Council website wins award for digital accessibility

The website it said to be “inclusive, user-friendly and accessible to residents with a wide range of disabilities”

Enfield Council’s web team

Enfield Council’s website has won an award for its accessibility.

The website won the Shaw Trust Web Accessibility Accreditation, a “distinguished recognition” of its commitment to digital inclusion and accessibility for residents.

The council says it is dedicated to creating a digital environment that is “inclusive, user-friendly and accessible to residents and individuals with a wide range of disabilities”.

Deputy leader Ergin Erbil said: “We are committed to continuously improving our digital services to ensure they are accessible to all Enfield residents, including those with disabilities. This accreditation not only validates our efforts but also sets a standard for the quality and accessibility of our online services.

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“We invite all residents to visit and explore the newly accredited Enfield Council website. This achievement is not just a milestone for our council but a step forward in making our community more inclusive and accessible to everyone.”

The accreditation process, conducted by the Shaw Trust, a charitable enterprise renowned for over 30 years’ of expertise in high-quality accessibility services, involves more than 60 hours of accessibility testing by users with disabilities. The comprehensive evaluation ensure the council’s website is accessible and user-friendly for everyone.

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