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West Yorkshire Archive Service
West Yorkshire Archive Service


WYAS, Leeds
West Yorkshire Joint Service
Nepshaw Lane South
LS27 7JQ

Tel: +44 (0)113 393 9788






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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



A rest area is available for the consumption of your own refreshments

Public lockers are provided

Toilets are located off the searchroom

How to find WYAS, Leeds... (External website)

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We are located on the A650 Bradford-Wakefield road between the Toby Carvery (formerly the Angel public house) situated at the Bruntcliffe traffic lights and the M62 Junction 27 interchange with the A62 Leeds-Huddersfield road and the A650 Bradford-Wakefield road. The Joint Services offices are on the north side of the A650, just before/after it crosses the M621.

Click here to download a map.
Car Parking There is limited free parking available for visitors to Leeds Archives
Train We are approximately 2.5km from Morley Railway Station
Bus From Leeds city centre: to Gildersome Green no.219, to Gildersome Cross Roads no. 229, to Morley no. 51.

We are 2.7km from Morley Town Hall
Journey planning to plan your journey on public transport, please use Our postcode is LS27 7JQ – just select ‘West Yorkshire Trading Standards' from the drop-down list of options
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