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Accessibility statement


  • Hampshire County Council is committed to making its website as accessible as possible to benefit all visitors.

  • Hantsweb aims to reach conformance level AA from the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).

  • To ensure that meet our aim of an accessible website we have a clear set of web publishing standards, and an Access for all policy.  

  • We review the site regularly and amend pages that may cause problems for people with disabilities.

Our services in sign language

Having problems accessing our site? Contact us

If you find that you can not access any of our content, please let us know. We will make every reasonable effort to either remove the barrier or provide the information in a format that you find acceptable.

Opening and downloading Adobe Acrobat documents

Where we have attached a PDF document, we provide a link to the Adobe Acrobat website so that you can download the free Adobe Reader needed to open a PDF. The current version of Acrobat Reader  has improved accessibility features and includes the facility to read the text out loud.

Change your browser settings

The following information will help you to change the text and background colours and  text size and style of our website, and explain how these changes can be made to affect every site you visit if you wish.

The instructions for each browser are different. Therefore you need to select the browser you are using from the list below.

Note: If you are not sure which browser you are using then select the Help option, this is usually found at the top of the browser window (as shown in the image), and this will say 'About' followed by the name of the browser.

Browser compatibility

Our website has been tested in a variety of old and new browsers.

Your feedback

We are continually working to improve the accessibility and usability of Hantsweb, and welcome all your suggestions and comments.

If you encounter any accessibility or technical problems when using this site, or if you have any comments or suggestions then please contact the Hantsweb Team.


Change font size and colours

Click on one of the letter As below to select a font size:

A  A  A 

Click on one of the icons below to choose a colour scheme:

High contrast yellow on black  High contrast yellow on purple  Default colour scheme