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About Southington Security

Where you safety and security comes first!

Southington Security Services is a family owned lock, safe, and security business that has been serving the Southington, Connecticut community and its surrounding towns for over 35 years.

Gilbert Wade

Gilbert Wade

Gilbert Wade

Diane Wade

Established in 1977 by Lester H. Harris, the business is now owned and operated by his son Gilbert N. Wade, Certified Professional Locksmith and Certified Professional Safetech. Besides Gil, his son, Wesley Wade, has joined our staff as our full time locksmith, making us a 3rd generation Professional Security business. Jason White, our apprentice locksmith, waits on customers and works in our shop. Barbara will usually answer the phone and schedule appointments. Diane oversees and manages the complete Southington Security operation.

We service commercial, residential, automotive, industrial, and contract maintenance companies. Some of the services we provide to customers include hardware installation, access control and restricted key systems, automotive locks serviced and replaced, locks re-keyed, exit/panic devices installed and repaired, safes sold, serviced, and installed.

Our Vision:

To become Connecticut’s strongest and most valued supplier of security products and services to businesses, consumers and the Locksmith community.


Provide security solutions to commercial and residential customers. Empower our customers to experience the positive results in conducting business with us. Support the talents and expertise of qualified service personnel employed by us.

Mission Statement:

Our mission is to secure all that is important to you, providing security solutions through education, the expertise of qualified security personnel and empowerment.