This website is designed to be accessible to as many users as possible, and to meet or exceed current UK accessibility legislation and internationally accepted guidelines.
Pages on this website conform to the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines to priority level 2 and conform to both the spirit and the letter of the United Kingdom Disability Discrimination Act 1995.
This site was built using current web-standards, using valid CSS for all visual layout and valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional for markup. All pages on this site use structured semantic markup, meaning that if your browser or browsing device does not support CSS, the content of each page should still be readable.
Linking text have been written to make sense out of context, and, wherever possible, title attributes which describe the link in greater detail have been added.
All content images used in this site include descriptive ALT attributes. Purely decorative graphics are either applied using CSS, or include null ALT attributes.
You may change the font size of this document via the preference-settings of your browser. Additionally, all modern browsers (with the exeption of Internet Explorer 6 for Windows) allow resizing of text via the keyboard using CTRL (Option for Macintosh) and the '+' or '-' keys.
This site's font and background colour combinations have been checked against the different colour blindness conditions and ensured that all information is still clear.
Access key settings
In order to aid navigation around this site, the following keyboard
Access Keys are enabled. Information on how to use these shortcuts can be found below.
- 1 - Home
- 2 – About us
- c - Contact us
- m - Sitemap
- a - Accessibility statement
How to use access keys
Access Keys are selected in different ways according to which browser you use:
Internet Explorer (PC):
Hold down the ALT key and select the number/letter of the access key, then press ENTER.
Hold down the CTRL key and select the number/letter of the access key.
Firefox / Mozilla / Netscape:
Hold down the SHIFT+ALT keys and select the number/letter of the access key.
Press SHIFT+ESC, followed by the number/letter of the access key.