The Stricklandgate House Trust ("the Trust") is committed to ensuring that this website ( is accessible to everyone. People access the web in many different ways and the Trust promotes inclusion for all, regardless of disability, capability or technology.

If you have any problems accessing any information on this website, or any suggestions for how we can improve website accessibility, please advise us using the provided technical support form, or by post toThe Stricklandgate House Trust Limited, 92 Stricklandgate, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4PU, and we will take all reasonable steps to address the issue.

Web and online accessibility standards

In addition to meeting the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act, we make every possible effort to conform to best practice web and accessibility standards and guidelines as published by the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

The website is published as hypertext markup language (HTML) pages that use cascading style sheets (CSS), and the Trust aims to ensure that all online content complies with the following relevant standards:

Testing and evaluation

Accessibility and standards compliance are evaluated by the following methods:

  • automated testing and validation (WCAG, XHTML, CSS)
  • manual checks
  • assistive technology tool testing
  • user testing with people from a range of disabilities, preferences and ages