Our council website

Who owns this website, how we write for the website and how to use our data.

Who publishes the Brighton & Hove City Council website

This website is a service operated by Brighton & Hove City Council, Hove Town Hall, Norton Road, Hove, BN3 3BQ, UK.

How we write for our website    

We must produce content that the widest possible audience can understand. 

Since 23 September 2020 all local government websites must be compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1.

All new website content is written in line with our accessibility guidelines and style guide.

Some older content may not follow these guidelines. We are working to rewrite our older content so that our website is as accessible as possible.

Disclaimer of liability  

Brighton & Hove City Council endeavours to ensure that the information contained within the Brighton & Hove City Council website is correct but does not accept any liability for error or omission howsoever caused and whether by the negligence or omissions of Brighton & Hove City Council or otherwise.

Information, editorial, advertising, products and services provided by Brighton & Hove City Council are provided on the basis that Brighton & Hove City Council disclaims all warranties whether expressed or implied. Neither Brighton & Hove City Council nor the suppliers of information shall be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental or consequential loss of business profits or special damages.

Use and re-use of material on the website

The use and re-use of any data and content on the Brighton & Hove City Council website is permitted under the terms of the Open Government Licence v3.0, set out in full on the National Archives website, except where stated otherwise on individual pages of the council's website.

External links

On our site you will find links to external websites.

Although we make every effort to ensure these links are accurate, up to date and relevant, Brighton & Hove City Council cannot take responsibility for pages maintained by external providers.  

Please note that external links from this website may include material of a political nature.

Brighton & Hove City Council takes no responsibility for information contained on external links from this website.

External websites may not be accessible and may not be subject to the same accessibility regulations as local government websites.

Views expressed by individual councillors on their own webpages or on external sites they link to are not necessarily those of the council itself.