Accessibility Statement for Aldenham Parish Council official website
Aldenham Parish Council is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. We are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website and in doing so adhere to many of the available standards and guidelines
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 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.
This website endeavours to conform to level Double-A of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1. These guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities. Conformance with these guidelines will help make the web more user friendly for all people
This site has been built using code compliant with W3C standards for HTML and CSS. The site displays correctly in current browsers and using standards compliant HTML/CSS code means any future browsers will also display it correctly.
Whilst strive to adhere to the accepted guidelines and standards for accessibility and usability, it is not always possible to do so in all areas of the website.
How accessible this website is
We know some parts of this website aren’t fully accessible:
- older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software
- some PDF documents that are hosted on our sub-domains, which are produced by third party organisations, may not be fully accessible
- some headings may not follow a hierarchical order
- Google maps
Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations
We may have some scanned PDF documents on our website e.g. our Annual Governance and Accountability Returns (AGARs). Scanned PDF documents do not comply with the Accessibility
Regulations 2018 but these documents can be provided in an alternative format or on alternative media, on request.
Reporting accessibility problems with this website
We are continually seeking out solutions that will bring all areas of the site up to the same level of overall web accessibility. In the meantime should you experience any difficulty in accessing the www.aldenham-pc.gov.uk website, please don’t hesitate to contact us via contact us form on our website or
Call: 01923 856433
Postal address: 1 Aldenham Avenue, The Radlett Centre , 1st Floor , Radlett , WD7 8HL .
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) https://www.equalityadvisoryservice.com/ .