Accessibility statement

This statement applies to content published on the Islington Life website. 

This website is run by Islington Council. It is designed to be used by as many people as possible. The text should be clear and simple to understand. You should be able to: 

  • zoom in up to 200% without the text spilling off the screen 
  • navigate all of the website using just a keyboard 
  • listen to all of the website using a screen reader  

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand. 

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability. 

How accessible this website is 

Based on current testing, the site is believed to be fully accessible and compliant with the WCAG 2.1 AA guidelines.  It is possible that further accessibility issues have arisen due to content changes after it was last checked for accessibility, or our accessibility checking has missed some of the accessibility failings. 

How to request content in a different format 

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille: 

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 10 working days. 

Reporting accessibility problems with this website 

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact us. 

Enforcement procedure 

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). 

Contacting us by phone or visiting us in person 

We provide a text relay service for people who are D/deaf, hearing impaired or have a speech impediment.

Islington Council’s Customer Centre and the Town Hall have audio induction loops, or if you contact us before your visit, we can arrange a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter.

Find out how to contact us. 

Technical information about this website’s accessibility 

Islington 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 fully  compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard. 

Preparation of this accessibility statement 

This statement was prepared on 11/04/23. It was last reviewed on the 11/04/23. 

This website was last fully tested on 14/06/2021.  The test was carried out by Islington Council using a combination of manual and automated testing using assistive technology.