Floor Security Safe £10000 - Churchill Sapphire ES3

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With the same £10,000 Insurance cash rating as a Eurograde 1 tested safe, the Churchill Sapphire ES3 Floor Security Safe offers real security. 
Churchill Sapphire ES3 Underfloor Safe has a recommended insurance cash rating of £10,000 and is supplied with a Security Key lock with 2 keys as standard, but it can be upgraded to either a mechanical dial combination or digital electronic lock offering complete security. In addition a mesh grille, inserted within the concrete mix, is supplied to add further security from malicious attack.

PLEASE NOTE - CHANGE OF DESIGN - The Sapphire range has now been changed and now has integral steel necks - not as shown in images

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The Churchill Sapphire ES3 Underfloor safe is a very high security safe, equivalent to the Euro Grade 1 standard. The Sapphire 2 underfloor safes are designed to protect your cash and valuables from theft, and have a recommended cash rating of £10,000 (£100,000 for valuables).

This Sapphire ES3 under floor safe door is constructed from stainless steel with a 2mm copper disc to prevent thermal and mechanical attack, and is supplied with a VDS Class 1 Mauer key lock as standard, with 2 keys supplied. For additional security a concrete reinforcing mesh is also supplied. 

Features of the Churchill Sapphire ES3 £10,000 Rated Floor Security Safe

  • 20 Litre Capacity Floor Safe
  • Hidden underground for extra security
  • Secure Screw in Round door for extra security
  • Insurance Rating - £10,000 cash and £100,000 for valuables
  • * Subject to agreement with your insurer if contents are being insured
  • Double bitted VDS Class 1 Mauer key lock as standard, with 2 keys supplied
  • Optional Digital Electronic Combination Lock
  • Optional 3 wheel S&G Mechanical Dial Combination Lock
  • 45mm solid stainless steel round door with copper disc for security
  • The Sapphire Door protects from both thermal and mechanical attack
  • Re-locking device secures door in case of attack
  • Welded steel reinforcing mesh is supplied to improve defences against a violent attack
  • This is placed within concrete and surrounds the neck and door of the safe
  • The interior of the safe has a soft baize lining to prevent scratching and damage to jewellery
  • Dust cover included which fits at floor level
  • Important:  Always place paper documents inside an air tight cover to prevent damage from condensation

Recommended Uses for the Churchill Sapphire ES3 £10,000 Rated Floor Security Safe

  • Ideal for precious jewellery such as necklaces, diamond rings, sapphire brooches and earrings
  • *Subject to your Insurer's agreement you can secure up to £100,000 of valuables or £10,000 Cash
  • Secure home and vehicle keys to prevent theft of that new car!
  • Protect vital documents - keep in them in an air tight pocket to resist damage from damp
  • Documents such as Deeds, Birth or Share Certificates, Passports
  • Small valuable collectors items

How to install the Churchill Sapphire ES3 £10,000 Rated Floor Security Safe

  • Select a position that would restrict a physical attack
  • Remove safe door and keep clean
  • Protect safe from any sand and cement entering via neck
  • Remove floor covering to expose concrete floor
  • Ensure no drains, cables, pipes are located beneath this area
  • Mark out area at least 150mm wider than footprint of safe
  • Dig away until depth is at least 75mm deeper than height of safe
  • When fitted the top of the safe neck should not protrude above ground
  • Replace any damp proof  membrane that has been disturbed
  • Use high grade concrete e.g. 1 part Portland Cement to 5 parts ballast
  • Add a water resisting additive before filling base of hole with 100mm of concrete mix
  • Lower safe into the excavated hole until safe is level with ground surface
  • Fit the steel welded mesh around the safe collar to resist attack
  • Check safe is level while filling 100mm layers of mix
  • Do not disturb or use safe within 7 days of installation

Guidance on selecting the best safe for your needs


  • Safes Product Range: Churchill Sapphire Underfloor Safes
  • Manufacturer Part #: ES3
  • Manufacturer: Churchill Safes
  • Condition: New
  • Insurance Limit - Cash / Value: Grade 1 - 10k / 100k
  • Type of Door: Round Screw-In Lid
  • Choice of Safe Lock: Key Lock, Digital Electronic Lock, Dial Combination Lock
  • Lock Features: No
  • Suitable For: No
  • Fixing Methods: Concreted Underground
  • Neck Height (mm): 125
  • Door Thickness (mm): 50
  • Maximum Aperture of Door (mm): 140
  • Volume (litres): 20
  • Weight (kg):
    4st, 4lbs (approx)
  • Warranty Period: 2 years
  • Standard Delivery Time: 1-3 business days
  • External Dimensions
    H 470 x W 300 x D 300 (mm) H 18.50 x W 11.81 x D 11.81 (inches)
  • Internal Dimensions
    H 300 x W 290 x D 290 (mm) H 11.81 x W 11.42 x D 11.42 (inches)

Robert's Rating

Gold Award

Gold Rated safes are designed to resist serious burglary attempts and offer considerable resistance to a violent physical attack. Gold Rated security safes have usually been independently tested and received an internationally recognised security certificate such as Eurograde EN1143-1 approved by AIS (Association of Insurance Surveyors).

Who is Robert and what are his ratings?

"Robert's Ratings" - Robert's honest opinion about each and every safe we sell. Robert is the founder of Safe Options Limited and has over 25 years experience in the storage industry. Robert speaks to many customers who are confused about safes and storage, and he wanted to make the buying process easier for everyone - so that's why he rates every security and fire safe we offer - so you can easily select the safe that is right for you
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Returns & Refunds

This policy is offered in addition to your statutory rights.

You may return your purchase to Safe Options for a refund by obtaining a Customer Return Authorization (CRA) number within 14 days of the delivery date. To obtain a CRA please e-mail your invoice or order number and reason for return using the contact form. Alternatively you may contact our customer service department on 0117 929 2104.

Please note returns are subject to the following conditions:

1. You must have received a CRA number from our customer service department.
2. The product must be in "as new" condition, with original packaging and with all manuals and accessories.
3. You will receive a refund excluding the original delivery charge included in our price.
4. Special services such as Professional Installation are non-refundable.
5. Made to order items such as cut keys, keyed alike locks, Steel Cabinets and Lockers are non-refundable.
6. Products with bespoke modifications that are not available to order online are non-refundable.
8. Please allow up to 28 days for refunds to be processed and credited to your account.


If the product you purchase is faulty, we may offer a repair, exchange or refund as appropriate in accordance with your legal rights. Please email customer services or contact us on 0117 929 2104 if you feel your purchase is faulty.

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