Your Local 24-hour Emergency Locksmiths

Locked out? We're here to help around the clock

Day or night, come rain or shine - we're here to help you in Hertfordshire, Middlesex, North West London, North London and parts of Buckinghamshire and occasionally beyond (so just ask)!

We're just a phone call away, whether it's to open a locked door, replace a damaged lock or to provide a free security survey of your home.


Essential Locksmiths provides:

  • 24/7 availability
  • quick arrival where you need us within Hertfordshire, Middlesex, North London, North West London, plus parts of Buckinghamshire
  • competitive prices, agreed in advance


In emergencies, call us any time on 01923 888 925 or 07552 425 676.

Payment options

We accept many forms of payment

If you are suddenly locked out, you may not have cash on you. So for your convenience we carry a mobile credit and debit card terminal which accepts the following credit and debit cards:

Will beat any genuine quote

Give us a call and see

Our prices are very competitive and fair and there is no additional VAT to pay. After all we want you to use us again and recommend us to your family and friends. However, if you are quoted a cheaper price from another local locksmith let us know and we will try to beat that price for you. We will need to know the name of the locksmith and may request proof of the quote in writing. Remember, all our parts and work is fully guaranteed.

Trustworthy and friendly locksmith who will not let you down

Miles Hartzel

Essential Locksmiths is led by Miles Hartzel, a reliable and trustworthy engineer with over ten years experience who is Police Checked, fully qualified and an accredited member of the NNAL (National Network of Approved Locksmiths), the UKLA (UK Locksmith Association) and IBAL (The Institute of British Accredited Locksmiths).


A locksmith is a skilled professional, so leave the locks to the locksmiths, not the others!