Access Key & Lock

Access Locksmiths was founded in 1998 by Mark Whettingsteel, a locksmith who started his career as a trainee locksmith back in 1985. After working for a few other local locksmiths he decided that a new, fresh approach was needed in the industry. In the spring of 1998 Mark started his own mobile locksmith and security business.

It was not long before Access Locksmiths became a limited company and opened it's first branch in Portswood, Southampton in March 2000. We fast became known for our professional approach within the locksmithing industry and pride ourselves on our quality of work and good customer service.

With three engineers on the road and a knowledgeable team in branch, it proved to be a fast growing business. In 2005 Access Locksmiths Limited purchased Key and Lock Supplies Limited of Bournemouth, a company established in 1969, and gained an array of experienced staff with over 30 years expertise. Access Locksmiths Limited then re-branded its trading name to Access Key & Lock.