Websites - accessibility
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 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
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:
To view PDF files, you may need to download the Adobe Reader software
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
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
by default. The website will still function without
To demonstrate our commitment, we currently strive to reach
and comply with the following accessibility standards: