About us

Proprietor using special chisels, files and saws to sculpt bespoke ornate Brass key bows for locks removed from a highly ornate large chest of bespoke made drawers. Plate Brass is the material being worked here.

The finished job below

Experts in the repair and restoration of antique safe and property door locks


We manufacture most replacement components for obsolete locks and antique locks. If they cannot be repaired, we can often make replacements to original standard/specification.


We bespoke manufacture key blanks of special designs and sizes for antique safe and property door locks that cannot be obtained "off a shelf". We guarantee a better and stronger quality compared to equivalent mass produced/cast examples.


D. R. Lock Restoration and Repair have a long-standing reputation as master craftsmen with over 60 years experience in all aspects of restoration and repair of quality antique/safe locks and keys. Trained by world renowned master locksmiths and safe engineers, our craftsmanship is amongst the finest in the industry with collections restored worldwide.


The advantages of D. R. Lock Restoration and Repair include:

1) Prompt, professional attention to your requests.

2) Fair, transparent prices.

3) Long-standing experience in all aspects of restoration and repair.

4) Efficient service.

5) The finest craftsmanship.

6) Collections worldwide.

7) Museum/display standards.