Blog, Announcements and Security Advice

Christmas Opening Hours – 2018

We’d like to remind you that Rossells Security Ltd will be closed during the festive period to allow all our staff to relax with their families. May we briefly take this opportunity to thank all of our customers for their support during 2018. We’ve had a very busy year with hundreds of projects completed. Everyone is really looking forward what 2019 will bring. A limited number of engineers will be providing cover during the festive period, with priority given to our [...]

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It’s our 90th Birthday

It was in November, 90 years ago that Sydney Rossell, after travelling over from Canada to Leicester, started his own locksmith business called S.Rossell and Sons. If you want the full story, read more about the journey on our ‘About Us’ website section; however the short version is, that it paved the way for the great success that Rossells is today. Rossells is definitely one of many underdog success stories in Leicester. A small locksmiths, developing it’s customer base and [...]

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When your Security IS the problem

Sadly, taking proactive steps to protect you, your family or business is a necessary step in today’s world to give you real peace of mind. Criminals are getting smarter, our police ever more stretched and the whole thing just feels more out of control. However there is some good news… As technology moves forward we have more choices as to the systems and devices available and they are more accessible than they have ever been – often you can be just a [...]

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P J Alarms – Sold in August 2016

On 30th of August 2016, PJ Alarms of Leicester were acquired by an international alarm giant, with all customers automatically transferred into a new contract. It was a sad day for the industry, as although a competitor to Rossells, we knew some of the team very well. Customers used P J Alarms because they were a local independent, with a strong reputation for customer service in the Leicester. Nobody can blame the two directors for selling the company to [...]

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Dealing with burglary – for the home owner

We hope it never happens to you, but if it does, remembering just a few tips from this article might help you keep your cool, in a very emotionally stressful situation. After a burglary is discovered, the most obvious first phone call is usually to the police, and then to your spouse or housemate. Quite often we’re the third phone call people make, as people understandably need to feel reassured that the property is safe again. Here we’re offering [...]

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Christmas Opening Hours – 2017

Rossells Security will be closed for the Christmas holiday period, allowing our staff to relax with their families. A limited number of engineers will be providing cover during the festive period, with priority given to our contract customers. Our Christmas opening times for the Trade Counter and Office are as follows: Friday 22nd December: Open 8:00am – Early PM Saturday 23rd December: CLOSED Sunday 24th December: CLOSED Monday 25th December (Christmas Day): CLOSED Tuesday 26th December: CLOSED Wednesday 27th December: CLOSED Thursday 28th December: CLOSED Friday 29th December: CLOSED Saturday 30th [...]

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Keep your home secure this Christmas

Christmas is nearly here, and we wanted to give everyone some quick tips to make sure they’re keeping mindful of their home security during December. We totally understand, we’re all too busy in December… socialising, shopping, organising travel arrangements and making sure we’re thinking about everyone close to our hearts. All of this whilst trying to enjoy the feel-good factor that Christmas brings us. We have no doubt that home improvements will be the last thing on your mind, [...]

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Please Avoid the Scammers – TheLocksmiths24/7.co.uk

A local company / person is using our name in their advertising to trick customers into thinking that they are using calling ourselves, but actually are using another company. When searching for us on Google, a company called KIRILOVS LTD is showing the following advert on Google: The websites we’re aware that they are operating under are: thelocksmiths247.co.uk and unlockers247.co.uk We need to stop their behavior as soon as possible, and all attempts to reason with them so far have failed. Whilst we’re [...]

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Frequently Asked Home Intruder Alarm Questions answered by our experts

Every day our team get asked many questions during burglar alarm service visits, and we thought we’d put together the most popular questions here, along with answers from our experts. We’ve focussed on the most popular questions, but if you have any other questions, please just ask.   Can I have a remote fob attached to my keys? Yes, a small battery powered device can be attached to your keys, allowing you to arm and disarm the alarm from anywhere in your [...]

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One Year On – London Road to Heanor Street

I’ll admit, I was asked to write this back in August when it was exactly one year on, but the world of Rossells is a very busy place and this has sadly had to wait. This year has been the craziest year since my time in the company, and we haven’t stopped once to catch our breath. It’s been both exhausting and fantastic all at the same time; the whole team should be so proud of what we’ve achieved. For [...]

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