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Master Locksmiths Association (MLA)

The Master Locksmiths Association (MLA) was established over 50 years ago to set and promote standards of conduct, practice and materials within the locksmithing industry. The MLA is recognised as the authoritative body for locksmithing by the police, home office and other leading organisations such as the British Standards Institute.

As a not for profit association, the MLA ensures its member companies undergo strict vetting procedures so the public, government and industry receive the appropriate service and advice. CLASS is an MLA Approved Company and share the MLA’s ethos that ‘skill and integrity’ remain paramount in locksmithing and are able to provide sound advice based on knowledge and experience.

CLASS’ managing director Colin Rose is chair of the North East division of the MLA.

Sold Secure

Established in 1992 by Northumbria and Essex Police with the help and backing of the Home Office, Sold Secure is an independent premier testing and certification house for security products. Sold Secure is dedicated to reducing the risk of crime through the assessment of the quality and security level offered by a wide range of security products.

Sold Secure is a sister company of the Master Locksmiths Association and CLASS’ managing director Colin Rose sits on the board of directors.

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