Darent Valley Landscape Partnership Scheme

Preserving an area of outstanding natural beauty for Kent Downs County Council

The Darent Valley and Kent Downs Team
Services
Accessibility
Design & Branding
Web Development
Platform
Wordpress
Year
2019
Client
Kent County Council
The Challenge

Raising awareness

The beautiful ‘Darent Valley’ is under threat due to its proximity to London’s increasingly built up population. Huxley were asked to design and build a website that communicated the importance of the valley, in order to aid it’s preservation long term. The DVLPS is part of a Kent Downs AONB project.

A view of the Darent Valley
A screenshot of a section of accessible projects from the DVLPS website, showing links to their projects
The Solution

An accessible website

By looking at user data, carrying out user testing, and adhering to accessibility standards, Huxley designed and built a website that could communicate clearly to all of it’s assumed demographics regardless of accessibility barriers. The WordPress platform offered the DVLPS admin a familiar Content Management System to work on.

The Impact

Aiding long-term preservation

The beautiful ‘Darent Valley’ is under threat due to its proximity to London’s increasingly built up population.

  • 100% uplift in website traffic
Visitors to the Darent Valley recording notes on a notepad