the beginning _ 1966 the Surfers era
Frank O’Neill opened as Frank O’Neill Locksmiths in down town Surfers Paradise. Alongside having locks repaired or installed and having your keys cut, you were able to have pens, jewellery and trophies engraved, you could have a trophy custom made, buy souvenirs and get your rubber stamp hand made. Crystal Craft was on the shelf. Acrylic signs made to order.
1980 to 2008_ the Bundall era
To enable better access to our Showroom for builders and customers building or renovating it was time to move. This era was equally spent between 97 Ashmore Rd and 58 Bundall Rd. Services and Products became more aligned to the security industry, maintaining our stronghold in the locksmith industry this era saw growth in providing architectural hardware and electronic security solutions. The business became known as Frank O’Neill Security Centre to better represent the broader range of security offerings other than locksmithing.
2009 to Now_ the FRANKsecure era
42 years had passed since Frank first opened shop in Surfers and sadly too Frank passed away early in 2009. His passing was unfortunately only days before we had moved premises from Bundall to Arundel. A quick reshuffle of company set-up with sons Guy & Bret maintaining the company ethos and principles Frank held strong for 42 years the Frank O’Neill Group pty ltd was re-formed trading as FRANKsecure. A new era, a new name in honour of the founder Frank O’Neill and in line with the primary purpose of our being, Security.
2016 saw our 50th year in business as family affair. Strong ethics. Vast industry knowledge. Qualified technicians. FRANKsecure continues to be your right choice of security provider for the next generation.