Accessibility statement

This accessibility statement applies to:

Standards for Highways values inclusion, equality, and accessibility for all which is why we’re working to ensure our websites are accessible to all people, regardless of ability. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • Change colours contrast levels and fonts
  • Zoom up to 400% without text spilling off the screen
  • Navigate the website using just a keyboard
  • Navigate the website using speech recognition software 
  • Listen to the website using a screen reader

If you have a disability, AbilityNet has some advice on making your device easier to use


How accessible our website is

We know some parts of our website have accessibility barriers.

  • HTML documents: Some HTML versions of standards documents may not fully support user preferences, adaptations, or assistive technologies 
  • PDFs: Some content has been published as inaccessible PDFs 

Requesting alternative formats

If you need information on these websites in a different format like large print, easy read, audio recording, or braille:


Call:  0300 123 5000

Feedback form:


Reporting accessibility problems with our websites

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of our websites. If you find any problems not listed on this page, contact us. 


What we’re doing to improve accessibility

Our Standards document archive is currently comprised of inaccessible PDFs. We are currently in the process of providing more accessible HTML versions for these documents. 


Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on: 14 November 2022

It was last reviewed: 22 February 2023