Contact Us and Opening Times

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We have five archive offices across West Yorkshire, for information on visiting a specific office please visit to the page for that office:

Bradford Calderdale , Kirklees , Leeds , Wakefield

If you would like to contact us to ask a question, deposit archives, make a comment or give feedback regarding our services then we would love to hear from you!  

For any general enquiries our first point of contact is If you are in any doubt about who the best person to contact is please use this email address and we will ensure it is passed on to the correct person.

Other useful contacts:

Records Management email:  [Tel: +44 (0) 113 535 3009]

Education and Outreach email: [Tel: +44 (0) 113 535 3012]

Conservation requirements email:  [Tel: +44 (0) 113 535 3011]

Head of archives: 

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