Experienced Locksmiths in Melbourne

Lock Smith and Barrel was established by Jon Ian Ellis. Jon is a highly qualified locksmith with more than 25 years’ experience in the industry. He started out as an apprentice locksmith for a firm in Kent, England. Deciding that he enjoyed working on the road, Jon joined South Coast Locksmiths in Brighton. It was here that he honed and refined his technical locksmith skills through intensive training and extensive experience. This saw Jon qualifying as a master locksmith. He has worked as a locksmith in many countries – even working for the UN in East Timor at one point!

In addition to skills and experience, Jon possesses the insight and determination to provide expert locksmith solutions. His motto is do the job as if you were doing it for yourself. This passion and attention to detail has seen Lock Smith and Barrel become one of the most trusted locksmith firms in Melbourne.

Jon is a certified member of the Master Locksmiths’ Association and the British Locksmiths’ Institute.

Trust the Professionals

At Lock Smith and Barrel we understand that your safety is a primary concern. That’s why we strive to provide fast and reliable services and quality locksmith solutions. Our team of qualified professionals is not only reliable but incredibly trustworthy too.

Safe and Convenient Payment

Lock Smith and Barrel offers a mobile EFTPOS payment facility. This provides safe and convenient transactions. It’s just another way that we strive to offer all our clients the best possible customer service.

Our Guarantee

If your property is within certain areas in Melbourne, we guarantee that we will be at your premises within the hour.


Here's a list of services that Lock, Smith and Barrel can expertly provide:

UPVc, video and door entry systems

All types of locks supplied, fitted, repaired and re-keyed

Safe opening

Key cutting while you wait

Security shutters

Residential and automotive lock-outs