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 |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 […]

By Ian Hetherington |February 17, 2023 | FAQs

How do I work out the lock handing for my gate?

Left- or right-handed? And no, we aren’t talking about which hand you write with, but the handing of your lock. Some locks have a specific handing which determines how it can be installed on your gate and it is one of the considerations to make before deciding on the right lock and hardware for your […]

By Veronika Mølbæk |February 01, 2023 | Case study

Case study: Hospital staff entrance gate

To secure a hospital staff entrance gate at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King’s Lynn, local fencing company, Robert Fencing, used products purchased from Signet Locks. Products used: BQK lock BQS shroud BSK keep GSBW gate closer The project Robert Fencing was commissioned with putting up a mesh fence and single gate to restrict access to […]

By Veronika Mølbæk |February 01, 2023 | Case study

Case study: Keyless timber gate lock saves the day

Case study: The Superlatch installed by Dan Reynolds, RLM Locksmiths. When RLM Locksmiths found themselves with a gate lock that didn’t quite work, they had to find a new lock quickly for their customer’s timber gate. Luckily, Signet and the Superlatch managed to save the day!   Avoiding muddy paw prints The customer wanted a […]