Kirklees Archive Service Opening Times and Information

Contact Us


Please be aware: our network security makes it impossible for us to receive emails from certain email providers who do not support the TLS data encryption standards that our mail system uses. If you have sent us an email and not received an automatic response or a reply to your enquiry within 10 working days please resend your request through our online contact us form which is here and include a telephone number we can reach you on in case we are unable to email you back

Address: WYAS Kirklees, 16A Victoria Lane, Huddersfield, HD1 2QF

Telephone:  +44 (0)113 535 0150


Opening hours

Collections work closure

The Kirklees office will be closed for essential collections work the week beginning 22nd January 2024. During this time we'll be working on the collections in our care and will only be able to accept urgent enquiries. 

All visitors are required to book their visit and order documents at least one week in advance.  Please do not travel to our building without having received confirmation of your booking.

Open days:

Monday 09.30am-4.30pm (closed 12-1pm)

Tuesday 09.30am-4.30pm (closed 12-1pm)


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. 


An accessible toilet and baby change facilities are located on the premises. Please note that no food and drink can be consumed in the searchroom, but many cafes are located close by.

Finding us

Car parking

We are situated in a pedestrianised area. Car parking is available at Springwood Street, Huddersfield, HD1 4BN.


We are approximately 600 metres from Huddersfield Railway Station


We are approximately 500 metres from Huddersfield Bus Station