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Accessibility statement

This accessibility statement applies to

This website is run by Hammersmith & Fulham Council. 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
  • zoom in up to 200% 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)

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

My Computer My Way has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.


How accessible this website is

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible. You can see a full list of any issues we currently know about in the non-accessible content section of this statement.


Feedback and contact information

If you find any problems that aren't listed on this page or think we're not meeting the requirements of the accessibility regulations email us at

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:

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).

Technical information about this website's accessibility
Foster with West London is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.


Compliance status

The website has been tested against the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2 AA standard.

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.2 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.


Non-accessible content

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

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

  • The visible labels for the local authority and date dropdown selections in the Event search are not correctly associated with the fields and will not be read out to screen readers on entry. This fails WCAG 1.3.1 Info and Relationships (A).
  • Focus indication for all navigation elements does not meet contrast requirements. This fails WCAG 1.4.11 Non-text Contrast (AA).
  • At the end of the About fostering block of content on the home page there is a vestigial link that does not have any text. This fails WCAG 2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context) (A).
  • Some pages can only be accessed from the burger menu style view at higher magnifications or on mobile. This fails WCAG 2.4.5 Multiple Ways (AA).
  • The names for the collapsible controls for each of the sub menus within the burger menu presented at higher magnifications are not descriptive. This fails WCAG 4.1.2 Name, Role, Value (A).

If you find an issue that we have yet to identify, please contact us using one of the routes described in the 'Reporting accessibility problems with this website' section of this statement.

Disproportionate burden

At this time, we have made no claims of disproportionate burden.

Content that's not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

At this time, we have not identified any content that is not within scope of the accessibility regulations.


What we're doing to improve accessibility

Our website is built and hosted through third party software. In some instances, we may need to work with our third party software provider in order to solve accessibility issues.


Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 13 May 2024. It was last reviewed on 13 May 2024.

This website was last tested on 12 May 2024. The test was carried out by All Able Ltd.

All pages of the website were tested. Testing was composed of a mixture of manual, semi-automated and assistive technology testing.



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