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About Washington Locksmith

Washington Locksmith Service has been a consistent and trustworthy Locksmith Service in the Tyne and Wear area since 2000. However our roots in locksmithing go back to 1946 and our official date of business was March 3rd 1948 when our founder the late John Taylor opened our first shop in Gateshead. We are Taylors Locksmiths of Washington known as Washington Locksmith Service.

We are a 3rd generation master locksmith business and the oldest in the Northeast of England. 

We are part of the Guild of the Master Locksmiths, City and Guilds trained. Full DBS  checked and work alongside local police and fire services. 

We also work with local schools, NHS and council. Visit our main website at www.taylorslocksmiths.co.uk

Trusted Washington Locksmith

Our Washington Tyne and Wear Locksmiths Have You Covered

Washington Locksmith Service are proud to be a master locksmiths which means we have more than ten years of experience in locksmithing, each of our locksmiths are trained to the highest standard in the UK and have no criminal records, are full CRB / DBS checked and carry a full insurance, we are trusted tradesmen that work with local council, police and emergency services along with solicitors to landlords and estate agents.

All of our locksmiths use body worn cameras and high visibility jackets and carry full ID with secure line for you to check their ID. 

guild of master locksmiths

We carry the guild logo as we have more than ten years of locksmithing behind us, which means we are classed as Master Locksmiths.

Guild of Master Locksmiths


We only fit British Standard to make sure we don't invalidate your home insurance. Other locksmith fit cheap locks that don't last long and will void your insurance and could stop you been reinsured for home, car or life insurance as you will have committed insurance fraud.

British Standard Locks


Washington Locksmith Service are also City and Guilds Qualified locksmiths, we have also undertaken the Master Locksmith Award which is a 3 year locksmith training program.

City and Guilds Qualified Locksmiths