Our reception is now located on Drury Lane.

Exhibition open hours:
9am - 1pm Monday and Friday 
9am - 4pm Tuesday - Thursday

Office hours:
Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm

Arriving by Public Transport

The Art House Building is just moments walk from the new Wakefield Westgate Station. When leaving the Railway Station cross the road at the pedestrain crossing. Turn an immediate right, cross the side road at the crossing, then turn left to reach Drury Lane.  Turn right and continue along Drury lane until you reach the man entrance. 

The Art House is on the Wakefield Freecitybus Route. Details HERE

Arriving by Car

From M1 Southbound

Leave the M1 at Junction 41 and follow the signs for Wakefield (Joining the A650).
Continue across every roundabout until you reach the Newton Hill Roundabout, take the third exit signposted Wakefield (A61). Continue straight down this road until you reach the centre of Wakefield.
With Wakefield College on your right (and County Hall on your left) follow the road staying in the left hand lane.
This is Drury Lane. The Art House is located at the bottom of Drury Lane opposite The Theatre Royal. To find our reception and car park, continue on Drury Lane and at the traffic lights turn right onto Westgate, past the Black Horse Pub, then immediately right again onto Mulberry Way.  We are on the right.

From M1 Northbound

Leave the M1 at Junction 40 and follow the roundabout to the right, signposted for Wakefield A638.
Continue straight for about 2 miles and head for the city centre, A642.
Stay in the left hand lane, and follow the road up the hill to the city centre, under the railway bridge.

The left hand lane turns to the left by the Civil Justice Centre on your left. The Art House and car park are on the right,  and Reception is just beyond the car park.


We have a limited number of disabled parking spaces for use by Blue Badge holders. For able bodied visitors, the nearest Car Parks are Merchant Gate Multi-Storey (short stay) and Unity House Car Park (long stay)

Download Wakefield Visitor Information (which includes a Car Park Map) HERE


Find details of our accessible building HERE


Further Information

Art House Contact 
Tel: 01924 312 000