A Great Weekend- MLA Expo 2011

A Fantastic Weekend For The Locksmithing World

What a brilliant show. We would like to thank the industry experts that joined us on our stand including Chris Belcher, Les Burgess, Martin Pink and Nigel Tolley who proved popular with visitors, many of which bagged some handy tips on their new tools. We were also joined by our American friends Jim Broadhurst and Jim Hetchler, along with our
Chinese colleagues Queenie and Hattie. ... read more >

2 Days To Go Until the MLA Expo… Demo’s

2 Days To Go Until The MLA Expo…

Who better to ask about Tradelocks newest products then the creators themselves? With the opportunity to see the experts using some of your favourite UAP Tradelocks products it’s just one reason why this year’s MLA expo is a must.

Chris Belcher

With a Royal naval engineering background, Chris’s knowledge and skills have enabled him to develop some of the cleverest tools on the market. The RPCP is just one example of his work engineered to an exceptional standard. ... read more >

3 Days To Go Until The MLA Expo… EPG2 Competition

3 Days To Go Until The MLA Expo… How Quick Can You Pick?
Win an EPG2!

There is nothing like a bit of friendly competition and we want to test your skills to see who can pick the lock in our door in the fastest time. The competition will be taking place on our stand (195/200) at

·         Friday 9th September: 10-11am and 1-2pm

·         Saturday 10th September: 10-11am and 12-1pm

·         Sunday 11th September: 10-11am

The winner will be announced on Sunday at 12pm who will receive a second generation Electric Pickgun (EPG2).

Les Burgess will be on our stand over the weekend with his clever new tool the Burgess Curtain Turner. When a key has been left in a lock on the inside of a property, there is no better solution than the Burgess Curtain Turner. Made from stainless steel, this super strong non-destructive tool is ideal for opening the lock from the outside. A simple but essential tool for any Locksmith, available at the MLA Expo.

Also demonstrating on our stand with their professional tools will be industry experts Chris Belcher, Martin Pink and Nigel Tolley.

So if you think you can pick our lock in the fastest time make sure you visit our stand (195/200) for your chance to win an EPG2. Ready…Set… Pick!

Platinum Sponsors of This Years MLA Expo

We enjoy exhibiting all around the world for many reasons but mainly it’s to meet face to face with our customers to ensure we are providing you with relevant state of the art products along with the guidance and tips you need to ensure you can make the most out of your expert tools. The MLA are using the profits from this years exhibition towards developing a nationally recognised locksmithing qualification helping legitamise the industry, which is just another reason why we were keen to be this years platinum sponsors. ... read more >

I Love UAP Tradelocks… Competition Winners

Our summer campaign ‘I Love UAP Tradelocks’ campaign is over and we would like to thank you for your entries, they kept us entertained in the office. With brilliant prizes on offer with the Gold Reward worth £250, Silver Reward worth £100 or Bronze award worth £50 to be redeemed against an experience of your choice from Hot Air Balloon rides to Ferrari driving, or any products from the UAP Tradelocks range. ... read more >