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Van locks and additional security are now essential. Vans are broken into every 23 minutes in the UK. Don’t become a statistic. We provide a high quality van lock installation service to help prevent your property being stolen. Our van lock fittings are performed by highly qualified technicians and come with a 12 month guarantee.


Installation Considerations for Absolute Locks


Proper installation is crucial for the effectiveness of absolute locks in securing vans. From choosing the right lock type to ensuring correct placement and integration with existing security systems, several factors need to be considered to maximize security and functionality. In this blog, we’ll discuss important considerations for the installation of absolute locks on vans, helping owners make informed decisions and achieve optimal security outcomes.

List of Installation Considerations:

  1. Lock Type Selection: Choose the appropriate type of absolute lock based on security needs, door configuration, and compatibility with the van’s make and model.
  2. Professional Installation: While some absolute locks can be installed DIY, complex systems may require professional installation to ensure proper fit and functionality.
  3. Placement and Alignment: Install absolute locks in a strategic location that provides maximum security, ensuring proper alignment with door mechanisms and frames.
  4. Integration with Existing Security Systems: If the van is equipped with a central locking system or alarm, ensure that the absolute lock integrates seamlessly for comprehensive security coverage.
  5. Testing and Calibration: After installation, thoroughly test the absolute lock to ensure smooth operation and reliability, making any necessary adjustments or calibrations as needed.


Proper installation is essential for the effectiveness of absolute locks in securing vans. By considering factors such as lock type selection, professional installation, placement, integration with existing systems, and testing, van owners can ensure that their absolute locks provide reliable protection against theft and unauthorized access.

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Absolute Locks is a well-established company that has been providing exceptional locksmith services since its establishment in 2008. With a focus on van racking and vehicle security, we have become a trusted name in the industry throughout Yorkshire & the U.K.

Led by Karl Pearson & Andrew Dunn who is an accredited master locksmith , the directors of Absolute Locks, the company is committed to offering professional and reliable services to its customers.

“Fitted van locks at my work place meaning no downtime, very pleased” – Steven Miers – Plumber – Wakefield

“Extremely happy with the van locks and racking for our fleet” – Richard Brown – Electricians – Manchester