Playground on King George V Playing Field

The civil parish of Broughton lies just 4-miles north of Preston in Lancashire.

Broughton is a village steeped in history, with a warm and close-knit community. Whether you're a resident or visitor to our parish, we hope you will find the information on this site interesting and helpful.

Our Parish Council works to represent the interests of the local community, on all kinds of issues, from planning matters to crime prevention, managing open spaces and campaigning for better services and facilities.

Please contact us with any comments or suggestions on how we can improve this service, and of course any local news or items of interest relevant to the Broughton area that we may share.


Map of Broughton and surrounding areas

Broughton is situated to the north of the City of Preston. Primarily where the A6 towards Lancaster crosses the B5269 (Whittingham Lane), although the civil parish boundaries also take in sections of D'urton Lane, Haighton Green Lane and Eastway to the South.



The Parish Council & local residents will attend the Appeals, by developers of two sites either side of the Garstang Road, south of the village centre, next week. We are supporting Preston City Council's decision to reject these applications. 

The latest editions of our digital newsletter, e-News, is now available. You can read the newsletter here or find printed versions in venues throughout the village.

Broughton Parish Council has been advised by Preston City Council that a letter submitted by Gladmans, a speculative land agent, challenges whether the rule 14 consultation had been completed fully by the Parish Council on the amended plan before submission to Preston City Council. The Parish Council has been advised to complete a further Neighbourhood Plan Regulation 14 Consultation to mitigate potential legal challenges. For more details click Read More.

Lancashire County Council has given notice that a temporary road closure will be in place, affecting the B6241 Eastway from it's junction with the A6 Garstang Road on 20th and 21st January.

We have received notification from Highways England that they will soon be commencing a resurfacing programme on the M55 westbound carriageway between
junction 1 and junction 3. The works are due to start on Monday 4 December 2017 for two weeks.