The Edinburgh City Region Brand project has made every effort to
ensure that this website is as accessible as it can be to as wide a
range of users as possible.
This page contains a few pointers that might help you get the most
out of your use of the website if you do have a particular
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
The site has been developed with accessibility in mind and
considering the needs of a wide audience. We strive to
achieve the AA (Double A) standard of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version
The website relies on Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to control
presentation and layout that provides faster download times and
improved searching. The website design fits a resolution of 800
pixel width or greater.
Ease of Use
This site has been designed for use by all members of the
community, whether experienced internet users or not. The layout
has been created with visually impaired users in mind and is fully
compatible with browser-reading software. The site can be navigated
using the keyboard alone; hopefully making it easier to use for
physically disabled people.
Increasing text size
Some users might find screen text easier to read by increasing
the size at which text is displayed. To do this you can simply
adjust your browser's settings.
If you use Microsoft® Internet Explorer go to the VIEW menu, select
TEXT SIZE and then either LARGER or LARGEST.
If you use a Mozilla-based browser (such as Firefox), go to the
VIEW menu, then TEXT STYLE, then choose Increase until the text is
whatever size you require. Alternatively, hold down the Control
(Ctrl) key and use the + and - keys to increase or decrease the
text until you find a size you are comfortable with.
Adobe® Acrobat® PDF Files
Some documents on this site are provided in '.PDF' format. On
selected pages there is also the opportunity for you to ‘PDF this
PDFs (portable document format) are suited to downloading and
printing. To view a PDF your browser requires the use of a plug-in
called the Acrobat® Reader. Adobe Reader is free and available to download
from the Adobe® website. Visually impaired users who require
browser-reading software can download an Adobe plug-in for your
If you have any further questions about or comments on the
accessibility of the site, please contact us using our feedback form.