Latches and Catches are commonly used to keep gates and doors in the closed position for privacy, weather protection or to contain pets. They are not designed to be used for security or access control. However, if you're looking for a sturdier external locking solution than look no further! We stock a range of locking products suitable for outdoor application including gate locks, padlocks, chains & cables, garage door locks and shutter locks. And if you're looking for some outdoor locking inspiration, please read our recent blog post on shed security.