Kirklees Archive Service Opening Times and Information

Contact us

WYAS Kirklees

Central Library

Princess Alexandra Walk



Telephone: +44 (0)113 535 0150



Opening hours

In response to the National Lockdown announcement, unfortunately WYAS will be closing its offices to visitors with immediate effect.  If you have an appointment booked we will be in touch with you as soon as possible.  We are sorry for any inconvenience

We will be continuing to provide limited remote services and monitoring and responding to email and telephone messages where we are able.

Please keep an eye out for updates on our social media channels and website. 



Appointment must be made at least one week in advance of your visit. Please contact us by telephone 0113 535 0150 or by email to arrange your appointment. Please do not travel to our building without having received confirmation of your booking.

To help ensure that our spaces are safe for both public and staff, and that we are following government guidelines, please read the office guidance before planning your visit. 

Group talks and workshops

A range of talks are available to groups and organisations who would like to find out more about our Archive Service. In our talks we aim to explain the work we do and help to raise public awareness of our collections and expertise. We offer many different talks, details of which and how to book can be found here.


Refreshment facilities within the building are temporarily closed, but many cafes are located close by.

Finding us

Car parking

We are situated in a pedestrianised area. Car parking is available at Springwood and Alfred Street [PLEASE NOTE: Alfred Street car park is currently closed until further notice]


We are approximately 600 metres from Huddersfield Railway Station


We are approximately 500 metres from Huddersfield Railway Station