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Accessibility Statement for Brooke's Bistro

This is an accessibility statement from Brooke's Bistro.

Measures to support accessibility

Brooke's Bistro takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of Brooke's Bistro:

  • Include accessibility as part of our mission statement.

  • Include accessibility throughout our internal policies.

  • Integrate accessibility into our procurement practices.

  • Appoint an accessibility officer and/or ombudsperson.

  • Provide continual accessibility training for our staff.

  • Assign clear accessibility goals and responsibilities.

  • Employ formal accessibility quality assurance methods.

  • Inclusion of third party USERWAY accessibility interface to improve and increase our accessibility

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. Brooke's Bistro is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.

Additional accessibility considerations

Once live the site will be put through Site Improve programme to further improve any accessibility issues and functionality. Also propose to include the Userway accessibility widget for improved access.

Feedback

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Brooke's Bistro. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on Brooke's Bistro:

  • E-mail: paul.grove@dudley.gov.uk

  • Visitor Address: Council House, Priory Road

  • Postal Address: Graphics Studio, Council House, Priory Road, Dudley DY1 2HA

We try to respond to feedback within 2 business days.

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

Brooke's Bistro is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:

  • Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Windows and Mac OS

Brooke's Bistro is not compatible with:

  • Internet Explorer and old browsers

Technical specifications

Accessibility of Brooke's Bistro relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML

  • CSS

  • JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Limitations and alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of Brooke's Bistro , there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations, and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.

Known limitations for Brooke's Bistro:

  1. Some images or sections of the website may not display correctly when zoomed in due to restrictions of the CMS system. : because . Monitor any comments, respond within 2 business days and continually improve the site. Please email about any issues you find.

  2. Standard browser zoom - At 200% possible issues with the layout and the site gains a horizontal scroll bar. The next testable step of 400% (the GDS has just validated us on this level) and the site is not usable.

  3. Zooming text only – testing up to 200% (again GDS has just tested us on this) which can only be tested properly in Firefox and elements of the site become unreadable, text gets cut half or words split.

  4. The flyout menu may not work well if you use keyboard to navigate. 

Assessment approach

Brooke's Bistro assessed the accessibility of Brooke's Bistro by the following approaches:

  • Self-evaluation

  • Formal assessment once live through Council's IT team and Site Improver software

Formal approval of this accessibility statement

This Accessibility Statement is approved by:

Brooke's Bistro
Paul Grove
Senior Graphic Designer

Date

This statement was created on 12 September 2022 using the W3C Accessibility Statement Generator Tool.

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