Accessibility

HS2 Ltd is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience and we actively work to improve the accessibility and usability of our website.

WAI/WCAG Web Accessibility

This website is built to AA level guidelines outlined by WAI and WCAG. This is to ensure that the website remains accessible to the widest range of people as possible, including those with a disability such as visual impairment.

A variety of manual spot checks are carried out to address areas such as colour contrast, keyboard tabbing and skip to content links. In addition we use WAVE automated scanning software which will test the website for a wide range of potential accessibility problems.

It is important to note that we adopt a ‘best practice’ approach to web standards and guidelines whereby we adhere as closely as possible to web best practice standards unless a specifically requested feature, tool or third party library makes this impossible and/or impractical. This relates to such third party plugins such as our interactive map, for example.

Text size

You can change the text size on this website to make it either larger or smaller via your web browser settings. Some web browsers will allow you to magnify the whole page. To change the text size of our website, please consult the ‘Tools’ or ‘Help’ section of your chosen web browser for instructions on how to do this.

Downloadable documents

A number of documents are available for download from our website. Wherever possible, these documents are made available in Portable Document Format (PDF), with spreadsheet data extracted into Comma-Separated Values (CSV) files.

PDF files may be viewed using Adobe Reader.

If you do not have Adobe Reader installed on your computer or device, you can download it free of charge from the Adobe website at http://get.adobe.com/uk/reader/

Should you have any problems with this website or any of the resources on our website, please contact us at HS2enquiries@hs2.org.uk