Cardiff & South Wales 24/7 Emergency Locksmith

Emergency Locksmith

Emergency locksmith Cardiff


Emergency Locksmith Cardiff 



We deal with all kinds of Emergency Locksmith urgencies here at James Locksmith Cardiff. As we are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, we understand the seriousness of you gaining entry to your premises, belongings, or automobile  as we open the locked door and we also deal with homes that have been burgled with the kindest care. If I believe the Home, Business, or Auto Mobile is not yours, then I will not unlock the door. Following this police will be Called upon Immediately via our locksmith which then they will then give a full statement will be given to the police of precisely what has happened.  If you find yourself being Locked out do not hesitate to contact our locksmiths. 



What Happens When You Can't Prove Who You Are - Locksmiths ID Process

If I.D. can't be proven until the door is open but then can't be found, The POLICE will be called upon immediately and the door will be secured until their arrival. Please be aware that the property is not yours do not call us.


When you ring James Cardiff Locksmith, we will ask a few questions to determine what kind of lockout we will be giving our service to. Please answer the questions we ask with as much detail as possible this will give us the best idea of what to expect on your 24-hour lockout or Emergency service you require from us. The Questions that the locksmith will ask will be:-

  • Have your keys been lost/stolen or are they inside? 
  • If your keys are inside, are they in the back of the lock, or have they been placed down somewhere?
  • Is your door Wood, UPVC, Aluminium, Composite, or of a different material?
  • Which type of lock needs to be opened for example, on a wood door, top lock (rim cylinder) or bottom lock (mortice lock) or maybe both? - Or UPVC, which usually only has one lock 
  • Do you have any I.D to prove this is your home - Falsify Identification to a locksmith is a CRIMINAL OFFENCE - one which the Police Or Courts will not take your actions likely.
  • We may ask you a silly question in regards to anything in the household only something which you will know. This is to gauge the fact that this is your home. Please do not get frustrated with the locksmith as this is only to identify the fact that you are the occupier. - The question we could ask can be something as silly and simple as in which cupboard in the kitchen are your plates stored. 
  • Lock Picking Cardiff 

The more questions you are able to answer or the more detail you are able to give the emergency locksmith the better the chance of the quote over the phone being correct for when he arrives. Please be aware if you are unsure about some of the questions that the locksmith asks, do not panic as you are not obliged to take the quote when the 24-hour emergency locksmith arrives at your destination if it is different on small occasions, the quote can be different from what was said from a first phone call. 



What To Expect On a Lockout Locksmith Emergency

  1. Call James Locksmith Cardiff for a free no-obligation over the phone emergency Quote 07967725135
  2. We provide a 24/7 free locksmith callout service around Cardiff
  3. We aim to be at your destination within 30 minutes anywhere in Cardiff as we are aware we are the only people that can help you with this emergency.
  4. If you feel unsafe we advise that you stay on the phone with a family or friend. Or even go have a cup of tea with a neighbour up until we turn up, as sometimes being locked out can be quite upsetting. 
  5. We ask that you verify the premises is owned by yourself and ask to see some sort of identification. We understand totally that this is an emergency to yourself but we have to take steps in making sure you have the right to enter the premises.
  6. James Locksmith Cardiff is very skilful at lock manipulation, holds the most up to date locksmith tools which will give you entry to your premises in the quickest time available. A fully mobile locksmith with good 10-star reviews from clients.
  7.  Locks will be changed if needed or required, Maintenance will be given to the lock to make sure it is working as it should be. 


We can now provide all Emergency locksmiths services for Auto and Cars.

  • Open 90% of Cars within the hour at the roadside when keys are locked inside.
  • Emergency replacement key locksmith Service. We hold a lot of replacement keys in stock for your emergency when the keys are locked or stolen which don't mean a long wait time from the dealership. On average takes our locksmith an hour to do.  
  • Emergency delete keys - For when a key has been lost or stolen to disable the key from ever starting the vehicle we are able to do this on many of today's cars on the road.
  • For all of our Emergency Locksmith Services, we will provide this service at your desired location. 


