The City of Edinburgh Council has has made every effort to ensure that this website is as accessible as it can be for as wide a range of users as possible.
This page contains a few pointers that might help you get the most out of your use of the website if you do have a particular accessibility requirement.
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
The site has been developed with accessibility in mind and considering the needs of a wide audience. We strive to achieve the AA (Double A) standard of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.0 (WCAG).
The website relies on Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to control presentation and layout that provides faster download times and improved searching. The website is responsive so it will flex to different screen resolutions.
Ease of Use
This site has been designed for use by all members of the community, whether experienced internet users or not. The layout has been created with visually impaired users in mind and is compatible with browser-reading software.
Adobe® Acrobat® PDF Files
Some documents on this site are provided in '.PDF' format.
PDFs (portable document format) are suited to downloading and printing. To view a PDF your browser requires the use of a plug-in called the Acrobat® Reader. Adobe Reader is free and available to download from the Adobe® website. Visually impaired users who require browser-reading software can download an Adobe plug-in for your browser.
If you have any further questions or comments on the accessibility of the site, please contact us.