About Us

Where a quality service and competitive prices go hand in hand. 

The longest established independent family locksmiths in Northampton. 

What makes us special

Honest advice

We will always try and understand your needs and offer you the best solution, not necessarily the most expensive option. Customer relationships are important to us, the number of repeat customers we have is evidence of our focus on the customer.

Family business

We are a family run business who have a long and proud history. A father and daughter team who live and work in Northampton, we understand the local community and aim to meet their security needs.

Retail premises

There are a number of mobile locksmiths in the area but we are only one of two locksmiths in Northampton with a retail shop. Customers can reach us by phone or email but also visit the shop for that face to face to explain their security needs.

We go the extra mile

If the large chain stores can't meet your key cutting needs they will send you away. Northampton Locksmiths Ltd will always try and order blanks for those more unusual key types to satisfy the local customer.

Meet the team

Alan Joynes
Director & Founder

Alan started his own business in 1965 working from 2 lock up garages and back then it was mainly carpentry and lock fitting.  Over the years the business grew and was based in various sites eventually moving to Milton Street where Alan employed over 15 staff.  These premises had large workshops, offices and a retail shop and services included boarding up and replacing shop windows, supplying and fitting domestic wooden, aluminium and UPVC doors and windows.

In 1988 the business moved to Birchfield Road East and concentrated on locks, keys, trophies and engraving.

Alan loves his gardening and making home brewed wine and beer.

Sharon Joynes
Sharon Joynes

Sharon started working on Saturdays in the family business; on leaving school in 1985 this became a full time job for her.  The family business was very different back then and was based in Milton Street where she did a variety of jobs including fitting shop and domestic windows as well as cutting keys and fitting locks. 

Years of experience and an understanding of how a lock works really helps when cutting keys especially if a customer has had keys cut elsewhere and they don’t fit.

Sharon is the person you will most likely see in the shop and her many jobs include answering the phone, cutting keys, engraving trophies as well as the accounts.

Sharon is involved in Scouting, loves camping and playing badminton.

Northampton's Premier Locksmith

Where a quality service and competitive prices go hand in hand

Working hours

Monday-Friday: 8:30-17:00 Hrs

Shop Address

166 Birchfield Road East
Northampton NN3 2HF
Phone:01604 713271 / 713406