By Veronika Mølbæk |August 15, 2023 | FAQs

How to measure the throw of your weld-in lock

THE DIFFERENT MEASUREMENTS Weld-in locks are installed as part of the gate frame. The latch or deadbolt can therefore cover a larger gap as it doesn’t have to go through the gate frame to reach the gate post. In this FAQ article we will tell you all the dimensions you could want when it comes […]

By Veronika Mølbæk |June 09, 2023 | Case study

Which lock to use for cycle storage?

With the pandemic boom and rising fuel costs, bicycles have become an increasingly popular form of transport, especially in big cities. With an influx of bicycles, you need somewhere to store them. We are therefore also seeing more cycle storage shelters pop up in new and existing residential areas. In this blog, we will talk […]

By Veronika Mølbæk |May 03, 2023 | Case study

Case study: Keyless digital lock for sports grounds

To secure an unmanned area at the Star Community Hub, Tremorfa in Cardiff, the South Wales Sports Grounds team needed a keyless lock solution. Read how they solved their problem by going to Signet Locks. Sports grounds are important for local sports clubs and teams. Ensuring these facilities are safe and secure is of the […]

By Ian Hetherington |March 27, 2023 | Locks

Bolt-on gate locks: What are the differences between our ranges?

There are several different types of locks for external gates and they of course have certain features, which will determine the best lock for your gate. In this article, we will explain the benefits of bolt-on gate locks and compare our two most popular ranges – the Select Pro and the Superlock. What is a […]

By Veronika Mølbæk |March 13, 2023 | Case study

Gate hardware for marinas and yacht clubs

At Signet Locks we are experts in metal gate hardware. And we’re also located close to the sea, so if there is something we know it is the corroding nature of seaside air and how quickly it affects metal gate hardware. Gate hardware for marinas therefore takes special consideration. But you can still get the […]

By Veronika Mølbæk |March 10, 2023 | Case study

Case study: Emsworth Yacht Harbour gate closing mechanism

The Emsworth Yacht Harbour is a family-owned marina located at the Chichester Harbour in West Sussex. Like other marinas, security is a high priority to ensure their members can leave their boats and belongings at the marina without worrying. Having an electric access system is naturally a great solution if it is possible to add […]

By Veronika Mølbæk |March 01, 2023 | Case study

Case study: Holy Loch Marina – digital keypad lock for marinas

Holy Loch Marina – Digital keypad lock for marinas: Located on the Cowal Peninsula on the River Clyde in Scotland is the Holy Loch Marina. A frequently visited area thanks to the scenic location, the facilities manager at Holy Loch Marina was looking for an addition to their locking solution to allow users to access […]

By Veronika Mølbæk |February 24, 2023 | Case study

Case study: Securing your private estate

In the UK, one of the top weekend pass-times is going for a long country walk and enjoy the scenery. It can be difficult for the walkers to identify when they are moving onto private land, and estate owners naturally want to make this clear and secure their estates while not interfering with the beauty […]

By Ian Hetherington |February 23, 2023 | Locks

The best locks to secure a wooden gate with

There are many benefits to having a lockable garden gate. Security, keeping your children safe and your pets protected. No matter the reason, finding the best gate lock for your wooden gate can be a minefield. Don’t worry though, we’re here to help you secure a wooden gate the best way. What you need to […]