Accessibility statement

Accessibility statement for

This accessibility statement applies to

This website is run by Leeds City 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
  • 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.

How accessible this website is

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

  • you cannot modify the line height or spacing of text
  • you cannot skip to the main content when using a screen reader
  • we link out to content on third party websites and cannot guarantee the accessibility of such content.

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format please contact us:

  • email:
  • call: 0113 53 51170

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 10 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:

  • email:
  • call: 0113 53 51170

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

Leeds City 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

We are currently assessing this website’s compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard and will publish the results soon.

Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

PDFs and other documents

There are currently no PDFs or other documents available to download from this website. Any new PDFs or Word documents we publish will meet accessibility standards.

Live video

There are no plans to include live video on our website. All recorded video is hosted on YouTube which includes automatic captions.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

Our accessibility roadmap shows how and when we plan to improve accessibility on this website:

  • This website has been newly designed with accessibility in mind
  • We regularly complete accessibility audits
  • When the results are received we will make any required changes and update the accessibility statement accordingly
  • We will continue to follow accessibility guidelines when adding new content

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 22/9/20 It was last reviewed on 22/9/20

This website was last tested on 22/9/20. The test was carried out by Leeds City Council. Read the full accessibility test report.