London Borough of Hackney

Accessibility statement

This website is run by Hackney Council. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate 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.

How accessible is this website?

We know some parts of this website are not yet fully accessible

  • the site search field has a missing form field label

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 info@hackneywindrush.com and we will respond as soon as possible.


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: info@hackneywindrush.com.

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).

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Hackney 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.

  • The site search field has a missing form field label. This fails WCAG2.1: 3.3.2 Labels or Instructions. We plan to fix this by spring 2021.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 9 July 2021. It was last reviewed on 19 August.
This website was last tested on 8 July 2021. The test was carried out in-house by Hackney Council.
Most of the pages on the website were tested and all the different functionality on the website was covered.

Contact information


We are continually seeking out solutions that will bring all areas of the site up to the same level of overall web accessibility. In the meantime, should you experience any difficulty in accessing the Hackney Windrush website, please don’t hesitate to contact us at info@hackneywindrush.com