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Good afternoon to you, I'm Lea and I am going to assist you today.
Your wife is not allowed to terrorise you in this way, and there is more that you can do about it than just locks. But you are perfectly entitled to fit locks to your door, from the inside and from the outside. And you are definitely entitled to call the police.
I would, however, suggest that you consider applying to court for a non molestation order and an occupation order. The former to stop her abusing you (because that is what it is) and the latter to stop her entering your areas of the home. Often people use an occupation order to completely exclude the other person, but as you are both living separately within the flat it is possible to ask for an order restricting her to her own room and the shared spaces only. An occupation order is only for 6-12 months though, with the expectation that the the two of you do something to resolve the issues (i.e. get divorced and sell the property).
You can apply on form FL401 for both the orders. There is no court fee to file these applications.
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No, she doesn't - that would be criminal damage. I don't know why the police give such daft advice.
As your local police seem to be idiots (supporting abusive behaviour in a domestic situation), I suggest you get a court order, then they will have to act if she is abusive towards you as the non molestation order comes with a power of arrest.
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All the best to you.