accessibility statement

Kew is committed to making accessible to as many people as possible.

Making accessible

Creating an accessible website includes considering children and adults who may have visual, auditory, physical, speech, cognitive or neurological disabilities.

To get accessibility right for all our users, Kew is spending time on continuous user testing and site development. We are also working with those in the wider accessibility community to support the future development of

Kew has redesigned the following sections of to conform to the W3C AA accessibility standard:-

  1. Visit Kew Gardens
  2. Visit Wakehurst Place
  3. Science & Conservation
  4. Plants & Fungi
  5. Support Kew
  6. News
  7. Business & Venue Hire
  8. Ask Kew 

WAI AA accessibility standard

At the time of launch in October 2009, we are in the process of migrating the entire Kew website to a new website.
We are continuously improving the website, and are currently conducting accessibility audits.

Whilst we are launching the new service, please contact us if you are aware of, or have been affected by any accessibility issues on the website.