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Accessibility Statement for Street Works Register

This accessibility statement applies to Street Works Register.

This website is managed by Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council and the technical solution is provided by an external 3rd party supplier. 

This accessibility statement for the Dudley web site and sub-domains contains full details on feedback, how to report issues and the enforcement procedure. Below covers specific technical information and compliance status for the Street Works Register.

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Dudley Metropolitan Borough 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 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below;

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons on Street Works Register.

The site is provided to us by an external supplier.

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

  • A 1.3.1 Local link destination does not exist
    1 instance - Content review to be undertaken
  • A 2.4.4 Link text used for multiple different destinations
    1 instance - Content review to be undertaken
  • A 3.1.1 Language of the page has not been set
    1 instance - System template to be amended
  • AA 2.4.7 Element not highlighted on focus
    1 instance - System style to be reviewed

Disproportionate burden

With the exception of those listed below, none of the existing issues on Street Works Register are classed as a disproportionate burden to solve.

  • Existing office documentation such as Microsoft Word (.DOC or .DOCX) and Adobe Acrobat (.PDF).
    This is a failure of 4.1.2 Name, Role Value.
    We are reviewing procedures for creating accessible office documentation. Some documentation may come from external agencies.

Content that's not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

  • The regulations do not require us to fix office documentation published before 23rd September 2018 if they are not essential. 

What we're doing to improve accessibility

The Street Works Register site is monitored for accessibility by an automated tool;

  • SiteImprove - a subscription service that also includes analytics, quality assurance for all pages. SiteImprove provides three levels of accessibility warnings based on the WCAG 2.1 Criterions are divided into errors, warnings and reviews.
    Street Works Register is currently marked at 93.1/100 for accessibility compliance.

This tool is regularly monitored.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared 14th September 2020.

The Street Works Register is tested weekly using the SiteImprove subscription service.