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West Yorkshire Archive Service
West Yorkshire Archive Service

WYAS, Kirklees
Central Library
Princess Alexandra Walk

Tel: +44 (0)1484 221966







Reader Registration.

We are members of the County Archive Research Network (CARN) readers’ ticket scheme. Please bring your CARN readers’ ticket with you when you visit. If you do not have a ticket please bring official proof of ID which includes your name, address and signature. Click here for more information

Appointments recommended: some archives are held offsite


Opening Hours


Full Archive Service with access to original documents:
Monday 9.30am - 5.00pm
Tuesday 9.30am - 5.00pm
Thursday 9.30am - 5.00pm

Access to Archive Service catalogue with advice and guidance from Local Studies staff:
Monday , Tuesday, Thursday 5.00pm - 8.00pm
Wednesday 9.30am - 5.00pm
Friday 9.00am - 8.00pm
Saturday 9.00am - 4.00pm

Microfilm available in Local Studies Library, no appointment necessary

Monday 9.30am to 8.00pm
Tuesday 9.30am to 8.00pm
Wednesday: 9.30am to 5.00pm
Thursday: 9.00am to 8.00pm
Friday: 9.00am to 8.00pm
Saturday: 9.00am to 4.00pm



No refreshment facilities available in the building but cafes etc are close by.

Toilets are located on the first floor.

How To Find Us

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Car Parking We are situated in a pedestrianised area
Car parking is available at Alfred Street and Springwood.
Train We are approximately 600 metres from Huddersfield Railway Station
Bus We are approximately 500 metres from Huddersfield Bus Station

About the Office

The archive service in Kirklees is housed in the Central Library in Huddersfield and since its creation it has been very closely linked with the Local Studies collection.


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