Payment will be made from the customer to James Locksmith Cardiff

If you call out our services but when we arrive you no longer wish to have use of our Locksmith services for whatever reason you will still be charged at our discretion as you have wasted our time and we could have used this time to help someone else.

James Cardiff Locksmith provides the ultimate Locksmith service to the customers of Cardiff on lockouts where we find that in rare situations,  whether the door is open in 1 minute or 1-hour certain people are never happy I have learnt this much already.

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Giving Care to Others - Locksmiths Care and Consideration

No One will ever know when exactly they will need an Emergency Locksmith, Or at what time or at what day. This could be 12 o clock in the daytime or at 1 AM in the morning. There could be several reasons why you might need a locksmith such as losing your keys on a long journey back from a holiday and expecting to be back home at around 5 AM. Or could be losing your car keys at 9 PM after visiting a friend 40 miles away and you need to get home as your beloved child needs you and your babysitter needs to get on her way. 

When someone is in need of our Emergency Locksmith Services, This is not always a pleasant experience for close-by neighbours. As our locksmiths may not always be able to do their job quietly. We will always do our very best to do our job quietly but there may be some underlining factors that stop and make this not viable. 

Instances may be:-

The customer has lost their Car key and there is an alarm on the car which is going off after our Auto Locksmiths has opened the vehicle. Until the key is programmed to the vehicle the alarm will not stop going off. Times of this instance can be any time due to anyone can lose their car or vehicle keys. 

Another instance is after a man has just come back from a long business trip and have got home at 3 AM and have realised they have not got there house keys on them and have been lost. After calling James Cardiff Locksmith for our Emergency Lock Opening Service. Our locksmith arrives quickly tries all the normal methods of entry from quick bypass methods to the door and Lock Picking. None of them works. After which the only way in is to drill the lock which can take an average of 10 minutes to open. Given the time of night or early morning, the loud noise for a short space of time will affect surrounding neighbours. 


James Cardiff Locksmith gives a Duty Of Care to all its customers and all, near neighbours. We ask that if you see a neighbour and us being there is effecting yourself can you come to speak to us please and not give abuse, We will do our very best to do our job as quick as possible giving out as little noise as possible. Please also remember that one day it may be you needing our services. 

What is an Isn't a Locksmith Emergency from James Cardiff Locksmith  

What is an Emergency 


What isn't a Locksmith Emergency 

  • key snapping on the inside of the door and normal day time hours
  • Keys getting locked in the car when no children are present
  • Having locks changed due to moving in a new home
  • Lock door jamming when there is a secondary door accessible to street.
  • Car locksmith or Auto Locksmith were keys locked in Car, 24 hour Auto Locksmith

Emergency Locksmith Cardiff - Burglary Prevention

One Really Common Emergency we see from being a reliable reputable locksmith in cardiff, is in desperate need of a locksmith when peoples home or business has been burgled. Every call of this in particular incident we attend we offer the service for free to just take a quick walk around the premises offering you the client free advice to stop ever being the VICTIM of this particular crime happening to you ever again. Our specialist locksmith advice can be as simple as letting you know to move your keys from a nightstand table away from the front door. As a lot of visitors who knock the door can easily see were these are being held which make them in plain sight. Also can be as In-depth to have all locks on windows fitted, flood lights with sensors fitted to dark spaces of garden, with upgraded locking Mechanisms which hook in to the frame. 

During our time of being a Locksmith In Cardiff and Security Experts we have noticed a lot of Burglaries happen from thieves being optimistic and not having ever really planned anything. It is your job to take Reasonable care to protect your belongings and premises as even with having insurance on those expensive things not always will they pay out if they have reason to believe of you not taking reasonable care.


