Euro cylinder locks are the most common uPVC door locks. They are predominantly used throughout Europe, hence the name Euro lock. We stock many Euro cylinder locks from hardware security brands such as Yale, VERSA, UAP, Ultion as well as our own brand cylinder locks. The difficulty with some euro cylinders however is that they can be snapped, leaving your property at a disadvantage, that’s why we are proud to call ourselves an approved Avocet ABS Elite Centre.

What’s an ABS Elite Centre?

Avocet elite centre’s guarantee the customer the latest technology and first rate service. Only certain locksmith’s are chosen to be an elite centre. At Home Secure we cut all our keys in-house. Only ABS elite locksmith centre’s can cut your Avocet key blanks. We can securely deliver your euro cylinder locks with as many keys as you require.

The keys require specialist machinery to cut them and have a smooth dimpled effect with no sharp edges making them impossible to forge or copy.You can register your keys using the unique code on the card that comes with your keys.


  • Master Locksmiths Association
  • TS007 3 Star Rating
  • British Standards Institute
  • Police Preferred Specifications

Simply put Avocet ABS locks are one of the leading high security locks on the market, their reputation within the security industry is second to none. Avocet locks conform to British Standards and complies with TS007:2012 3 star security standards. It is regularly chosen by industry experts as the most secure lock to prevent lock-snapping.

In fact it is one of only a handful of cylinder locks that has achieved the SS312 sold secure diamond standard. When shopping for security items whether it be a door lock, garage lock or simply a lock for your motorbike or steering wheel you should always look for the products that have been tested and approved by the Sold Secure team.

On all ABS euro locks the anti-snap security is focused on the outside part of the lock only. This makes sure that maximum strength is given to the inner part of the lock – the part that has the job of securing your door.

Avocet ABS euro cylinder locks are built in 5mm increments so there are numerous sizes to choose from. They range from 30mm to 60mm so will fit into most door sizes, making them very easy to retro fit. They come in euro thumb turn options and even half cylinder options so there is a great deal of choice.

Avocet make other great products also such as their corrosion resistant uPVC door handles and their excellent replacement uPVC window handles.

See our video below on how to install the unbreakable Avocet ABS euro cylinder lock: