Keys and Locks

How to order keys and open locks.

Please note this page is for staff only.  Students should report any issues to their departmental office or for issues with accommodation should follow the instructions on the accommodation contact page.

If you have a problem with locks please phone our maintenance help desk 0116 252 2319/5851.

Issues with swipe/card access should be reported to the security lodge by phoning 0116 252 1282.

Please complete our key request form to order new and replacement keys.

Please order keys as soon as you know that you need them as delivery for some makes of keys can take as long as 4 weeks.

I ordered a key under the old system do I still need to fill in the key request form?
No.  Please check first that your key isn't already on order by phoning 2546.

I don't have an original key as that has been lost how do I find the key number?
Please look for a number on the door lock and then phone maintenance on 0116 252 2319/5851.  If there is no number or if the number isn't sufficient for us to locate the key number we might need to send somebody to look at the lock.

Why can't  I have the keys delivered in the internal post?
For security reasons all keys must be signed for.  Keys should be collected from the maintenance stores which are on central campus.

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Security (24/7)
0116 252 2023

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0116 252 2319


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0116 252 2546



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0116 252 2504

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0116 252 2888 (emergencies only)

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