  1. A gentleman has a brand new Mercedes while coming home he never thought anything of it but there is a man sitting on his wall outside his home. The man of the Mercedes thinks nothing of this and parks his car on the drive and walks in to his home. 10 minutes Later the man of the Mercedes wife arrives home she does not unlock the door but rather walks in as the door is unlocked. The Man who was sitting outside on the wall noticed that the owner of the Mercedes had placed his keys on the side and also the door is unlocked. He then takes this to his advantage and steals the nice New Mercedes.This thief is called a optimistic thief who just done it on the spear of the moment. To make this incident worse the insurance refuse the owner of the Mercedes application due to the fact reasonable care was not taken to protect his keys and no damage was caused in gaining entry to the property. James your security expert and emergency locksmith is forever telling people to move keys away from the front door.
  2. A group of lads who regularly knock doors not to far from there local neighbourhood who offer grass cutting within the summer months. They notice on one of the houses they cut have a window which is always on a jar (open). As they cut a few houses grass in that street they don't take long to notice that the occupiers of that house leave for work around 9am. They then come up with a plan to burgal the house the following day. in which they do by forcing the window open. In total 2 laptops, 1 watch and a LCD tv was all stolen. The occupiers of the house come home to find there possessions were stolen. The insurance paid in full for all contents stolen and also replaced the entire window for new one as a good will gesture to make the clients feel safe again. The occupiers of the house also decided to have fitted a alarm system as a prevention to this ever happening again.

We not only deal with just house emergencies being one of the best locksmiths in Cardiff. We also deal with all Auto openings, Vehicle Key programming which now is updated to Mercedes Benz Key specialist. Safe Engineer and also offer a 24hr Emergency boarding up service. What ever your Emergency Locksmith enquiry maybe I'm sure James Cardiff Locksmith would be your suitable locksmith to call Night or Day on 07967725135.



Noisy Neighbours

Everyone has at least one noisy/irritable neighbour within there road, Street, Estate, or even Apartments. This can be intrusive as they can make you feel like you are being watched and know all your business. What if we told you a fact that noisy neighbors prevent more houses from being broken in to than having alarms or the top-rated locks. 


We Now offer Locksmith 24 hour Insurance of Just £70 for ONE Whole Year


News Feed - Locksmith Cardiff 

Here at James Locksmith Cardiff try to keep you up to date with all our specialist jobs to try to give the public of Cardiff an insight to our specialist jobs which we attend to show you that we are one of the best locksmiths in Cardiff.

1-4-19 :- Citroen  C1 All lost keys. Emergency Car Locksmith.
We had a call at around 12.00pm which we booked for the following day which a gentleman had lost all his keys to his citroen C1. As this is a lenghlty  job which usual takes james Cardiff Locksmith around 4 - 5 hours to complete we decided to do it the following morning. We attended the gentleman's address the following morning which we supplied a new key and transponder which made the vehicle able to start. This job takes the local Car dealership 2 weeks to complete. James Cardiff Locksmith your following Mornings work. We pride our selves on not just being a Emergency Locksmith but also a Auto Emergency Locksmith.

Emergency Cardiff Locksmith

Lock Change Emergency Locksmith / Lock Replacement

One of Cardiff's most reliable locksmith companies, James Cardiff Locksmith, or as some people refer to us James The Locksmith, can Change locks in an Emergency. Our Emergency Lock replacement is operational 24 hours a day 7 days a week that is 24/7. You can contact our locksmith services through a range of ways, including Email, Text, and WhatsApp but we always advise our clients to always call us in an emergency where they will get the most respect and quicker response as you are calling us directly and speaking to a locksmith. 

We have most major locks in stock to be ready to change and replace your locks in an emergency event. Our Automobile / Van workshop carries a vast amount of locks and if we haven't one present our local office workshop is not far away from any job in Cardiff where we hold more stock than the average lock cylinder. Please call us at 07967725135 in the event of a Locksmith Emergency.

What Locks We Can Change In A Lock Replacement Emergency:-    Emergency Cardiff Locksmith Office

  • Euro Cylinders (most Sizes Carried on Mobile Workshop)
  • Oval Cylinders 
  • Rim Cylinders (normal colours of Chrome or Brass)
  • Mortice Locks (2 1/2 and 3 inches)
  • Sash Mortice Lock (2 1/2 and 3 inches)
  • Aluminium Rim Locks - Variety of all different sizes
  • Vectis Multi-Lock (long and short key type)


As with all emergency lock replacement jobs we always try to keep our mobile workshop well-stocked this is not always possible due to the high intensity of locks with their manufacturers and sizes.