We are committed to making our website accessible, inclusive and user friendly for everyone.

Using this website

This website is run by Havant 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:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • zoom 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

We've 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.

Listen to and translate our website using Browsealoud

This website is speech enabled with Browsealoud for those who have difficulties reading web pages. The Browsealoud button is located on the top right of each web page in the main header.

Audio files can be created and downloaded from the website pages and played on another device should you wish.

Text on each page can also be translated into a wide variety of different languages.

How accessible is this website

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

  • most older PDFs aren’t fully accessible to screen reader software
  • the colour of the text and the colour of the background are not in sufficient contrast to each other in some parts of the website.

What to do if you can’t access parts of this website

If you need information from this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille, please contact us by email (shared service).

We'll consider your request and get back to you as soon as possible.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We're always looking to improve the accessibility of this website.

If you find any problems that aren't listed on this page or think we're not meeting the requirements of the accessibility regulations, please contact us by email (shared service).

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing 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 this website's accessibility

The website aims to meet the standards defined by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 issued by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

This website is partially compliant due to current issues with PDFs and the colour contrast.

How we test this website

This website is tested regularly by Siteimprove

The website was last tested on 6 February 2020 and has an accessibility score of 92.9/100.