Thornton Road, Bradford, BD13 3LD


01274 834747

Visit Us

South Square, Thornton Road, Bradford, BD13 3LD

The centre can be accessed via public transport from Bradford City Centre. There is on street parking available near to the centre.

Due to the unique nature of our heritage building the centre has limited accessibility for wheelchairs users. Most community spaces including the café and gallery spaces are accessible. Please ring ahead for more information.

South Square Centre’s privacy notice can be viewed here.

Opening Times

Gallery Opening Hours

** The Gallery is currently closed for renovation **

** Please see our social media for capital project updates **

Plenty At The Square

** Plenty at the Square is currently closed, due to reopen in February. See Facebook for updates ** 

Fridays & Saturdays 

10.30 – 3.30pm

Thornton Antiquarian Societies Archive

** The Archive is currently closed due to building renovations ** 

Contact or call 01274 834747 to make an appointment. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings are generally possible for archive volunteers but best to book in advance to ensure access to this amazing collection of local historical artefacts.  

The Watchmaker

** The Watchmaker is currently closed due to national lockdown restrictions **


Rushworth’s Fine Art Framers

Tuesday – Saturday 9am-5pm

Thornton Village Community Library

In April 2017 South Square became the accountable organisation for the Thornton Library, it is now run by a team of committed volunteers. It is located a short walk from South Square Centre on Market Street.

Please contact if you would like to volunteer.

Library Opening Times

The library is open for click and collect services. Please contact the library on or on Facebook if you wish to take out a book.