Wakefield One reopens on Saturday 8 July
internal and external water supply has been given the all clear following
rigorous and extensive testing by Yorkshire Water and Wakefield Council’s
facilities partner ENGIE.
library and museum will be open as usual on Saturday 8 July from 9am and full
council services will resume as normal on Monday 10 July. Create Café will also
be open on Saturday, offering a slightly reduced service to customers.
Wakefield Council’s Assistant Chief Executive for Resources and Governance,
said: “Extensive testing now shows that there are no issues at all with the
water supply. All water tanks, kitchens, drinking machines and toilets in the
building have been thoroughly cleaned and we are very pleased to be up and
“We worked hard to maintain our services during the temporary closure by
relocating all staff to other council buildings and venues and I would like to
thank customers for their patience if they experienced any disruption. We now
look forward to welcoming everyone back to the library and museum on Saturday
and resuming our usual services for customers on Monday.
“We apologise for any inconvenience caused by the temporary closure, but this
shows the importance of regular building maintenance as the health and safety
of staff and the public will always be our first priority.”