Wakefield Council Leader Peter Box Signals The Start Of The Archive Development

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To celebrate the commencement of the West Yorkshire Joint Archives development, a ground breaking event was held on site and supported by the Leader and Deputy Leader of Wakefield Council.

The building is a key project in a wider master plan for the area, and the start signifies the rejuvenation of the Kirkgate area of the city.

The event was attended by the Council Leader Peter Box, Deputy Leader Denise Jeffery, the National Heritage lottery Funds Fiona Spiers, together with Councillor Ross Lund, David Brown, James Stevenson and Lisa Hewitt from Wakefield Council, Steve Baker from Gardiner and Theobald and Adrian Rooney, Rick Smeaton and Greg Sykes from Bardsley.