Unlocking solutions since 1940
Master Locksmiths

Friday 11 February

We are having some phone issues at the moment and working to rectify asap.
You should still be able to contact us through our main numbers and someone will help you, however, of you know email or cell of person
you are dealing with them please contact them directly!



Our renovations are underway

And our brand new showroom, shop and workshop and just months away

Please stay clear of the construction area and access our temporary shop just down the driveway
to the left of our building

Same great service, support, and products
Same hours

Monday to Friday 8.00am – 5.00pm
Saturday 9.00am – 3.00pm

Innovative Solutions

James Bull Access and Security are becoming known for their problem solving, and solution focus, treating each project as unique and looking to provide what’s best for requirements. Check out some of the most recent developments and solutions just in case one of them looks right....

The key...
is not the key...

Manage access in and out of your home, from an app on your phone

We have a great range of options to reduce all the stress associated with losing the spare key, and the kids being locked out of home

Facing challenges getting in and out?

Our A Series Swing door closer is a perfect solution to make it easier...

This door closer option can be adapted to operate with any form of access control, making it the perfect solution for improving disabled access.

For expert Sales, Service & Support

We can provide the most extensive range of locks, keys, safes and access control systems in the Christchurch.

Not all locks are the same, and neither are our clients and their needs.

Call us now on 0508 234 234, or call in
just over the Colombo overbridge, with free off street carparking waiting for you!


We access, supply and install hardware on some significant commercial projects in New Zealand



We provide access and security solutions for all your residential requirements, from home owners to developers



We can resolve all your automotive access issues, from a new transponder to your garage door remote

Our core expertise

James Bull Access and Security can access any range of products you may be looking for and with their scale of operation they can assure you of highly competitive pricing

Our approach has always been to explore the best solutions for your needs

No need is too small or too big for our team who thrive on the challenge to find the right solution for you

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James Bull can source and supply most access and security products

Whatever it is that solves your challenge, James Bull will be able to get it for you.


Installation is one of key services and all products we sell can be installed by us

Our skilled qualified tradespeople are your experts when it comes to installing the great products we sell


James Bull provide service and back up all the products we sell and install

Our commitment to support and back up is a big part of our complete solution for you and your project

Featured Solutions

Manage people in and out of your home with ease

Yale Assure Digital Locks take away for the need for keys, while giving you flexibility to allow access in and out of home all from your smartphone. Provides real time access and information about access, and those using the door, while completely doing away with the need for keys!

SMARTair real time access control is here

Discover the immense possibilities of SMARTair that are now available as a serious contender when considering access control. Multiple ways to access and getting an audit trail of those coming and going is great. And all wireless, removing the need to retro fit and wire!

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Why work with us?

We work with you to provide the best solution, looking smart, functionally sound and ultimately keeping you safe and secure, wherever that may be. Always.

With the ability to manage a large government tendered development to a residential home are dynamic teams scale to meet needs best


Being dynamic and proactive enables us to approach all projects looking to provide the best possible solution for you and your client


With over 80 years in the business we seen the changes, and adeptly moved rapidly to stay ahead while retaining immense experience. Add to that our commercial expertise you have a great mix!


Access to almost any product available at competitive pricing gives us a great edge when providing you with the best options to consider

Our highly valued suppliers

James Bull Access and Security can access any range of products you may be looking for and with their scale of operation they can assure you of highly competitive pricing
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Visit our Showroom

Where there is always a free car park waiting for you!

Get directions here: Open in Google Maps