Kenneth Kim is the owner and operator of Bates Street Lock & Safe, headquartered in St. Louis,  MO. This is a highly regarded locksmith company in St. Louis County.

Some of the services Bates Street Lock & Safe provides include: Broken Key Extraction, Commercial Services, Gate Lock Services, Access Control, Cabinet Lock Services, Garage Door Lock Services, Key Duplication, and Lock Changing.

When it comes to providing expert locksmith services, nothing takes the place of experience. Kenneth began working in locksmithing 46 years ago and started Bates Street Lock & Safe in 1985.

One of Bates Street Lock & Safe’s  goals is to provide their St. Louis County clients with professional, high quality, and affordable services. People often choose Bates Street Lock & Safe  because the owner Kenneth Kim, is a CRL, CPS (Certified Registered Locksmith, Certified Professional Safetech) and is a member of the Associated Locksmiths of America (ALOA) He is also a member of the Safe and Vault Technicians Association (SAVTA). The company provides outstanding customer service and professional lock & safe services including but not limited to sales, installation and servicing locks and safes at a competitive price.

The result, one of the most successful locksmith companies in St. Louis!  

What do their customers think?

cherri -” I was very worried about the cost of replacing a fob key for a car. My son lost his key , the only one he had . I called a few other places , Some wanted to charge 30 and 40 dollars just to look and see if they could do it. (Not! ) Bates Lock and key was Great! I highly recommend. The tech (Ken) went above what I expected. .With a very reasonable cost. Very impressed. Thank you .”

Donna Ruesche – ‘I needed new key phobs programmed and they were the only ones around to get the job done at a very reasonable price. They were great. ”

Having owner operated experts, like Kenneth providing knowledgeable and expert care is an asset to St. Louis and St. Louis County, MO.

Business owners take risks and often work long, exhaustive hours to service their clients. There are freedoms in owning a business, but these freedoms come at a cost. Rarely acknowledged are business owners like Kenneth Kim that employ people and ensure their staff are paid continuously. Sure, people earn their wages through their time, hard work and skills, but let’s take a moment and thank Kenneth for having and continuing the business ownership game that allows people an opportunity to produce and earn those wages.

Need locksmith service? Give Bates Street Lock & Safe an opportunity by visiting them at 2522 Lemay Ferry Rd, St. Louis or by calling them at (314) 939-1620.

So from the staff of Local Search Force that runs the County Advisory Board

Kenneth Kim, you are highly commended for your service to the residents of St. Louis County, for having and maintaining a business that adds to the financial well-being of MO and for your willingness to participate in social betterment activities.

Well done Kenneth Kim!

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