Accessibility statement for 99 by 19
This accessibility statement applies to www.99by19southend.co.uk
This website is run by Southend-on-Sea Borough Council. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:
zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)
AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.
How accessible this website is
We have systematically gone through the content on this website, and continue to do so, to ensure text is in plain English, free from jargon and of a reading level lower than secondary education (WCAG 3.1.5). The majority of this website complies with this.
All buttons, images and banners have colour contrast that adheres to the accessibility regulations.
Feedback and contact information
If you need information on this website in a different format like an accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:
call 01702 212932
We’ll review your request and get back to you within 5 days.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances and exemptions listed below.
The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.
Contrast levels are set and not able to be altered. However in re-designing this website, we have ensured that all navigation and body content has colour contrast compliant with WCAG 2.1 AA.
Certain widgets have been skinned to fit in with the branding of our site, as such we are unable to alter the text sizes, colours or layout.
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was prepared on 10 August 2021. This website was last tested on 10 August 2021 for accessibility, user-journeys and ease of finding content. The test was carried out by internal staff at Southend-on-Sea Borough Council.
We used this approach when deciding on a sample of pages to test:
Range of content types
Range of subject matter