To meet this commitment, this website adheres as closely as possible to the Web Accessibility Guidelines, published by the World Wide Web Consortium W3C group, and the UK Government's guidelines in the Disability Discrimination Act (1995).
The guidelines are the WCAG[1,2+3] tests. These are defined by the RNIB as THE test that sites should pass to meet DDA compliance.
Sites 'MUST' adhere to priority 1 and 'SHOULD' adhere to priority 2
In addition to the menu at the top of the site, a sitemap is also available to the user for quick page access.
This site has been developed using XHTML and CSS which allows visually impaired users to navigate and experience the site content without the restrictions by the layout.
Some visitors may find it necessary to increase or decrease the size of the text appearing on screen. This can be achieved by:
Apple Mac - holding the 'Apple' key, then pressing + or - to alter the font size.
Internet Explorer users can use the 'View' menu, highlighting the 'Text Size', then selecting the appropriate option.
If you are having difficulties using the site please contact us.