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Scarborough Borough Council is committed to ensuring this website can be accessed and used effectively by the vast majority of website users. 


This website has been built to closely adhere to as many web standards as appropriate, reference has been sought from the Disability Discrimination Act, PAS 78, W3C Web Accessibility Initiative and Metadata standards such as the IPSV. 

Interactive Maps

Interactive maps are inherently not Accessible, current technology does not make 'GIS Mapping' accessible, for this we apologise but assure users that when affordable technology enables this, we will seek to update. 


All PDFs on this website are under 3MB in size unless they describe a larger size in the link to the file.


If you do not have a pdf reader then:


Icon representing the download Adobe Reader software linkTo view PDF files, you may need to download the Adobe Reader software


Laptop and webcamWeb Browser Guidance

Our website is designed to utilise the latest technology standards to deliver information efficiently and in the most accessible way. The site has been designed and tested to support a wide variety of web browsers and versions.


Changing font sizes, contrast settings, layout and more are best described through the help section of your internet web browser, please refer to their help sections for current details.


The BBC also provide excellent help and advice on their My Web My Way website

We also encourage users of our site to regularly visit their browser provider's website and download current security updates to ensure safe and correct functioning of their browser software, please also keep up to date anti-virus and security software on your computer.
We do not use 'Access Keys' on this website
The site uses JavaScript so we recommend that you enable JavaScript in your browser, most browsers are already enabled by default. The website will still function without JavaScript.

To demonstrate our commitment, we currently strive to reach and comply with the following accessibility standards:


W3C WAI Double-A (AA) logo      W3C XHTML 1.0 logo     W3C CSS logo

A to Z of Services


ICT Services
Scarborough Borough Council
Town Hall
St. Nicholas Street
YO11 2HG


Tel: 01723 232323
Fax: 01723 506210

LGNL: 853

Scarborough Borough Council,Town Hall, St Nicholas Street, Scarborough, North Yorkshire. YO11 2HG
Customer First Contact Centre