Web accessibility

Accessibility on the Great Exhibition Road Festival website

This statement applies to content published on www.greatexhibitionroadfestival.co.uk.

We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • See all web content with the website's responsive design
  • Skip to main content links
  • Resize text
  • See colour contrasts
  • Use video captions, transcriptions and audio descriptions

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

How accessible the website is

Parts of this website are not fully accessible. For example:

  • some pages and document attachments are not clearly written
  • some pages have poor colour contrast
  • some heading elements are not consistent
  • some images do not have good alternative text
  • some buttons are not correctly identified
  • some error messages are not clearly associated with form controls
  • some older documents in PDF format are not fully accessible
  • Some older video content does not have captions, transcriptions or audio descriptions
  • The video on the Festival website's homepage does not have a mechanism for the user to pause, stop, or hide it

What we do about known issues

We work to achieve and maintain WCAG 2.1 AA standards, but it is not always possible for all our content to be accessible. Where content is not accessible, we will state a reason, warn users and offer alternatives.

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Imperial College London 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 known issues listed.

Reporting accessibility issues

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille or if you find any accessibility issues not listed on this page then please contact [email protected].

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

Enforcement procedure

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).

How we test this website

This website is currently being tested for accessibility compliance.

Last updated

This statement was prepared on 21/09/2020. It was last updated on 17/03/2022.

Festival accessibility

We’re working hard to make the Festival accessible to all. More details about accessibility over the Festival weekend will be released in May 2023. If you have a specific question or to give us suggestions to improve our accessibility please email [email protected]

Public transport to the Festival

Visit Transport for London to plan a step free, accessible journey to the Festival.

Wheelchair access

Activities on Exhibition Road will be accessible for wheelchairs. If you have a particular enquiry or concern please contact us.


The Festival map will be available to download here in May 2023. 

Partner website links

Institutions along Exhibition Road have various provisions in place for your accessibility needs. Further information can be found below.

Imperial College Campus

Natural History Museum

Science Museum

Victoria and Albert Museum

Royal Albert Hall

Royal College of Music

Royal Geographical Society

Royal College of Art