In the past few days the locksmith world has lost one of the most well-known and respected veterans to cancer, Chris Belcher.
After a career spanning for almost 30 years as an engineer in the Royal Navy, Chris turned his hand to locks and set up his own company in 1987, which solely… read more >
As we approach the end of another year we are all preparing to close down for the Christmas period, but before we do that we would like to thank all of our customers for their support this year.
2013 has seen several changes and new developments for us, we had a great time at the FIT Show… read more >
Throughout December we will be spreading Christmas spirit with Roses. We will be giving customers a tin of the very festive Cadbury’s chocolates with every order over £250 + VAT.
We have gained a reputation over the years for treating our… read more >
It’s Children in Need day! We made a promise at the beginning of the week that we would donate 1% of every invoice raised to the charity and we have received some fantastic support from our customers.
But now we would like to give one final push to ensure that… read more >
After 12 months in development and a very large investment, we are finally ready to launch the first of 6 TradeLocks’ Mortice Lock Impressioning Sets. The first to be released is the Legge Black British Standard Kit which also decodes the Legge Value and the ASEC locks. For one month only this incredible kit is just £99 + VAT online from… read more >
Here at UAP we take charity seriously and few companies have dedicated more of their time and resources to charitable projects.
This year we are giving a percentage of every invoice we raise during the week of Children in Need to the charity. The money raised will go towards helping… read more >
With less than one week to go, the countdown to the Auto Locksmith Exhibition has begun.
We have already provided teasers with promises of unbeatable offers that will be on Genuine Lishi tools and accessories at the show, but now we… read more >
After much anticipation the 2013 MLA Expo finally arrived, and even if we do say ourselves, was a great success.
We always like to thank our customers for coming out to see us by giving them a good reason to come by our stand, this year we stepped it up a notch with exclusive looks at new tools, a first look at our brand new Mortice Lock ID app,… read more >
The MLA Expo kicked off today and we’ve pulled out all the stops on the UAP TradeLocks stand. We have unbelievable offers, fantastic products, our new MAX6MUM SECURITY retail range, FREE personalised laser engraving for Genuine Lishi 2-in-1’s, and if all that doesn’t entice you why not stop by for a… read more >
Adding high security to your doors doesn’t have to cost the earth. We have devised three affordable ways in which you can achieve the important TS007:2012 Kitemark three star rating with Secured by Design approval.
The three star security rating was developed by Glass and Glazing Federation and Door and Hardware Federation in… read more >
The MLA Expo is just 2 weeks away and we are set to make a splash with new tools, low prices and a few freebies thrown in for good measure.
Here’s a sneak peak as to what to expect from the UAP TradeLocks stand this year.
We will be launching our brand new Mortice Lock Impressioning Kit at the show, this will enable… read more >
Offer valid until 12.00am 31st August… read more >
The eagerly awaited MAX6MUM SECURITY App, which was previewed at the FIT Show, is now available to download for FREE for iPads. The app enables the user to create their own MAX6MUM SECURITY door which will protect against burglars, vandals and bogus callers.
The app received a positive reception at the FIT Show as it enables the customers to have a catalogue… read more >
We have recently invested in a high quality, professional printer so we can now print out whatever we want instantly. This means that we can tailor our marketing materials to our customers. So if you want a poster with your logo and information on it, we can give it to you.
We believe that the printer will open many more marketing possibilities… read more >
Letterplate designs have been pretty stagnant for the past few years, with new releases being a variation of one basic design. So we decided to do something about it and have taken the Letterplate to the next level.
The iPlate has a unique frameless design, patent pending soft close mechanism, corrosion… read more >
At UAP TradeLocks we are constantly looking for ways to improve the quality of our products and services. We appreciate your business and want to make sure we exceed your expectations. It is for this reason that each year we carry out a customer survey, the results from this enable us to… read more >
To celebrate the start of the Great British Summer we’re offering massive savings on all TradeLocks products.
