Accessibility Statement for Active Northumberland

This is an accessibility statement for this website.

This website is run by Active Northumberland. 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 Recite Me Listen and Translate software
  • Zoom in up to 200% without the text spilling off the screen using your browser
  • Navigate most of the website using a keyboard only
  • Listen to most of the site using a screen reader
  • Access the site using a mobile or tablet


We also try to make our website text as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.


Measures to support accessibility

Active Northumberland takes the following measures to ensure the accessibility of this website:

  • Include accessibility throughout our internal policies
  • Integrate accessibility into our procurement practices
  • Regular accessibility audits of the website


Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. Active Northumberland is fully conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Fully conformant means that the content fully conforms to the accessibility standard without any exceptions.


We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Active Northumberland. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on Active Northumberland:

  • Phone: 01670 620200
  • E-mail:
  • Visitor Address: Concordia Leisure Centre, Cramlington, NE23 6YB
  • Postal Address: Concordia Leisure Centre, Cramlington, NE23 6YB
  • On Facebook: @ActiveNland
  • On Instagram: @activenland


Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

Active Northumberland is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:

  • Firefox 119
  • Windows device with NVDA (primary screen reader combination)
  • Chrome 119.0
  • Windows device (primary non-screen reader testing browser)
  • Mobile Chrome 119
  • Android phone (Primary mobile testing device, including screen reader, zoom and usability)


Active Northumberland is not compatible with:

  • Internet Explorer
  • Desktop or mobile browsers older than 10 years


Technical specifications

Accessibility of Active Northumberland relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript


These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.


Assessment approach

Drummond Central assessed the accessibility of Active Northumberland by the following approaches:

  • Self-evaluation


We will review content when major content and layout changes take place and / or annually.


This statement was created on 21 November 2023.

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