Kennington Community Council Accessibility Statement  

1. Accessibility Statement. 
This website is run by Kennington Community Council. We want as many people as possible to be able to use our 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 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) 
2. Accessibility Tools. 
We have included accessibility tools provided by These can be enabled by clicking the accessibility icon that appears on the bottom right of each page. After clicking on the icon, please wait a moment for the accessibility menu to load. 
3.How accessible is our website? 
We know some parts of this website aren’t fully accessible: 
• you can’t modify the line height or spacing of text 
• most older PDF documents aren’t fully accessible to screen reader software 
• some videos don’t have captions 
• some of our online forms are difficult to navigate and fill out using just a keyboard or screen reader 
4.What to do if you can’t access parts of this website? 
Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on our website by contacting: 
Phone: 07928 824482 
Postal Address: PO Box 606 Ashford Kent TN23 9YF 
The phone number and e-mail address are active 9am to 5pm Monday to Wednesday. We’ll consider your request and get back to you in five working days. 
5.Technical information about this website’s accessibility. 
Kennington Community Council is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018. This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below. 
5.1 Non-Accessible Content. 
5.1.1 The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons. (to be completed after assessment) 
5.2 Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations. 
5.2.1 PDFs and other documents. 
Many of our older PDFs and Word documents don’t meet accessibility standards – for example, they may not be structured so they’re accessible to a screen reader. This doesn’t meet WCAG 2.1 success criterion 4.1.2 (name, role value). Some of these pdfs were previously exempt from the regulations as they were published before 23 September 2019 and weren't essential to providing our services. However, with the launch of our new website, these documents have been republished and are now in scope. We have been making these documents accessible, or replacing them as HTML content, and are continuing to work through them. We don't intend to make some documents that are non-essential to providing our services accessible. 
Any new PDFs or Word documents we publish will meet accessibility standards. 
5.2.2 Live video. 
Live video streams don’t have captions. We don’t plan to add captions to live video streams because live video is exempt from meeting the accessibility regulations. 
5.3 How we tested our website. 
Our website was last tested on 17 September 2021. The test was carried out internally by Kennington Community Council. This test involved a combination of automated and manual testing. 
6.What we’re doing to improve accessibility. 
We are working to resolve all identified accessibility issues which are within our control. We are working with suppliers to resolve any identified accessibility issues where we do not have direct control over their product. 
This statement was prepared on 17 September 2021. It was last updated on 19 September 2021 
Revision History 
Draft v1.00 
13 - Oct - 21 
Adopted at Council 
Draft v0.1 
19 - Sep - 21 
Draft case for change and proposed Accessibility Statement 
Draft v0.2 
8 - Sep - 21 
Minor amends for Council meeting 
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