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Heritage Quay - University of Huddersfield

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  1. Heritage Quay is the University of Huddersfield's archives and records management service. It is located on level 3 of the Schwann building and is open to students, staff and the general public.

    Heritage Quay has over 160 archives and collections which are arranged into seven broad themes. Some of the highlights are:

    Education: University of Huddersfield Archive; University of Huddersfield Students' Union Archive.

    Sport: England Netball Archive, Rugby Football League Archive.

    Art and Design: Sally Jerome Archive; Marion Rhodes Archive; Textile Fabrics of India Archive.

    Literature: Ted Hughes Network Archive; Mark Hinchliffe Ted Hughes Collection; Chris Missen True Crime Collection.

    Theatre: Mikron Theatre Company Archive; Lawrence Batley Theatre Archive; Sir Patrick Stewart Archive.

    Music: British Music Collection; Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival; Huddersfield Music Society.

    Politics: Huddersfield Labour Party Archive; Duncan Scott Archive; John Henry Whitley Archive; Arthur Gardiner Personal Papers and Library.

    You can view archives for free in person by appointment in the Research Room which is open Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays 9-4:30pm or online by booking a 1 hour online appointment which are available on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10am and 3pm. To book an appointment, please visit our website and click on the online booking form link.

    You can also enjoy free exhibitions which are open 6 days a week and you can play with interactives that showcase archival collections. The event space hosts thousands of people each year and is available for students to book for free and non-university groups to hire.

    You can browse Heritage Quay's collections on the online catalogue on our website.

    What will you discover?


Heritage Quay

University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield HD1 3DH

01484 473168

Organisation last updated

  1. 09 January 2023

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  1. University Of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, HD1 3DH
    1. All key services are accessible. Wheelchair access
    2. Either, there are specially marked parking spaces for disabled people, or disabled people can park within 50 metres of an accessible entrance. Disabled parking
    3. There is a toilet which can be accessed by people with disabilities including wheelchair users. This means that it complies with the standards set out in Part M of the Building Regulations,'Access to and use of buildings. Fully accessible toilet
    4. There is a loop system. Please contact the venue if you need further information. Loop system


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