About us

Essential Locksmiths: your experts in locks and home security

Miles Hartzel, Owner of Essential Locksmiths

Based in Northwood and Stanmore; Essential Locksmiths supports a 24-hour, 7 days a week mobile locksmith service throughout Hertfordshire, Middlesex, North London and North West London, plus parts of Buckinghamshire. Essential Locksmiths is led by Miles Hartzel, a reliable and trustworthy engineer who is Police Checked, fully qualified and an accredited member of the NNAL (National Network of Approved Locksmiths ), the UKLA (UK Locksmith Association) and most recently IBAL (The Institute of British Accredited Locksmiths).

Essential Locksmiths will beat any genuine quote by another locksmith and all parts and work is fully guaranteed.


The advantages of Essential Locksmiths include:

  • friendly, reliable and trustworthy who will not let you down
  • prompt, professional attention to your requests
  • a 24/7 round-the-clock emergency service
  • fair, transparent prices with no VAT to pay

Come rain or shine... or even snow!