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.



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.

Lancashire County Council has given notice that a section of footpath in Broughton will be closed from 5th October for approximately 5 weeks. Click for more details and a map.

Lancashire County Council has given notice that a temporary road closure will be in place, affecting A6 Garstang Road for 250 metres either side of property number 450, between 08:00 on Monday 9th October and 18:00 on Friday 10th November.

Broughton Parish Council is delighted that the new bypass is due to open on Thursday (5 October). The new road will bring relief to the village after years of congested traffic.