Browsers and accessibility


This website is designed to be as accessible as possible for every user. This means that you should be able to access our information and services with the latest versions of screen readers and basic operating system screen magnifiers. 


If you have issues with a page on our website, it might be because of the internet browser you are using. Browsers are what you use to access the internet. Common browsers include Google Chrome, Edge and Firefox.

If you are having problems, try accessing our site in a different browser. Sometimes browsers are not compatible with certain types of website content such as forms or maps.

Upgrading your browser

You should always upgrade your web browser to the latest version. This will mean:

  • your computer will be more secure and less likely to be attacked
  • it will be faster to browse the internet
  • you will see more features on many websites.


Any issues you experience might also be resolved by trying a different device. A device is the equipment you are using to access our website, such as a desktop computer, a laptop, a tablet or phone.

Our website is mobile responsive which means it will shrink to fit on mobile and tablet screens.

We are aware of an issue with some of our maps which do not display correctly on mobile devices. We are working to rectify this problem.