    Tuesday, 25 July 2017

    The CEN grade of a padlock stands for Central European Norm - it is a testing standard for padlocks that usually fall into the high security padlock category. This is not simply a rating individual manufacturers give their own padlocks, it is an indepen… Read More
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