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Accessibility Statement

Our commitment to accessibility.

Travis Perkins is working hard to ensure that our website is accessible to all of our customers.
 

Accessibility for Travis Perkins - website standards

We endeavour to comply with the World Wide Web Consortium Accessibility Guidelines and will continue to review and improve our website to meet the guidelines. We strive to achieve compliance at AA level and AAA where possible.

The website will appear best on a monitor set at a screen resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels. We ensure that the navigation through our websites works in a consistent way.

The website has been designed to be as accessible as possible with the following parameters in mind:


Accessibility for Travis Perkins - font / text sizes and how to change it in Internet Explorer

We aim to use a web font so that all text is easy to read. However, to enlarge text on the site, please follow these simple steps:

  1. On the browser Tools menu select 'Internet Options'

  2. On the 'General' tab, select 'Accessibility'

  3. Tick the 'Ignore font sizes specified on web pages' check box

  4. Click on 'OK'

  5. On the browser menu select 'view'

  6. Click 'text size'

  7. Choose the size of text


Accessibility for Travis Perkins - approach to colour in Internet Explorer

We do not rely on colour as the only way of giving information. If you want to change text and / or colour on the site, please follow these simple steps:

  1. On the browser Tools menu select 'Internet Options'

  2. On the 'General' tab, select 'Colour'

  3. Deselect the 'Use Windows Colours' tick box

  4. Select the box next to 'Text' and choose a colour

  5. Click on 'OK'

  6. Select the box next to 'Background' and choose a colour

  7. Click on 'OK'


To change the colour of links displayed on a screen, please follow these simple steps:

  1. On the browser Tools menu select 'Internet Options'

  2. On the 'General' tab, select 'Accessibility'

  3. Click on 'Select ignore colours specified on Web pages' (should contain a tick) - Click 'OK'

  4. Select the 'General' tab and click on 'Colours'

  5. Turn off the 'Use hover colours' tick box (should not contain a tick)

  6. Select 'Visited' and choose the colour that suits you best, Click 'OK'

  7. Select 'Not Visited' and choose the colour that suits you best, Click 'OK'

  8. Select 'OK' for 'Colours'

  9. Select 'OK' for 'Internet Options'


Accessibility for Travis Perkins Page structure / design / screen resolution / contrast

This website uses Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to control all of the presentation and layout. Tables are only used for data presentation. To view each page in full screen format on the browser view menu select 'Full screen' or press 'F11'.


Accessibility for Travis Perkins - access keys & navigation tools

Using the tab key on the keyboard will allow you to navigate through the different areas of the website.


Accessibility for Travis Perkins - downloads / PDF documents:

To open a PDF file you can either:

1. Download a program called Acrobat Reader and install it onto your computer. The program is available free of charge from the Adobe Acrobat site. We provide these links for the user wherever we list PDF Documents.

2. Use an online PDF conversion tool. You can visit the Adobe Acrobat website, type in the address of a PDF file and get it to translate the file into a more readable format while you wait. Or you can email the address of the file (or the file itself) to Adobe, and they will email a translation back. These translations of the files may not be as clearly formatted as the original PDF file.

3. If you are having difficulties downloading a PDF then you may need to update your version of Adobe Reader. See 'Download Adobe Reader' to get the latest version of this software.


Feedback

We are always keen to improve the accessibility of this website, and we would like to receive feedback on your experience. Therefore, if you have any comments, have found this website inaccessible in any way or have had any difficulties whilst using it please email: customerservice@travisperkins.co.uk with any queries or comments.