UK Burglary Hotspots revelledJanuary 28, 2014
London and other large Cities have been revelled as the UK’s Burglary hotspots according to recent research from moneysupermarket.com, M21 in Manchester has the worst break-levels closely followed by SE24 in London, Liverpool, Birmingham and Leeds areas also feature in the top 20.
At the other end of the scale, 9 postcode areas are credited with no reported burglaries, these are scattered around the UK and include areas in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, however this is a reduction on the 16 areas from last year that had no reported insurance claims resulting from a break in.
Home break ins can be reduced by fitting and using the correct and effective locks to doors and windows, often households make it very easy for criminals to enter their property with some basic security flaws, this can include leaving door and windows open or unlocked. Home owners are encouraged to check their insurance documents for details of lock requirements, often insurance companies will specify the type and lock standards for doors and windows. Cases have been known where an insurance claim, following a robbery has been rejected as a result of incorrect locks or doors and windows having been left unsecured.
Here at locktrader we supply a wide range of locks for doors and secondary security items to suite all types and styles of doors and windows, if you are looking to upgrade your security levels but not sure of the best lock or security product, them please get in contact with us. We offer full impartial security advice to anyone that is not quite sure of which lock will best fit their door and locking requirements.