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This site has been designed with access in mind. It has been designed and built in line with the guidelines set by the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative.

For more information on these standards and web accessibility in general please visit:

Web Accessibility Initiative

Access features

The site has a number of access features that improve the accesibility of the site for many users.

Text options

You can resize the text of this website by simply clicking the A button in the menu at the top fo the page.

Access keys

Access Keys allow visitors to navigate the Swan Hunter website using their keyboard. To use the Swan Hunter access keys simply press "Alt" followed by an access key. (Internet explorer users may have to press "Enter" after "Alt" and the access key). Access keys have been built in to every page making the most common options available with just a few key presses. The Swan Hunter access keys are listed below.

How to use access keys

  • Search box - Press ALT + 1
  • Home - Press ALT + 2
  • Explore - Press ALT + 3
  • Community artwork - Press ALT + 4
  • About - Press ALT + 5
  • Links - Press ALT + 6
  • Contact - Press ALT + 7

Please note that access keys are not available in all browsers. If your browser does not support access keys then please consider upgrading to Microsofts latest Internet Explorer browser.

Your requirements

If you would like to discuss your access requirements or have any questions about the accessibility of this site then please contact us