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WCMC Accessibility Statement

This accessibility statement applies to the Wales Coastal Monitoring Centre information on


This website is run by the Wales Coastal Monitoring Centre. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • Zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen.

  • Most of the website is navigational via keyboard.

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

  • The website is programmed to be optimized for the following screen readers:

                            Windows + Firefox or Chrome: NVDA (Free reader)

                            Mac + Safari: Voiceover (Built-in reader)

                            Android + Chrome: Talkback (Built-in reader)

                            iOS + Safari: Voiceover (Built-in reader)


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


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

  • Some pages and document attachments are not clearly written

  • Some heading elements are not consistent

  • Some page titles are not unique

  • Some form labels are not unique

  • Some images do not have good alternative text

  • Some link text does not describe the purpose of the link

  • Many documents are in PDF format and are not accessible


We know that some of our documents are not accessible. For example, some of them:

  • Are not marked up in a way that allows screen reader users to understand them

  • Are not tagged up properly, for example they do not contain proper headings

  • Are not written in plain English

Some of these are historic documents. We do not currently have any plans to make them accessible.


Reporting accessibility issues with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems that are not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting the requirements of the accessibility regulations, contact us via the contact us link with the subject accessibility’.


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, please contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).


The Wales Coastal Monitoring Centre is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.


Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 18/03/2021. It was last reviewed on 24/03/2021


This website was last tested on 10/03/2021.

We tested:

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