Accessibility Statement for

This statement applies to content published on

This website is run by UK Research and Innovation. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible is this website

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

  • text within the third-party Leaflet mapping tool do not scale to all magnifications and are not fully accessible with screen reader software
  • the case study section of the website is not currently fully accessible via a mobile device
  • you cannot modify the line height or spacing of text

Feedback and contact information

You can provide feedback on the website at any time by emailing the InfraPortal Team at

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille then please get in touch at

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 10 working days.

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, please contact the InfraPortal Team via email at

Enforcement procedure

If you contact us with a complaint and you’re not happy with our response contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

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’).

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

UK Research and Innovation is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

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

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

Third-party tools

Leaflet Maps

Text and images displayed within the mapping tool do not scale to all magnifications and are not fully accessible with screen reader software. We don't have a suitable alternative and, as we don't control the platform, are unable to make the changes required to improve it. Please let us know via email at if you would like an accessible version of this content.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 23/09/2020. It was last reviewed on 23/09/2020.

This website was last tested on 23/09/2020. The test was carried out by the UK Research and Innovation InfraPortal Website Development Team.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We will make sure that any new features or content added to the website meet WCAG 2.1 AA standards. We are committed to refining existing parts of the service to maximise accessibility.

The contents of this statement were prepared through modification of the GOV.UK accessibility statement and used through the Open Government Licence v3.0.