Accessibility statement for
This website is run by Bristol City 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, and contrast levels and fonts
- 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)
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.
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
- map sections unable to open pins using just keyboard
- timeline unable to navigate using just keyboard
- some functionality with maps, timeline and slide content do not work or load in Internet Explorer
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’ll consider your request and aim to reply within 5 working days.
Reporting accessibility problems with this website
We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems that are not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, please contact us by doing the following:
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Let us know the website address for the page you’re having problems accessing.
- Describe the issue you are having.
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 this website’s accessibility
Bristol City Council is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.
Non compliance with the accessibility regulations
Non-distinguishable landmarks. This fails WCAG 2.1 A success criterion 1.3.5 (info and relationships). We’ll aim to fix this issue or provide further details by the end of March 2022.
Landmarks with identical names. This fails WCAG 2.1 A success criterion 1.3.5 (info and relationships). We’ll aim to fix this issue or provide further details by the end of March 2022.
Map pins unable to open with keyboard. This fails WCAG 2.1 A success criterion 2.1.1 Keyboard (keyboard accessible). We’ll aim to fix this issue or provide further details by the end of March 2022.
Timeline unable to scroll using keyboard. This fails WCAG 2.1 A success criterion 2.1.1 Keyboard (keyboard accessible). We’ll aim to fix this issue or provide further details by the end of March 2022.
Internet Explorer no longer fully supported, as this browser is now at the end of its lifecycle.
How we tested this website
This website was last tested on 20/09/2021. The test was carried out by Bristol Design – Bristol City Council using a range of automated software.
- Desktop using Google Chrome, Safari, FireFox, Edge,
- Mobile: using iOS Safari
What we’re doing to improve accessibility
We are continuously working to resolve all identified accessibility issues which are within our control.
This statement was prepared on 17 September 2021. It was last updated on 20 September 2021.