Armitage Vanesta toilet door locks

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SneakyPete69
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Armitage Vanesta toilet door locks

May 2018 15 17:39

Post by SneakyPete69 » Tue, 15th May 2018, 5:39pm

Post by SneakyPete69 by SneakyPete69 May 2018 15 17:39

Our aging KS2 Armitage Vanesta toilets are suffering from door lock fatigue.

They are the sliding plastic 'bolt' type encased in an oval lozenge shaped clip-on plastic cover. Replacements are a staggering £22 each (+ vat!) - and the new ones are of the same pathetically flimsy design.

If I remove these and attempt to fit a viable replacement I will have to fill a large oval hole in each door where these locks are fitted.

Anyone on here had similar issues? Any quick (or slow) fixes?

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Re: Armitage Vanesta toilet door locks

May 2018 15 18:05

Post by ric70 » Tue, 15th May 2018, 6:05pm

Post by ric70 by ric70 May 2018 15 18:05

They also charge £12.50 postage !!!!

I end up ordering half a dozen at a time

Your right not the best designed lock

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Re: Armitage Vanesta toilet door locks

May 2018 16 08:42

Post by browncoat » Wed, 16th May 2018, 8:42am

Post by browncoat by browncoat May 2018 16 08:42

Try Ironmongery Direct

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Re: Armitage Vanesta toilet door locks

May 2018 16 10:32

Post by hawkwind » Wed, 16th May 2018, 10:32am

Post by hawkwind by hawkwind May 2018 16 10:32

They are useless locks, I contacted Armitage to see if there was something more substantial and preferably that would bolt through the door as the screw holes are no good anymore.
Their suggestion was to buy a new door at the same time as the replacement locks [Angry.png]
They can't fire me. Slaves have to be sold.

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