Accessibility Statement

Accessibility statement for Clapham Parish Council

This website is run by Clapham Parish Council. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example that means that you will be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate most of the site using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • listen to most of the website using the screen reader

We have also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible this website is

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

  • you cannot modify the line height or spacing of text
  • some older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software unless they are downloaded from the site

What to do if you cannot access parts of this website

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:

We will do our best to respond within three working days.

If you cannot view our map on our ‘contact us’ page, call or email us and we will provide directions.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact claphamclerk@gmail.com

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Technical information about the accessibility of this website

Clapham Parish Council is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to issues with the naming of image files which we intend to remedy and some old pdfs not being readable within the browser window.

How we tested this site

This website was tested in August 2019 using online testing software. Our approach was to review all image tags and to test the main textual pages for use with the adaptive and assistive technology readily available on a normal PC.