We’ll be slashing the VAT… read more >
The auto-locksmith market has recently seen a major change with Peugeot and Citroen cancelling all non-dealer licences, thus limiting the provision of key codes to dealers only. It is believed that other car manufacturers are set to follow suit.
This new development has found some Auto-Locksmiths struggling to… read more >
Over the past month we have seen some major changes to our sales team with the arrival of three regional Sales Managers and a new National Sales Manager, Dee Chamberlain. With these new team members, Pat McGinn in Ireland and Sealco looking after Scotland we now have all regions covered.
Being able to offer all of our customers a local Sales Representative is… read more >
For the past few months there has been one favoured topic of conversation as everyone eagerly awaited the arrival of the Fabricators Installers Trade Show. With all eyes in the industry watching the FIT Show to see if the years of hard work and hundreds of thousands of pounds spent were worth it, there was a lot of pressure on the organisers. However I think everyone will agree it was a… read more >
We have been busy here at UAP developing several innovative new products to be launched at the FIT Show.
MAX6MUM SECURITY 2 Star Handle
The new team members will be positioned all over the UK giving us National Sales coverage, meaning that our customers will have dedicated local representatives.
We enjoyed great success at the recent Locksmiths’ Exhibition with visitors flocking to our stand to try out the new Letterbox Tool Video Goggles and to take advantage of our exclusive show prices.
The TradeLocks team were kept busy demonstrating the latest accessory for Pink’s Letterbox Tool, our new Video Goggles. The Video Goggles went down really… read more >
We will be making our first appearance at the Hardware/DIY Home Garden Show where we’ll be launching MAX6MUM SECURITY, our new high-security guaranteed door hardware brand for homeowners.
The MAX6MUM SECURITY range includes the patented UAP+ Zero Lift Cylinder which is Anti-Bump, Anti-Snap, Anti-Drill and Anti-Pick; we are so confident that this high security cylinder cannot be… read more >
The FIT Show is just around the corner and everyone’s going! Well I don’t know if everyone is going but we definitely are and we have lots of exciting new things to show. We’ll be launching MAX6MUM SECURITY, our new high-security guaranteed door hardware brand for homeowners and we will be introducing the face of MAX6MUM SECURITY, our brand new… read more >
We like to try to make our customers lives a little easier by offering next day delivery as standard on all stocked products; however, we thought we could take this service to the next level by providing customers with a full and highly secure Master Key Suite next day.
After investing heavily in state of the art technology and highly… read more >
With the transfer window open, the UAP TradeLocks team have made
their latest signing in the form of accomplished locksmith, Warren Rockley.
Warren, who has over ten years experience running his own successful locksmith company in Stoke, will be joining us to take charge of the day to day running of the
locksmith supplies division of UAP… read more >
We have had a fantastic year at UAP and, because of the support we have received from our customers, we have been able to support others.
We will not be sending out Christmas cards this year, instead we will be showing our thanks by donating the money we would have spent to Shelter – The Housing & Homelessness Charity.
Did you know… read more >
There have recently been several comments made on the ALOI forums regarding UK promotions not being available to locksmiths in the Republic of Ireland. The Republic of Ireland is considered to be an export market which means that the… read more >
Leeds United are pleased to announce that UAP TradeLocks have signed an agreement to become the Official South Stand sponsor of Leeds United.
The new agreement will see the UAP brand adorn the mid fascia of the stand… read more >
UAP TradeLocks are delighted to announce the purchase of the rights to renowned Locksmith and Engineer, Chris Belcher’s curtain picks and other related tools. Chris has worked with UAP over the years to develop some fantastic tools that allow users to open safes and mortice locks.
Chris, who runs Bel-Chèr Locksmiths & Safe Engineers in… read more >
DCWC Nepal is a registered UK charity based in the Fylde area in the North West of England. The charity was formed to provide more effective support to its colleagues at the Development of Women and Children Centre in Nepal. It is difficult to put into words the level of commitment and support provided by DCWC Nepal, but after building 15 schools and… read more >