This website is designed to work with a wide range of current browsers and will work with Internet Explorer 6.0 or above, Firefox 2.0 and above, Safari 4.0 and above, Google Chrome 4.0 and above and Opera 9.0 and above.

Responsive design

This website is designed to provide an optimal viewing experience—easy reading and navigation with a minimum of resizing, panning, and scrolling—across a wide range of devices including desktop computer monitors and iPads to mobile phones.

Audio and video

Sound files on this site can be played using Windows Media Player. The quality of sound may vary depending on your connection speed to the internet. Please note that the quality of the sounds on our website does not necessarily reflect the quality of the originals held in Equiniti Group. Most videos can be played using Windows Media Player, but some may require Adobe Flash.


Some content (such as the Virtual Books) requires Adobe Flash, Shockwave or Microsoft Silverlight for the full experience. Where possible, we offer an HTML alternative, but note that some of the functionality of the original may be lost.

Use the links below to download the free software:

Adobe Flash 
Adobe Shockwave 
MS Silverlight

Adobe PDF

This website contains PDF (Portable Document Format) files. To view them you will need to install Adobe Acrobat on your computer. You can download these files using the links provided:

Adobe Acrobat PDF viewer 
Adobe Acrobat solutions for accessibility 


If you have problems accessing this site please contact us by email or write to this address:

Web Services Team, Highdown House, Yeoman Way, Worthing, West Sussex, BN99 3HH