Finding Us

Our archive and library collections have been transferred on long-term loan to the University of Leeds, Brotherton Library. 

Most of our archival collection is now available to readers and researchers in Special Collections, by appointment and giving two working days' notice. See the searchable list at

Pre-1850 publications are also now housed in Special Collections. Other parts of our library will be accessible once catalogued. To check availability please search the Brotherton catalogue.

If you need to visit Claremont, please make an appointment by calling 0113 245 7910 or email the Hon. General Secretary (

Claremont is situated at the foot of Clarendon Road close to Woodhouse Square and the Clarendon Wing of the Leeds General Infirmary.


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By car

From Bradford, York and the motorway follow signs for LGI Clarendon Wing and Dental School to reach Clarendon Road. From the Skipton area follow signs for the University of Leeds and the Dental School.

Limited car parking is available for library or archive users at Claremont. Short stay car parking is also available near by at Woodhouse Square Car Park.

For detailed directions see

By bus

The Leeds city bus runs on a circular route stopping at the train station, city centre and bus station. The nearest bus stop to Claremont is on Clarendon Road at Woodhouse Square (the stop after Park Lane College).

By train

Leeds station is well served by trains. See for details of train services to Leeds. And for local services

Claremont is about 15-20 minutes walk from Leeds Station, or 10 minutes by bus. Exit the station at the Aire street entrance and walk up to the Headrow and then continue up to Great George Street going left over the bridge on to Clarendon road.