Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council Accessible Website | Recite Me

Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

Stockport Council is a local authority in Greater Manchester, England with a responsibility to oversee local services for residents including bin collections, street lighting, libraries, and leisure centres. With over 220,000 residents, Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council has a responsibility to ensure that all residents are equipped with essential information that affects their day-to-day life.

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Our Brief

With a diverse population, Stockport Council wanted to improve access for residents, so they could read and understand online information with ease. This was to support those with disabilities, learning difficulties, visual impairments, and those who speak English as a second language.

Our Solution

To support the needs of the diverse range of residents in Greater Manchester, Stockport Council has removed online barriers for those with disabilities, learning difficulties, visual impairments, and those who speak English as a second language.

The Recite Me accessibility and language toolbar on the Stockport Council website ensures those with a range of abilities can read content in a way that best suits their individual needs. Features of the toolbar include screen reading functionality, multiple reading aids, customisable styling options, and an on-demand live translation feature that boasts over 100 languages including 35 text-to-speech options.

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Laptop with Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council website using the Recite Me assistive toolbar
Mobiles with Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council website using the Recite Me assistive toolbar
Tablet with Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council website using the Recite Me assistive toolbar

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