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Accessibility statement

Accessibility statement

This statement applies to content published on
This website is run by Islington Council. It is designed to be used by as many people as possible. The text should be clear and simple to understand. You should be able to:

  • change colours and contrast levels
  • zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader

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:

  • there are some duplicate IDs in the website code.

We plan to fix these issues by 31 January 2021.

How to request content in a different format

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

  • request it online using our contact form
  • call 01245 380371
  • if you use British Sign Language you can contact Islington Council using our Sign Language Interpreting Services

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 10 working 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 please contact us.

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).

Contacting us by phone

Call 01245 380371

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

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

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to ‘the non-compliances’, ‘the exemptions’ listed below.

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons:

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

  • There are some duplicate IDs in the website code. This may prevent accessibility technology to stop working. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 4.1.1. We plan to address this by 31 January 2021

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 21 October 2020 and updated on 3 November 2020. This website was last tested on 2 November 2020. The test was carried out by Islington Council using a combination of manual and automated testing.