Accessibility statement

Last updated on 24 January 2024

This accessibility statement applies to

Leeds City Council is committed to making our websites accessible. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website.

This means you should be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • zoom in up to 300 percent without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most
    recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)
  • 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.

Our accessibility issues

We know some parts of this website aren't fully accessible, for example:

  • Accessibility labels on elements not permitted.
  • Users can’t navigate maps without dragging.

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, please email

We'll consider your request and get back to you in three 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, please email us and let us know:

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.

Technical information about this website's accessibility

Leeds City 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 partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.2 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.


ARIA attributes are not prohibited for an element's role.


Maps used on the site do not have arrows to allow manual navigation.

What we're doing to improve accessibility

Content is being reviewed to improve readability for users.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 24 January 2024.

It was last reviewed on 24 January 2024.

How we tested this website

This website was last tested on 24 January 2024.

The test was carried out by Leeds City Council. We tested a variety of pages.

  • Homepage
  • Libraries
  • Hunslet Library
  • What you can do
  • Arts, Culture and Music
  • Studio 12
  • Events