About Safe and Secure 24/7 Locksmiths & Security

Darrell, the owner launched Safe and Secure 24/7 Locksmiths & Security in January 2011 after having served 30 years as a police officer, 28 of those in London and the last two on secondment with Dyfed-Powys Police.

Darrell underwent extensive training with the Master Locksmiths Asscociation and others additionally, he spent a year at electrical college.

Darrell is able to keep up to date with current burglary trends and methods of entry used. Additionally he attends regular re-training with the Master Locksmiths Association and others.

When you choose Safe and Secure 24/7 Locksmiths & Security, Darrell is CRB checked and security vetted and is able to look at your security from a unique perspective of knowing rather than guessing how criminals act and think, combined with his vast product knowledge.

Over the past few years we have worked hard to build a solid reputation offering first class security advice and installations.

We have two main focuses:


We offer routine and 24/7 emergency Locksmith services both domestic and commercial.

Our commercial customers include, housing associations, estate agents, Powys County Council, Shropshire County Council, many local holiday parks, shops and supermarkets as well as domestic residential customers.

Our services range from people locked out, doors (Including UPVC) not locking or unlocking, key cutting services, lock and security repairs and upgrades (See relevant page for full details)


Having worked most of his working life as a police officer, Darrell understands how devastating it is to be a victim of crime and has never lost the passion for helping people not to become a victim, we genuinely care about our customers’ security.

We are able to offer unbiased expert security advice based on policing and security knowledge combined with our product knowledge of the ever developing security market. 

We sell and install safes, Intruder and Medical alarm systems and CCTV and can source, supply and install any locks or other security equipment.

Darrell’s operational policing background both uniform & crime provides him a unique perspective when undertaking security reviews both in terms of the prevention of domestic or commercial acquisitive crime such as burglary, or other theft, general target hardening or the prevention of harm to persons or property that combined with my knowledge of locking and security products makes for a very sound combination when offering security advice.

Safe and Secure 24/7 Locksmiths & Security have developed an excellent reputation for reliability, professionalism, quality of service and value for money. We aim for nothing less than 100% customer satisfaction and we will continue to develop a sound company reputation.

We look forward to helping you,

Darrell Shephard

Meadow View Barn, Berriew, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8AU.