Accessibility statementWe're committed to making our websites accessible so they can be used by as many people as possible. This statement applies to content published within the Rochdale Development Agency's website (www.investinrochdale.co.uk) The domain is owned by the Rochdale Development Agency. This website is run by the Rochdale Development Agency and We aim to make our website as accessible to the widest possible audience. This means, for example, that 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 our websites using a keyboard
How accessible are our websites?Parts of our websites are not fully accessible. For example, we've found the following issues on some of our websites:
some header structure and page IDs are not optimised for screen reader use
some images are used as links
missing or unclear page descriptions
missing labels in form fields
non-optimal image types
some videos do not have captions
How to request content in an accessible formatIf you need information in a different format please email us at email@example.com and tell us:
the web address (URL) of the content that you need
your contact name and email address
the type of format you need
Reporting accessibility problems with this websiteWe’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, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to report this.
Enforcement procedureIf you contact us with a complaint and you're not happy with our response contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS). 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').
Technical information about this website's accessibilityRochdale Development Agency is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
Compliance statusThis website is fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.
Disproportionate BurdenThe following has been identified as Disproportionate Burden for 2020 and will be reviewed yearly.
Our forms are built and hosted through third party software and ‘skinned’ to look like our website.
Adding subtitles to existing media, where YouTube's automated subtitles are not active
We do not plan to add captions to live video streams because live video is exempt from meeting the accessibility regulations.
PDFs and other documentsMany of our existing pdfs and Word and other Office file format documents are essential to providing our services. The accessibility regulations do not require us to fix pdfs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they're not essential to providing our services. We're in the process of updating our pdf library to fix our three most common accessibility fails listed below.
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