Accessibility Statement for Pimms and Needles

Pimms and Needles is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. Pimms and Needles is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level A. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.


We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Pimms and Needles. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on Pimms and Needles:

We try to respond to feedback within Within 5 business days.

Technical specifications

Accessibility of Pimms and Needles relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Limitations and alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of Pimms and Needles, there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations, and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.

Known limitations for Pimms and Needles:

  1. Instagram feed: Provided by a third-party, some of the code does not meet WCAG standards. We cannot change third-party plugins as they can be regularly updated for patches.

Assessment approach

Pimms and Needles assessed the accessibility of Pimms and Needles by the following approaches:

  • Self-evaluation

This statement was created on 19 October 2020.