Accessibility Statement

This accessibility statement applies to the Leicestershire Collections website.

This website is run by Leicestershire County Council. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website.

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

Feedback and contact information

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

Email: museums@leics.gov.uk

Tel: 0116 3053720

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 10 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: museums@leics.org.uk

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

Email: museums@leics.gov.uk

Tel: 0116 3053720

Or visit the Contact Us page

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Leicestershire County Council is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance status

This website is fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We will regularly review the accessibility of this website with automated testing using the WAVE accessibility tool. We will also conduct manual testing exercises, and review any issues reported by users of the website. We will work with our developer to make improvements.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This website was last tested on 11 May 2022. Our website developer MID tested the website using the WAVE accessibility tool and manual testing exercises.

We tested a number of pages which included a range of functionality including homepage, behind the scenes, site information, gallery, theme and collection.

This statement was prepared on 13 May 2022.