A Guide to Types of Banham Patent Locks

As experienced independent Banham locksmiths in London we are often asked, what are the best Banham locks, why Banham locks are so expensive and are Banham locks are worth it? In this post we explain everything you need to know about most popular Banham locks.

Banham Lock Features

Banham door locks are made with a high security 6 pin drill resistant cylinder that has a security key protected patent. Most Banham locks meet British Standard BS 3621, the standard required for insurance purposes. All Banham locks have the Secured by Design accreditation.

Why Choose Patent Locks?

The advantage of choosing patent locks is that you can rest assured that if you give your keys to a builder or a tradesperson they will not be able to get additional keys cut. As independent lock specialists, we fit Banham patent locks as well as other high quality patent lock brands at a range of prices. It is important to choose the best lock for each individual circumstance.

Choosing the Best Door Locks for Your Property

Having the best locks on your door can increase your security levels and save you money on home insurance permiums. If you are interested in high security lock installation our experts can provide you with professional advice on the best locks for your door.

Find lots of advice on the best locks in our blog and read about the 4 main types of Banham locks here.

1) Banham L2000 Rim Deadbolt

Banham door lock
Banham M2002 Mortice Deadlock

This Banham rim deadbolt is a self deadlocking lock that is very easy on the eye from both sides of the door.

It is also one of the few Rim deadlocks on the market that conforms to the latest insurance standard BS3621 2007.

The Banham L2000 nightlatch is our best selling Banham lock.

2) Banham M2002 Cylinder Mortice Deadlock

The M2002 Banham lock is a British standard Banham mortice deadlock with a hook bolt, preventing intrusion from anyone seeking to spread the door.

It features bolt through escutcheons to add extra strength to the door as well as a high security 10” strike plate on the door frame.

Banham M2003 Deadlock

The Banham M2003 is similar to the M2002 but it features an internal thumb turn. It complies with fire regulations and conforms to BS8621

Banham M5000 Deadlock

The Banham M5000 cylinder mortice lock is similar to the M2002. It is a British Standard mortice deadlock with a hook lock that is on a patented key system, but it has a Euro Profile cylinder.

3) Banham M5000 Cylinder Mortice Deadlock

Banham lock installed in Knightsbridge
Banham Locks in Kensington

The Banham M5000 is a BS3621 insurance approved mortice deadlock.

It comes with a 6 pin patented security cylinder, bolt through security escutcheons to strengthen the door, as well as a hook bolt to prevent the door being spread.

The M5000 can be keyed alike to most existing Banham locks, padlocks and grilles. It is also available with a knob operation on the inside to comply with fire regulations.

Banham M5008 Deadlock

The Banham M5008 deadlock is like the M5000. It is a British Standard mortice deadlock with a hook lock that is on a patented key system but it has a thumbturn on the inside for easy escape.

4) Banham EL4000 Rim Deadbolt with Electric Release

The Banham EL4000 Deadbolt with Electric release is a high security auto deadlocking nightlatch perfect for a communal door or for someone who requires an electric release.

With its drill resistant patented cylinder and the 10” strike plate it offers a high security lock suitable for both communal doors and houses. It comes with an electric release either standard or 12 volt DC strikeplate.

This lock can also be keyed alike to other Banham registered key locks such as collapsible grilles, padlocks or door locks.

Other Types of Banham Locks

Other types of Banham locks are the Banham NS300 and the Banham G7130 Sash Mortice lock.

Banham NS3000 Narrow Stile Nightlatch

The NS3000 is suitable for narrow doors where there is not enough depth to fit a standard 60mm night latch lock.

Banham G7130 Sash Mortice

The G7130 is suitable for internal doors you wish to have on a patented key and to integrate with door furniture.

Professional Advice on High Security Banham Lock Installation

If you are based in London or Hertfordshire and need advice on choosing the best high security locks for your door we can help. Our MLA approved experts are knowledgeable and experienced and install a range of high security and patent locks to suit a range of budgets.

Whether you are looking for Banham lock fitting or less expensive high quality alternatives to Banhams locks we can help. Contact us for more information.

How can we help you?

For professional security advice and information call to speak directly to Martin, our Master Locksmith and security specialist.

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