West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield

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WYAS, Wakefield is moving to new premises in early 2017. To prepare for this move the opening hours are changing from 1 April 2015

The Archives will be closed to the public the third full week of each calendar month, starting 20-24 April 2015. Monday evening sessions will also stop

Their revised opening hours are:

Weeks 1, 2 and 4 of each month

Monday-Tuesday 9.30-5, Wednesday Closed, Thursday-Friday 9.30-5

Second Saturday of the month 9.30-1

  • Closure weeks to Oct 2015:

    20-24 Apr; 18-22 May, 15-19 Jun, 20-24 Jul, 17-21 Aug, 21-25 Sep, 19-23 Oct
  • Saturday openings (9.30-1) until Oct 2015:

    11 Apr, 9 May, 13 Jun, 11 Jul, 8 Aug, 12 Sep, and 10 Oct
  • West Yorkshire Joint Services' website is currently undergoing maintenance and a temporary site is running
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