Accessibility Statement for Downing Property Services Ltd
This accessibility statement pertains to https://www.downing.com/. This website is operated by Downing Property Services Ltd. We strive to ensure that as many people as possible can access and understand the content on this website.
Scope of the Document
This document specifically addresses the accessibility of content hosted on the WordPress CMS platform at https://www.downing.com/. Downing Property Services Ltd manages various websites hosted on different frameworks and platforms, including WordPress Content Management System. Please see each website individually for its accessibility statement.
Using the Website
Our goal is to make this website as accessible as possible. We follow principles of usability and universal design, aiming to meet Level 2 (AA) of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1.
Key aspects of accessibility include clear and understandable text, easy zooming up to 200%, keyboard navigation, multi-device access, and compatibility with speech recognition software and screen readers.
While we continuously work on improving the website’s accessibility, we acknowledge that some areas are not fully accessible. These include insufficient colour contrast on certain pages, limited accessibility of downloadable files (e.g., PowerPoint and PDFs) for screen readers, lack of captions for videos, and challenges in keyboard navigation for specific pages and content structures.
Feedback and Contact Information
If you need information from this website in an alternative format, please reach out to us at email@example.com
Reporting Accessibility Issues
We value your feedback and are committed to enhancing the accessibility of this website. If you encounter any accessibility problems or believe we’re not meeting the required standards, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
For concerns regarding accessibility compliance, please contact email@example.com. You can also contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS), as the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) enforces the accessibility regulations.
Downing Property Services Ltd is dedicated to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. We are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website and in doing so adhere to many of the available standards and guidelines (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
This website partially complies with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, with specific non-compliant areas outlined below.
Non-Accessible Content and Reasons
Certain aspects of the website do not fully comply with the accessibility guidelines due to reasons such as:
- Some PDFs and downloadable files may not be fully accessible
- Some video content may not have captions or transcripts (if applicable)
Content Not Within Scope
Content such as PDFs or documents published before 23 September 2018 and pre-recorded time-based media (e.g., YouTube videos) published before 23rd September 2020 are exempt from meeting accessibility regulations.
We are committed to improving the accessibility of our website by enhancing navigation and search systems and reconfiguring our content.