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.



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.

Lancashire County Council has advised that a section of footpath in Broughton, which has been closed for works, will remain closed for a longer period, due to extensive damage.  Click for more details and a map.

Preston City Council would like your views on proposed changes to some of the ways in which the waste collection service operates. The online consultation is open until Thursday 19th October.

James Towers Way, the name given to the Broughton Bypass, officially opened to vehicles earlier today (Thursday 5 October 2017). Click to read the full story and watch a video report.