South Bay's Full-Service Locksmith Industrial, Commercial, Residential, Automotive, Access Control

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San Pedro Lock & Key originally opened in 1922 as part of a bicycle shop owned by Jimmy Coughlin located on Pacific Avenue. In 1933 they separated the two businesses and his son Jimmy Coughlin Jr. moved the lock shop and named it San Pedro Lock & Key.

Jimmy Coughlin Jr. owned and operated San Pedro Lock & Key until 1971 when he retired. The business was purchased by Dave Garside. Several years later Dave Garside expanded the business with the purchase of Carson lock & Safe, Gardena Lock & Safe, Long Beach Lock & Key, and Paramount Lock & Safe.

Today the business is run by Dave’s son Alan Garside, along with a competent and experienced staff of six technicians. We always strive to provide the best service and products for our customers. With four service vans and two storefronts one at 464 w. 7th Street in San Pedro and one at 265 E. Carson Street in Carson. We offer a broad range of products and services for most any of your security needs.

San Pedro Lock & Key has provided South Bay and the surrounding areas from Santa Monica to Long Beach with top quality professional service for more than 80 years. Moreover, our locksmiths treat our clients as valued business partners. That is, we treat all of our clients as equals and value their input so that the end result satisfies both parties. We provide free consultations to evaluate your property, so that we can help you find the ideal locking system to meet your unique needs.

San Pedro Lock & Key is fully licensed, bonded, and insured. Our employees are factory trained and certified so that we can offer the highest quality and most knowledgeable service possible. Our staff takes great pride in their work and unrivalled dedication to our customers.

San Pedro Lock & Key is a full service locksmith. We provide expert sales, service, repair, and installation of locks, safes, and security products. Weather your security needs are automotive, residential, commercial, or electronic access control; we have a trained expert that will provide quality knowledgeable service. Contact us today to discover the San Pedro Lock & Key