This website is run by Middlesbrough Council. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:
AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.
Please note this website may not function correctly if you are using an older browser ie Internet Explorer. It is recommended if you are using Internet Explorer that you instead use Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge.
Most of this website is compliant with the W3C WCAG 2.1 AA accessibility standard. However, there are some parts of this website that are not fully accessible:
If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read or audio recording:
We’ll consider your request and get back to you within 10 working days.
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 requirements, contact the Middlesbrough Council Digital team by emailing the issue to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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).
Middlesbrough Council is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed under section two of this page.
This website is tested every 7 days. The tests are carried out by the Middlesbrough Council Digital Team using Site Improve’s accessibility reports and other online accessibility reporting tools. Required changes that are discovered as a result of these tests will be implemented within two months.
Our accessibility road map below shows how we aim to improve accessibility across this website.
|Issue||Target fix date|
|Some links are missing discernible text||September 2022|
|When this website is read aloud using a screen reader certain elements are not read aloud correctly meaning it may be difficult for certain users to use this website||September 2022|
|Some headings are empty||September 2022|
This statement was prepared on 12/08/2021. It was last updated on 29/06/2022.