Unlocking solutions since 1940

Residential solutions designed for you

Never before have you had the option for so many smart, good looking solutions for securing your home.

Keyless solutions, and good looking hardware ranges result in plenty of choice!

Some featured solutions

Have you considered some of these solutions your project. While we can access any products for you this site showcases products and solutions that are reliable, supported and made to give you the security that you are looking for!

Need to manage the kids?

Are you needing better way to know who is actually coming and going from home

These revolutionary locks are ideal for your family. Simply manage entry with code, via bluetooth from your phone. Can be fitted to most doors easily.

Worried about those precious rings, and things?

Protect your most valuable items for travel by securing them in a safe

Yale Mini safes are the ideal solution for ensuring your passports are always where you want them to be. Safe, Secure and Accessible!

Keep your children safe from the pool today

Keen to see who is at the door?

Knock, knock... I see you!

Get to see who comes to your door from inside, or out and about on your phone. This smart product can be retro fitted to your door and gives you peace of mind knowing who is coming and going. You can even have a conversation with someone at the door and of course it gives you a complete record of the movements throughout a day!

Tired of losing the keys?

When the padlock key is lost for the 5th time... consider a Bluetooth option

Manage your access to the padlock with an app on your smartphone

Offering you specialised service and support

James Bull have staff dedicated to providing the support you need especially if you are working on specific projects.
Whether you are an architect or a DIY builder, we can help simplify your planning and decision making, reducing stress and increasing your confidence.

Why work with Us

With history of service, performance and delivery over 50 plus years, but always with an eye on the future we can provide all you need and more when it comes to access and security

We can access all the main suppliers and our team is trained and ready

With access to most products and backed by a massive trained team of pros we are able to bring you the right solution. Big, small or in between we value working with you!


For 70+ years James Bull have been at the leading edge of security and access solutions.

Based in Christchurch, we have provided products and services across the country. No one survives that long without doing a hell of a lot right!


James Bull have a reputation for providing effective solutions.

Finding the best option for your needs is our priority and what will give you the ultimate benefits!


James Bull provide excellent value for money, and can save you time and stress!

We love to provide the best value solution for you which may not be the cheapest, but it will be one we guarantee and support.

Looking for something more?

James Bull offer an extensive range of solutions for all applications

Awesome suppliers of products we use


Contact us now, or call in

Let us help you discover the best solution to your access needs
Call in where there is always a free car park waiting for you!

Contracts Administrator

03 366 2852

Derek is our residential care facility expert….. if anybody knows what type of hardware to specify and supply in a rest home, he does.


Architectural Representative

027 663 3011

Mike is our man, when it comes to architectural designer solutions he'll find you some great solutions!

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