AAC Logo 9001Retrofit only use the best van security solutions on the market and that’s why we use Locks 4 Vans products. They are recognised as the industry leader in aftermarket security lock solutions for vans and light commercial vehicles.

Like them, Retrofit are customer focused and passionate about reducing van crime.

If you’re looking van security locks fitting near you in Birmingham and the West Midlands, then look no further than Retrofit.

With over 30 years’ experience in the business, Retrofit are an ISO9001 Approved Company that combine technical expertise and very competitive pricing with outstanding customer service.

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Van Deadlocks Fitted Birmingham

Van Deadlocks Fitted Birmingham

A van deadlock is a mechanical deadlock operating independently from the manufacturers’ locking system.

It is very similar to a hook lock however the deadlock engages a ‘straight bolt’ into its opposing body section. Operated by its high-security external key under full control of the driver.

This van lock solution is suitable for owner-drivers or applications where the driver can be relied upon to operate the lock. Retrofit recommend L4V Deadlock for use on the vehicles cab doors.

Van Slamlock Fitted Birmingham

Van Slamlock Fitted Birmingham

A Slamlock is primarily designed for couriers, multi-drop delivery drivers and any operations where a driver may be regularly in and out of a loading area throughout the day.

Retrofit recommend the L4V Slamlock as it safeguards against the driver forgetting to lock the doors.

Once the door is shut it locks automatically and can only be opened using the L4V Slamlock key, dramatically reducing the chances of theft.

Ford Van Replacement Lock Fitting Birmingham

Ford Van Replacement Lock Fitting

With our many years of experience in the vehicle security industry, we often find that Ford van driver door locks can easily be overcome by picking or forcing the cylinder.

That’s why here at Retrofit recommend the L4V Ford Replacement Lock.

The replacement lock is a high-security replacement barrel and bezel that has been designed to withstand exactly these types of attacks from would-be thieves.

Hook Lock Fitting Birmingham

Hook Lock Fitting Birmingham

A Hook Lock is a mechanical deadlock operating independently from the manufacturers’ locking system.

A deadlocking hook bolt engages into its opposing body section. Operated by its high-security external key under full control of the driver.

The hook lock is most suitable for owner-drivers or applications where the driver can be relied upon to operate the lock. Retrofit recommend the Hook Lock is fitted to both the side and rear door.

Van Security Locks: Frequently Asked Questions

What are the best security locks for vans?

It is often dependant on the vehicle as to the best security lock for vans however we believe that deadlocks from Locks 4 Vans are often the best solution. However we can fit a wide range of security locks for vans, so give us a call and we can advise on the best security lock for your van. Retrofit are an ISO9001 Approved Company that combine technical expertise and very competitive pricing with outstanding customer service.

What is the best anti theft device for vans?

Engine immobilisers and deadlocks are the best anti-theft device for vans and light commercial vehicles. They will add fantastic levels of security to your van, making it really secure and giving you great peace of mind. 

How can I make my van more secure?

You can make you van more secure by installing an engine immobiliser and deadlocks. Retrofit are happy to work with you to find the best solution for you and your vehicle - just give us a call on 0121 382 7720 and we'll be happy to help. With over 30 years’ experience in the business, Retrofit are an ISO9001 Approved Company that combine technical expertise and very competitive pricing with outstanding customer service.

Are van deadlocks any good?

Yes, van deadlocks are an excellent deterrent which can save thousands in repairs and tool theft. They have been tried and tested over many years and offer great additional security for your van. If you're considering having a deadlock installed on your van, then get in touch and our team of van security experts, with over 30 years' experience, and they will secure your van.

How can I stop my van from being stolen?

There are any number of steps you can take to stop your van from being stolen and many are beyond the scope of locking technology but if you really want to deter the theft of your van, then installing an engine immobiliser and deadlocks are excellent methods of prevention.

How can I stop my van from breaking into?

  • Always lock your van when it is unattended
  • Keep your keys safe and out of sight
  • Don't leave valuable tools visible in the van
  • Ideally, remove all valuable from the van at night or when you're away for extended periods of time
  • Install additional lsecurity measures that go above and beyond careful best practice. Retrofit suggest installing engine immobiliser and deadlocks

How much does it cost to fit a deadlock on a van?

Deadlocks offer great security for your van and give a level of protection that is makes casual theft very difficult. Retrofit's expert technicians can supply and fit a deadlock for your van for £123.00 +VAT PER DOOR.

What are the best van door locks?

Retrofit have been using Locks4vans ultimate locks for a number of years and believe that they offer the best protection and security for your van. If you're looking to get the best van door locks installed locally, call us today and Retrofit will give you and your business additional peace of mind.

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