website is run by Rayleigh Town Council. We want as many people as possible to be
able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able
- zoom in up
to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
most of the website using just a keyboard
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 is this website?
- We know
some parts of this website aren’t fully accessible:
- you can’t
modify the line height or spacing of text
- some PDF
documents aren’t fully accessible to screen reader
- you can’t
skip to the main content when using a screen reader
a limit to how far you can magnify the map on our ‘contact us’
What to do if you can’t access
parts of this website
If you need information on this website
in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording
for example, please use the details
our contact us page. We’ll consider your request and
get back to you in 15 working days.
Reporting accessibility problems with this
We’re always looking to improve
the accessibility of this website. If
you find any problems that aren’t
listed on this page or think
we’re not meeting accessibility
The Equality and Human Rights Commission
(EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and
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
Clerk, Michael Letch
Call: 01268 741880
Technical information about this website’s
Rayleigh Town Council is committed to
making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies
Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations
This website is currently partially compliant
with the Web
Content Accessibility Guidelines version
2.1 AA standard,
due to the non- compliances listed below.
The content listed below is
non-accessible for the following reasons.
Non-compliance with the
When we publish new content, we’ll
make sure our use of images meets accessibility standards.
Content that's not within
the scope of the accessibility regulations
How we tested this website
This website was tested both manually and
automatically prior to the writing of this statement. The tests were carried
out by Vision ICT Ltd.
This statement was prepared November 2021.