Accessibility

This accessibility statement applies to the website located at the domain nhmf.org.uk.

Visit the heritagefund.org.uk website for the statement regarding the application portal.

This website is run by the National Heritage Memorial Fund. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website.

  • Navigation has been implemented in a logical and consistent way
  • Skip navigation link has been provided
  • Content has been written as clearly and simply as possible
  • Text size can be changed using the web browser (more information below)
  • Headings are clear and use a logical structure
  • Links can be understood out of context
  • Links open in the same window unless stated otherwise
  • Images have alternative text
  • Decorative images have null alternative text

AbilityNet 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:

  • Keyboard focus is not present for the main navigation
  • HTML parsing errors are present
  • some older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software - though these are not part of the application process

Feedback and contact information

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

Phone: 020 7591 6044

Email: NHMF_Enquiries@nhmf.org.uk

Post: International House, 1 St Katharine's Way, London, E1W 1UN. We are currently working remotely and unable to access our post. Please send any items via email. 

We’ll consider your request and get back to you as soon as possible.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’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, contact the website manager by emailing NHMF_Enquiries@nhmf.org.uk or phoning 020 7591 6044.

Enforcement procedure

In England, Wales and Scotland, 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).

In Northern Ireland, the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland 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 Commission for Northern Ireland.

Contacting us by phone or visiting us in person

We provide a text relay service for people who are D/deaf, hearing impaired or have a speech impediment.

Our offices have audio induction loops, or if you contact us before your visit we can arrange a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter.

Find out how to contact us.

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

The National Heritage Memorial Fund 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

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

  • Keyboard focus is not present for the main navigation - 2.4.7
  • HTML parsing errors are present - 4.1.1
  • some older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software - though these are not part of the application process

Outstanding issues will be resolved by upgrading the website to a modern website template - hopefully by the end of the financial year.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on September 2020. It was last reviewed on September 2020.

It was tested by internal audit - though we hope for it be externally audited once the outstanding development work has been completed.