Accessibility Statement

Bannau Brycheiniog National Park is committed to making its websites accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

This accessibility statement applies to Bannau.wales

This website is run by Bannau Brycheiniog National Park. 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 using browser or device settings
  • zoom in up to 400% without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate most of the website using a keyboard or speech recognition software
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

How accessible this website is:

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

  • you cannot modify the line height or spacing of text
  • most older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software
  • live video streams do not have captions

Feedback and contact information

If you find any problems that aren’t listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact the National Park Authority.

Telephone: 01874 624 437
Email : LegalServicesHub@beacons-npa.gov.uk

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).

Compliance status

These websites are partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliance and/or the exemptions listed below.

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons:

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

  • Some images and linked images do not have alt text. This does not meet WCAG 2.1 AA Success Criterion 1.1.1.
  • Some PDFs on the websites are not accessible.
  • Sites must have a site map. This does not meet WCAG 2.1 AA Success Criterion 2.4.5
  • Form submission data is presented to the user before final acceptance for all irreversible transactions. This does not meet WCAG 2.1 AA Success Criterion 3.3.4

(b) disproportionate burden

None

(c) the content is not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

  • WCAG 2.1 AA Success Criterion 1.2.4 requires that captions are provided on live audio or video. This criterion is not within the scope of the accessibility regulations.
  • Some PDFs published before 23 October 2018 are not accessible. These PDFs are not within the scope of the accessibility regulations.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

The National Park Authority are working to develop a new fully accessible website that aims to be launched in January 2025.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 24 January 2024.

This website was last tested on 24 January2024  against the WCAG 2.1 AA standard.

This statement was prepared by way of self-assessment and the use of a third party accessibility tool Monsido.