Accessibility

This statement relates only to web pages with a web address beginning http://equitablehealthycities.org/ which are pages hosted on the private server Mediatemple.net and created on the WordPress content management system.

How accessible the website is

We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • Navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • Resize to the size of your window, and display a readable text size whichever device you are using

What we do about known issues

We work to achieve and maintain WCAG 2.1 AA standards, but it is not always possible for all our content to be accessible. Where content is not accessible, we will state a reason, warn users and offer alternatives.

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

The Pathways to Equitable Healthy Cities team is committed to making its website accessible in accordance with the 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 the known issues listed below.

Non accessible content

The Pathways to Equitable Healthy Cities team is currently carrying out accessibility testing on different aspects of the website. Once this is complete, we will update this section with any areas of the website which do not meet accessibility standards.

Non compliance with the accessibility regulations

Non-accessible content in specific sections include:

  • No video captions, transcriptions or audio descriptions
  • Colour contrast issues
  • No text alternatives for non-text content
  • Missing first level headings
  • Missing link names on some image links, particularly under “Media coverage” tab

Reporting accessibility issues

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille or if you find any accessibility issues not listed on this page then please contact Pathways to Equitable Healthy Cities team. We aim to respond within 5 working days.

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).

Last updated

This statement was prepared on 24/06/2020. It was last updated on 12/08/2020.