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Accessibility Statement

Accessibility statement for heritageblackpool.co.uk

This statement only applies to our main website at www.heritageblackpool.co.uk.

This website is run by Blackpool 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 using plug in
  • Zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
  • Navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • Navigate some 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.


How accessible this website is

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

  • Headers are only contrast compliant under the writing and not across the whole header image


Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:

Email: historycentre@blackpool.gov.uk

Telephone: 01253 478090

We'll consider your request and get back to you in 7 days.


Reporting accessibility problems with this website

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

If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we're not meeting accessibility requirements, contact the Heritage Service team: History Centre, first floor, Blackpool Central Library, Queen Street, Blackpool, FY1 1PX, Email historycentre@blackpool.gov.uk or telephone 01253 478090


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).


Technical information about this website's accessibility

Blackpool Council is committed to making its websites accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

This website is compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 20 February 2021.

This accessibility statement was tested on 25 February 2021.